Richard Rossi

Richard Rossi currently serves as President and Executive Director of The National Leadership Academies.


Mr. Rossi is a co-founder of two of the world’s largest and most prestigious enrichment programs for high-achieving students.


In the 26 years of Mr. Rossi’s guidance, more than 640,000 primary, middle, secondary school, and college students from more than 118 countries have attended these academic programs focusing on leadership and career development. These programs were designed to honor, inspire and motivate the nation’s most promising future leaders.


In 2009, Mr. Rossi co-created one of the largest gatherings of high-achieving youth in Washington, D.C., history: 15,300 high-achieving young men and women who came together to experience the historic nature of President Obama’s first inauguration.


Mr. Rossi now devotes himself to FutureDocs Abroad, FutureVets, and other academic programs on a full-time basis.

Shree Bose

Ms. Bose currently serves as the Academic Director for The National Leadership Academies.


She is a Harvard graduate with a degree in cellular and molecular biology and is now in an M.D./Ph.D. program at Duke University.


The daughter of immigrants, Ms. Bose rose to national prominence at age 17, when she won the Grand Prize at the very first Google Global Science Fair, against 10,000 competitors from over 91 countries, for her work overcoming drug resistance in ovarian cancer. Her discovery will improve the lives of untold numbers of women around the world.


Ms. Bose recently became a tech entrepreneur, co-founding Piper, which is developing toolkits to engage students in computer science and technology. After completing a successful crowdfunding campaign that raised over $280,000 (playpiper.com). Piper will enhance the lives of thousands of young people around the world who will be inspired to pursue science and technology.


Ms. Bose was named one of Glamour Magazine’s Top 10 College Women of 2015 and is a tireless global advocate for STEM education.

Gary Richter, M.S., D.V.M., C.V.C., C.V.A.

Gary Richter, M.S., D.V.M., C.V.C., C.V.A., advises with The National Leadership Academies on veterinary programs.


As a holistic veterinarian and scientist, Dr. Richter helps dog and cat owners to navigate the thicket of treatment options and separate the fact from the fiction. He wants pet owners to use what actually works, not just what Western science or alternative medicine say “should” work. This multifaceted approach to health is known as integrative health care.


Dr. Richter examines traditional medicine from many cultures alongside modern medical techniques, describing the best of complementary care and the best of conventional veterinary medicine. His treatments have the backing of scientific research or years of successful outcomes in his clinical practice. He offers specific recommendations for an integrative approach to common diseases, including allergies, skin conditions, diabetes, heart disease, and cancer.


Dr. Richter is the author of the #1 Amazon Best-Selling Author, The Ultimate Pet Health Guide and has received more than 30 awards for his expertise in the veterinary industry locally, nationally and internationally, including being named as “America’s Favorite Veterinarian” by the American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF).

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