Fellow, last name Fellow, first name Email Organization Ahmady Ajmal email@example.com Acap Development Trust Arden Ben firstname.lastname@example.org Pine Street Inn Beale Kina email@example.com New Sector Alliance Berkof Howard firstname.lastname@example.org American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Biezychudek Katarzyna email@example.com UNDP, Growing Sustainable Businesses Initiative Boland Clare firstname.lastname@example.org Aavishkaar India Micro Venture Capital Fund diamond Erika email@example.com Green Order Dicker Laura firstname.lastname@example.org UMass Memorial Medical Center Gordon Clare email@example.com UN Development Program Gray Joshua firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com Office of Senator Barack Obama Ismail Omer firstname.lastname@example.org Acumen Fund Keenan Kristen email@example.com Nonprofit Finance Fund (NFF) Krishnamurthy Vani firstname.lastname@example.org Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts Lee Laura email@example.com Uncommon Schools Lehr Jackson firstname.lastname@example.org GreenOrder Love Charmian email@example.com Council for Business and the Arts in Canada Macoun Alex firstname.lastname@example.org Social Ventures Australia Mayo Rodrigo email@example.com Endeavor/CallForce Direct McBride Kristy firstname.lastname@example.org EdBuild Medoff Kara email@example.com Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts Merchant Kunal firstname.lastname@example.org The New Teacher Project Milder Brian email@example.com EcoLogic Finance Moodley Naidoo Roshini firstname.lastname@example.org Blue Cross Blue Shield MA Mucalov Adrian email@example.com UNDP, Growing Sustainable Businesses Initiative Murphy Andrew firstname.lastname@example.org Nature Conservation Research Centre Naqvi Syed Qasim email@example.com World Bank Narayan Meghana firstname.lastname@example.org Acumen Fund Owczarski Pawel email@example.com TechnoServe Rethore Alexandra firstname.lastname@example.org New Sector Alliance/BCG Rodriguez Cindy email@example.com Geneva Global Salehi Pouyan firstname.lastname@example.org United Nations Development Program Samtani Archana email@example.com NY Presbyterian Hospital Scopaz Lauren firstname.lastname@example.org Golden Gate Community, Inc. - Pedal Revolution Seelenberger Alexander email@example.com ACCION Serafini John firstname.lastname@example.org Mountains for Miracles Shetty Manisha email@example.com Acumen Fund Singhvi Ankit firstname.lastname@example.org Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) Spivey Lori email@example.com United Nations Development Program, GSB Initiative Stefanov Borislav firstname.lastname@example.org InvestBulgaria Sylverius Andreas email@example.com Global Sustainable Business (GSB) - UNDP Tademoto Gregory firstname.lastname@example.org United Nations Development Program Talati Hilla email@example.com US Dept of the Interior, Office of Insular Affairs Tandon Anita firstname.lastname@example.org New Sector Alliance Taxin Elizabeth email@example.com Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts Viana Daniel firstname.lastname@example.org Bridges Community Ventures Watson Tres email@example.com New York City Hall Won Young-Jee firstname.lastname@example.org UNDP, Growing Sustainable Businesses Initiative Field Community/Economic Development Human and Social Services Education Entrepreneurship & Innovation International Development/Relief International Development/Relief Environment/Wildlife Healthcare International Development/Relief Government Housing Community/Economic Development Arts/Culture/Humanities Education Environment/Wildlife Arts/Culture/Humanities Foundations/Grantmaking Community/Economic Development Education Arts/Culture/Humanities Education Green lending to rural producers in developing countries Healthcare International Development/Relief Environment/Wildlife Education Venture Fund Community/Economic Development International Development/Relief Foundations/Grantmaking International Development/Relief Healthcare Social Enterprise/Youth Development Microfinance Foundations/Grantmaking Venture Fund Energy International Development/Relief Government Community/Economic Development International Development/Relief Community/Economic Development Non Profit Consulting Arts/Culture/Humanities Venture Fund Community/Economic Development International Development/Relief Description of Organization The Acap Development Trust has committed to support the economic renewal of Afghanistan by providing access to financing for small-and medium-sized businesses. Pine Street Inn is New England's largest homeless shelter, serving 1,200 adult men and women each day across all of its programs, including outreach, emergency shelter and job training. New Sector Alliance is a nonprofit social enterprise that works in partnership with leading academic institutions and businesses to deliver high quality, affordable consulting services to nonprofit organizations and other social sector enterprises. Founded in 1880, today's ASME is a 120,000-member professional organization focused on technical, educational and research issues of the engineering and technology community. The role of the GSB initiative is both to identify and develop pro-poor yet commercially-sustainable business models thereby extending access of needed goods and services to the poor. Aavishkaar is a micro venture capital fund which makes equity investments of $10K - $100K in businesses in rural and semi- urban India. Environmental strategy and marketing consulting firm. UMass Memorial Health Care is a not-for-profit academic medical center serving Central Massachusetts. United Nations Development Program in Africa undertakes a number of initiatives to reach to Millennium Development Goals. Among other things, the Senator's office is responsible for: Representing the interests of Illinois constituents, Originating policy and working to formulate and execute legislation. Acumen Fund is a global non-profit venture fund that aims to create a blueprint for building financially sustainable and scalable organizations that elevate the lives of the poor. NFF, one of the nation’s leading Community Development Finance Institutions, is dedicated to serving as a finance partner for community-based nonprofits through financing and advisory services. The Lincoln Center is the largest performing arts institution in the U.S., made up of an educational institute, extensive development department, and eleven constituent organizations. The Center also offers summer programs and festivals. Uncommon Schools is a non-profit organization that starts and manages urban college preparatory charter schools in the Northeast. Strategy consulting focused on creating long-term competitive advantage through increased environmental performance. CBAC's purpose is to increase private sector support of the arts - and to help make partnerships between the private sector and the arts more effective. SVA is a venture philanthropy fund with about 25 portfolio ventures across Australia in several strategic areas, including Environment, Youth & Youth at Risk, Employment, Aging and Indigenous issues. Endeavor is a non-profit organization that links small and medium businesses in developing countries with MBAs for internships in order to promote business and economic development in these countries. Nonprofit startup that will partner with DC Public Schools and charter schools to provide turn-key facility solutions and targeted instructional support. The Lincoln Center is the largest performing arts institution in the U.S., made up of an educational institute, extensive development department, and eleven constituent organizations. The Center also offers summer programs and festivals. The New Teacher Project (TNTP) is a national non-profit organization dedicated to increasing the number of outstanding individuals who become public school teachers and to creating environments for all educators that maximize their impact on student achievement. EcoLogic Finance (EF) is a nonprofit organization offering affordable financial services to low-income communities whose business activities foster environmental conservation and grassroots economic development. Health Plan that is a licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. Has the largest market share in the state offering group and individual plans. Foundation is a vehicle for charitable offering. The role of the GSB initiative is both to identify and develop pro-poor yet commercially-sustainable business models thereby extending access of needed goods and services to the poor. The NCRC implements conservation initiatives to promote a greater awareness of, and protection for the nature, historic and cultural diversity of Ghana, and ultimately of the West African sub-region. International Development Banking Organization. Acumen Fund is a non-profit global venture fund. It supports enterprises that deliver affordable critical goods and services through market-oriented approaches, to people living on less than $4 a day. TechnoServe's mission is to help entrepreneurial men and women in poor rural areas of the developing world build businesses that create jobs, income and economic opportunity for their families, communities and countries. Client is YES Campaign -- In over 70 countries, YES brings together diverse stakeholders through the YES Country Networks to work collaboratively in taking actions that result in productive and sustainable employment opportunities. Philanthropic intermediary that connects donors with nonprofits. Conducts independent research to find high-performing nonprofits. After grant is given, reports back to donor on the results. United Nations Development Program. New York Presbyterian Hospital is one of the most comprehensive university hospitals in the world, with leading specialists in every field of medicine. Pedal Revolution is a full service bike shop social enterprise run by Golden Gate Community, Inc.(GGCI). GGCI provides real-world job training, mentoring and counseling to disadvantaged youth. Private nonprofit org. with the mission of giving people the financial tools they need - microenterprise loans, business training, and other financial services - to work their way out of poverty. Winner of the 2006 HBS Social Enterprise Business Plan (pilot track), Mountains for Miracles combines fundraising with mountaineering to raise awareness and capital for the fight against childhood cancers. The goal of the Acumen Fund is to create a blueprint for building a financially sustainable and scalable organizations that deliver affordable, critical goods and services that elevate the lives of the poor. Leading research and consulting think tank in energy and environment industry. www.rmi.org The UN Growing Sustainable Business (GSB) Initiative facilitates sustainable, business-led enterprise solutions to alleviate poverty in developing countries. InvestBulgaria is a executive agency of the Ministry of Economy in Bulgaria, aimed at attracting and helping international investors. Focusing on the local private sector development in developing countries. The UNDP is the United Nation’s global development network, connecting 166 countries to valuable knowledge, experience and resources. The Office of Insular Affairs works with US territories to enhance their economic development and develop new business opportunities. New Sector Alliance is a nonprofit social enterprise that works in partnership with leading academic institutions and businesses to deliver consulting services to social enterprises. The Lincoln Center is the largest performing arts institution in the U.S., made up of an educational institute, extensive development department, and eleven constituent organizations. The Center also offers summer programs and festivals. Bridges Community Ventures is a community development venture capital fund. The fund's goal is creating value to the community by investing in the most under-invested parts of England. City Hall The UN Growing Sustainable Business (GSB) Initiative facilitates sustainable, business-led enterprise solutions to alleviate poverty in developing countries. Description of project I will investigate investment opportunities, conduct industry research, participate in the due diligence process, and work with potential portfolio companies to develop and execute specific business plans and strategies. Leading an effort to launch a new retail food business, with the primary goal of extending Pine Street Inn's job training program. I along with 3 other New Sector Alliance interns will be developing a Strategic Plan for International Expansion for Cambridge College. Develop and implement Engineering Entrepreneurship and Innovation Initiative, including business plan, grants, create a Resource Center, and program development. I will identify and build a pipeline of potential pro-poor/commercially-feasible investment opportunities, build relationships and engage partners from business, government, civil society and other local stakeholders in order to implement the ideas. I will help Aavishkaar to develop a system for monitoring and evaluating their investments and will also work with portfolio companies on strategic / operational issues. Several projects. Heart and Vascular Strategic Operating Plan: Identify trends in physician referral patterns and procedural volumes, and develop strategy to gain market share in key cardiovascular subspecialties. Growing Sustainable Business - an initiative to contribute to economic and social development through the promotion of sustainable businesses. Analyze and explore policy options/solutions for stimulating job growth and developing poor communities nationwide; alternatives for improved Federal appropriations; solutions to entitlement program shortfalls; renewable energy transportation solutions. I am an associate in the housing portfolio - and will be spending the summer analyzing potential investment opportunities. Projects include loan analyses, NBAs (Nonprofit Business Analysis), an evaluation of current fundraising strategies, and the development of a new marketing plan for the Washington, DC-MD-VA Office. My five or six projects could touch on the finance, marketing, programming, and development aspects of the organization. I will gather information, perform quantitative and qualitative analysis, and present my findings at the end of the internship. Creation of a performance dashboard and accompanying performance measurement tools and processes (including site inspections) to be used to monitor each charter school's individual performance. Working primarily on a project developing a green building strategy for a large real estate investment company. Strategic Initiatives Associate - investigating new programs and partnerships with the goal of making the organization national in scale. Creation of a financial management and fundraising tool to build skills among the managers of portfolio ventures. Coordinating a strategy workshop in the employment/job Creation area. CallForce Direct is a call center placement company within the South African market. They are interested in clearly defining their strategy and the future of their business. Develop and write business plan Strategic planning and internal consulting - 4 projects ranging from marketing to real estate to donor relations. Competitor analysis and social marketing project As an EcoLogic Finance Investment Officer Fellow, I will help lay the groundwork for the organization to expand its financial services to support fruit, handcraft, and other producers in Latin America. Interning on projects in the Corporate Strategy, Planning and Business Development business unit. I will scout business development opportunities; research replicable ideas for entrepreneurial initiatives in disaster- affected regions; and present GSB's sustainable economic approach to the Indonesian Country Office. Set up the blueprint for a project that will establish ecolodges in key community ecotourism sites across Ghana. I will also assist NCRC in framing the private sector involvement component of its flagship Community-Based Ecotourism Project (CBEP). Its education related lending in South Asia. Initial concentration will be in a particular rural area of Pakistan where previous efforts have failed. Working with the metrics group to develop the portfolio database management system as well as develop the evaluation methodology of the fund. I will design and begin implementing the Aftercare component of a national business plan contest, which will guide entrepreneurs accessing professional assistance to effectively use their award funding and put their business plans into action. Program Assessment/Fundraising Strategy: YES is institutionalizing its practices - creating a system to manage the resources it provides and articulate its value to potential funders. Company Strategy Growing Sustainable Business (GSB) initiative. Business Development. Strategy development for Private Sector Partnership in Bottom of the Pyramid/Pro-Poor focused businesses. My project aims to redesign operating rooms so surgeons have access to patient information via flat screen plasma displays located on the walls inside the operating room. I will also be involved in a feasibility analysis of a prospective merger. Create a business development plan to extend Pedal Revolution's opportunities to sell/service bicycles in other SF locations. Ultimate goal is to increase the # of youth employed and trained. Assist the head of Financial Markets and Services department to research potential investments for the planned Gateway 2 equity fund and prepare info memos for presentation to potential investors. I will create a business model and plan for how the organization can establish itself as an ongoing entity, continuing to combine mountaineering with fundraising in a new participatory philanthropy operating model. My project is aimed at understanding and defining the potential for health insurance for low-income people in India, and potential successful business models for delivering health insurance programs for low-income communities. Energy strategy for Indian Auto Industry Studying the economics of bio-fuels. Assess business & investment opportunities, evaluate development needs, and seek public/private-sector partnerships that would directly benefit poverty-level citizens in Zambia. My initial project will be to contact potential large-scale international investors and present an outline about investment opportunities in Bulgaria. Identify local market opportunity and match the needs of local players with the investors. The UNDP's Growing Sustainable Business (GSB) initiative facilitates business-led enterprise solutions to poverty in advancement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). I will be working on economic development in Guam - my specific focus will be on identifying ways in which the local government can encourage new investment. I am working with Cambridge College, an adult education center that provides higher education to those with minimal access/resources. I will be developing their international expansion strategy. Address strategic planning initiatives pertaining to the redevelopment of Lincoln Center/other departmental special projects. General management projects may include: developing corporate sponsorship initiatives, working on innovative marketing efforts. I will select projects that will create value to the community, performing due diligence on these companies, and working with the companies' management teams to accomplish the envisioned goals. Study of the human/capital resources (land use, education, security, housing, healthcare, etc.) that must be put in place to manage expected growth in population throughout the 5 boroughs of New York Assess and build a pipeline of potential investment opportunities in India. Responsibilities include: baseline assessments in priority sectors; understanding best practices; identifying potential opportunities and key barriers.