Ladan Manteghi leads the Global Social Enterprise Initiative at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business building cross-sector partnerships and programs that help train business leaders to create economic and social value. Previously, she directed AARP’s international initiatives where she helped create, launch, and served as President of the AARP Global Network. Concurrently serving as the Senior Vice President of International Affairs for AARP, Manteghi has collaborated and created partnerships with influential groups such as the World Economic Forum, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, United Nations and its affiliate organizations, and the European Commission. She has spoken as an expert on the over-50 market, income security, health, and retirement at conferences and in the media in Asia, Europe, and the Americas.
Prior to joining AARP, Ms. Manteghi served as advisor to the CEO of PowerUp, a non-profit focused on addressing the digital divide, and directed business development and outreach activities for a dotcom leading e-advocacy campaigns for multi-national corporations and national nonprofits. She also served in various US government agencies including working for President Clinton and Vice President Gore, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Interior. Ms. Manteghi earned a B.A. in Political Science/Public Service from the University of California at Davis.