Fellows work for a public interest organization in California or D.C. and are matched with a mentor.
2019-20 Community Impact Fellows (top row, from left to right): Marika Buchholz, Andrea Deleon Cruz, Pablo Haake, Jett Hayward, Jennifer Ampey, Josh De Leon; (bottom row, from left to right) Mark Ferguson, Shannon Chiu, Tynan Challenor, Kaylana Mueller-Hsia, Javier Aguayo, Alma Flores-Perez (please note that not all Community Impact Fellows are shown)
City Innovate (San Francisco, CA)
Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen Foundation (Palo Alto, CA)
LifeMoves (Palo Alto, CA)
Partnership for Public Service (Washington, D.C.)
The Primary School (Palo Alto, CA)
Ravenswood Family Health Clinic (East Palo Alto, CA)
Redwood City 2020/John Gardner Center (Redwood City, CA)
San Jose Clean Energy (San Jose, CA)
SIRUM (Palo Alto, CA)
TalkingPoints (San Francisco, CA)
Turnout2020 (New York City, NY)
Fellows from Stanford and UC Berkeley work in a government or nonprofit organization of their choice, matched with a mentor to guide their professional growth and development.
(Left to right)
Araceli Garcia, ’20
Major: Chicanx/Latinx Studies
Service interests: Immigration law; human rights; empowering vulnerable communities.
Kimiko Hirota, '20
Major: Sociology, Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity
Service interests: Racial and socio-economic justice; sexual assault and domestic violence prevention; immigration reform; education; policy and advocacy.
Nesrine Mbarek, ’20
Service interests: MENA region; peace and democracy; music; activism.
Fellows work for one year in one of four Natural Resources Defense Council locations.
(Left to right)
Julia de Lamare, ’20 (L.L.M., Environmental Law & Policy)
Placement: National Resources Defense Council – San Francisco, CA
Title: Western Sustainable Energy and Climate Fellow
Service interests: Equitable public policy decisions; Transportation electrification; Decarbonization efforts; Energy efficiency; Clean energy grid; Sustainable development
Shelby Parks, ’20 (B.S. Chemistry, M.S. Civil and Environmental Engineering – Atmosphere/Energy)
Placements: Natural Resources Defense Council – New York City
Title: Eastern Western Sustainable Energy and Climate Fellow
Service interests: Housing and transportation equity and sustainability; Renewable energy policy advocacy; Environmental justice
Christian Tae, ’19, '20 (B.S., M.S. Electrical Engineering)
Placement: Natural Resources Defense Council – Washington, DC
Title: Federal Climate and Clean Energy Policy Analysis Fellow
Service interests: Clean energy technology/policy; Distributed solar and wind resources; Electrification of transportation sector; Equitable transition to carbon-free grid
Amulya Yerrapotu, ’20 (Economics)
Placement: Natural Resources Defense Council – Chicago
Title: Midwestern Sustainable Energy and Climate Fellow
Service interests: Environmental justice; Transition to a clean energy economy that is inclusive of the labor movement
Fellows work in a mentored position at a host foundation and learn about the role of philanthropy in society.
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Ahmi Dhuna, ’19 , M.S. ’20
Major: B.A. Political Science, M.S. Sustainability Science and Practice
Service interests: Organized labor; technology; bridging the gap between communities in need and the sustainable means to serve those needs.
Remy Gordon, ’20
Major: Science, Technology and Society
Service interests: Education equity; STEM; policy and legislation.
Eliza Steffen, ’20
Major: Political Science
Service interests: Electoral system reform; interfaith cooperation; criminal justice reform; American democracy; grantmaking, advocacy, and public policy.
For more information about post-undergraduate fellowship opportunities, please contact Juaquín Sims at the Haas Center.