[{"id":"1","name":"Astrid Scholz","title":"","type":"Evaluation Panel","cms":"judges_g1","image":"/image/Judges/900_0004_scholz-astrid.jpg","thumbnail":"/image/Judges/200_0004_scholz-astrid.jpg","shortDescription":"CEO, Sphaera","longDescription":"\n\t\n\t\n\t\n\nAstrid Scholz is the CEO (“Chief Everything Officer”) of Sphaera, a social enterprise dedicated to accelerating the pace of change. By making it easy and rewarding to share, discover, adapt, innovate, aggregate, and finance solutions to the big problems of the 21st century, Sphaera is harnessing the competitive advantage of collaboration. She was previously President of Ecotrust, where Sphaera was incubated in partnership with the Rockefeller Foundation, Mercy Corps, Oxfam America, the Island Institute, and other like-minded organizations. She has served on several advisory bodies for public-private partnerships for conservation and social outcomes, including the State of California’s Marine Life Protection Act Initiative. Astrid serves on the boards of several non-profit organizations, and is a speaker on social innovation, the business of philanthropy, and the role of technology for change. She holds degrees from the University of St. Andrews, the University of Bristol, and the University of California, Berkeley.\n\n\t\n"},{"id":"2","name":"Jenn Pryce","title":"","type":"Evaluation Panel","cms":"judges_g1","image":"/image/Judges/900_0082_pryce-jenn.jpg","thumbnail":"/image/Judges/900_0082_pryce-jenn.jpg","shortDescription":"President & CEO, Calvert Foundation","longDescription":"\n\t\n\t\n\t\n\t\t

Jenn Pryce is President and CEO of Calvert Foundation, a nonprofit organization that specializes in impact investing around the globe. Over Calvert Foundation’s 20 plus year history nearly $1.5 billion dollars has been raised and invested for social good from private investors purchasing Calvert Foundation’s Community Investment Note. Having worked at Calvert Foundation for nearly a decade, Jenn has shaped the strategic direction of the organization to lead on rising trends such as investing with a gender lens and making impact investing more accessible to retail investors. Jenn started off in the Peace Corps working in Africa where she was exposed to the frustrating limited flows of capital and resources to lower income communities. From there she set off to work for major banks in New York and London including NeubergerBerman and Morgan Stanley and then a CDFI Nonprofit Finance Fund. Jenn received her Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Union College and her MBA from Columbia University.

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Elaine Pagels is best known for research and publication involving a cache of over fifty ancient Greek texts discovered translated into Coptic in Upper Egypt in 1945. After completing her doctorate at Harvard University she participated with an international team of scholars to edit, translate, and publish several of these texts. After publishing two monographs and several scholarly articles, she wrote The Gnostic Gospels, which won the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award. Then, having received a MacArthur Prize Fellowship, she joined the faculty at Princeton University in 1982 as the Harrington Professor of History of Religion at Princeton University, where she now teaches and engages in research.  Besides continuing to write scholarly articles, she has published other books accessible to a wider audience, including Adam, Eve, and the Serpent  (Random House, 1988), which explores how various Jewish and Christian readings of the Genesis accounts (c. 50-400 CE)  articulate a wide range of attitudes toward sexuality and politics; The Origin of Satan: How Christians Came to Demonize  Jews, Pagans, and Heretics (Random House, 1995); Beyond Belief: The Secret Gospel of Thomas (Random House, 2003) and most recently, Revelations: Visions, Prophecy, and Politics in the Book of Revelation (Viking Penguin, 2012).

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