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)
Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen Foundation (Palo Alto, CA)
LifeMoves (Palo Alto, CA)
Partnership for Public Service (Washington, D.C.)
Ravenswood Family Health Clinic (East Palo Alto, CA)
Redwood City 2020/John Gardner Center (Redwood City, CA)
San Jose Clean Energy (San Jose, CA)
TalkingPoints (San Francisco, CA)
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.A. Civil and Environmental Engineering – Climate/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.
(Left to right)
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.