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					   Fellow, last name       Fellow, full name               email                        Organization                  Location                                                 Organization description                                                                                                 Project Description
Anderson               Carice                  canderson@mba2006.hbs.edu      Chicago Public Schools              Chicago, IL        Chicago Public Schools is the nation's third-largest school district, serving 438,000 students through a       In my role this summer with the Chicago Public School System, I will be working on an as-yet determined combination of
                                                                                                                                     system of 600 school. Our mission is to be the premier urban school district in the country by providing all Human Resource initiatives.
                                                                                                                                     our students and their families with high quality instruction, outstanding academic programs, and
                                                                                                                                     comprehensive student development supports to prepare them for the challenges of the world of tomorrow.
                                                                                                                                     In conjunction with CPS' commitment to High quality teaching and leadership, the Human Resources
                                                                                                                                     Department is focused on "maximizing the potential of our students by recruiting quality people and
                                                                                                                                     providing accurate, timely and courteous services to all our employees." In their efforts to recruit, attract,
                                                                                                                                     and retain high quality employees in all areas, CPS has identified several human resources initiatives to
                                                                                                                                     help identify weaknesses and manage this effort.

Bertrand               Annie                   abertrand@mba2006.hbs.edu      Task Force for Rebuilding the       Colombo    TAFREN, the Task Force for Rebuilding the Nation, is one of the three main task forces set up by the                     SME's, Microfinance and Livelihood programs: Help develop programs to rebuild and support the livelihood of affected people
                                                                              Nation                                         President of Sri Lanka. It was formed to ensure the smooth progress on the reconstruction and                            through SME's and micro-enterprises. The project includes developing "Cash for work" program to involve people in the
                                                                                                                             rehabilitation work in the Tsunami affected areas. TAFREN's goals and objectives are to facilitate and                   reconstruction work (e.g. small road restoration work). Parallel to these initiatives will be skill training programs at District level
                                                                                                                             assist the government institutions and agencies in the construction and rehabilitation of required                       in order for them to start self-employment and micro business. It is also intended to provide soft loans for entrepreneurs under
                                                                                                                             infrastructure and other faciltites, in the regions affected by the Tsunami disaster in order to ensure                  the micro-financing initiative.
                                                                                                                             accelerated economic development and assist the people and organizations to rapidly overcome the
                                                                                                                             effects of the disaster.
Bolon                  Emily Rose              ebolon@mba2006.hbs.edu         US Agency for International     Washington, DC The Global Development Alliance (GDA) is a department within the US Agency for International                             I will work hand-in-hand with one of five senior alliance builders focused on managing projects in a specific world region. Over
                                                                              Development: Global Development                Development (USAID) dedicated to building alliances between private companies, non-profit organizations,                 the course of the summer, it is expected that I will personally support the establishment of at least one successful overseas
                                                                              Alliance                                       and public institutions. These projects, which benefit developing countries in Latin America, Africa, Asia,              alliance. This will require me to conduct due diligence on the parties involved, research the potential benefits and risks to each
                                                                                                                             and Eastern Europe, range from the installation of sanitation systems to the establishment of environmental              participant and to the local community, attend meetings between the cooperating parties, and communicate the progress of the
                                                                                                                             protection measures. The GDA plays a central role within USAID by leveraging relationships and by                        alliance to USAID. In the past, individual alliances have created over $75 million of value for national governments, companies,
                                                                                                                             pooling resources to establish cooperation between diverse parties interested in international development.              and local communities.

Bony                   Lionel                  lbony@mba2006.hbs.edu          Rocky Mountain Institute            Snowmass, CO       Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) is an entrepreneurial nonprofit organization that fosters the efficient and       I will work on two distinct projects this summer. First, as a member of a consulting team, I will analyze and advise a power
                                                                                                                                     restorative use of resources to make the world secure, just, prosperous, and life-sustaining. RMI does this      utility on the relative costs of using renewable energy versus building a new liquefied natural gas terminal. Second, I will
                                                                                                                                     by inspiring business, civil society, and government to design integrative solutions that create true wealth.    conduct a performance analysis of the value of distributed power systems (Distributed power systems are the use of small-
                                                                                                                                     RMI's work is independent, nonadversarial, and transideological, with a strong emphasis on market-based          scale power generation technologies located close to the system being served).
                                                                                                                                     solutions.
Carlson                Hope                    hcarlson@mba2006.hbs.edu       Lincoln Center for the Performing   NewYork, NY        Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. is the largest performing arts center in the world. As the          This summer’s fellowship program consists of consulting for Lincoln Center. I will have a portfolio of projects, each of which
                                                                              Arts                                                   umbrella organization for 12 constituents including The Metropolitan Opera, The New York City Ballet, and        addresses a specific need or goal that Lincoln Center has. Potential projects include using 21 st century technology to build
                                                                                                                                     The Juilliard School, Lincoln Center facilitates communication between all of them. Lincoln Center also          upon the Lincoln Center brand, growing Lincoln Center’s audiences and business through various marketing initiatives,
                                                                                                                                     oversees the campus on which the constituents reside, and it coordinates its own programming to augment          developing new and supplemental revenue streams, using public information as a marketing tool, and understanding the
                                                                                                                                     the offerings already provided. Through its educational and community activities, Lincoln Center broadens        current and potential audience base at various Lincoln Center programs in terms of demographic segmentation.
                                                                                                                                     the reach of the arts to touch millions of people annually.

Chen                   Jennifer                jchen@mba2006.hbs.edu          FATE Foundation                     Victoria Island, Lagos
                                                                                                                                      FATE Foundation, Nigeria is a nonprofit organization that is committed to fostering wealth creation by          As a Summer Consultant, I will work with an entrepreneur in FATE Foundation’s Emerging Entrepreneur Program in Lagos,
                                                                                                                                      promoting business and entrepreneurial development among Nigerian youth. It equips aspiring and                 Nigeria. There, I will spend 8-10 weeks providing strategic advice and business development support to Swap Technologies.
                                                                                                                                      emerging entrepreneurs with the skills, tools, financing and networks that are required to establish            As a Summer Consultant, I will focus my work on: 1) Company's SWOT analysis; 2) Developing a 5-year Strategic Business
                                                                                                                                      successful businesses. Since its inception in March 2000, FATE has trained and supported over 300               Model for the company; 3) Corporate Business Realignment.
                                                                                                                                      aspiring and emerging entrepreneurs through its core programs and has offered workshops and seminars
                                                                                                                                      for over 4,000 Nigerian youth. (Visit its website at www.fatefoundation.org to learn more about the
                                                                                                                                      organization).
Davoyan                Lilit                   ldavoyan@mba2006.hbs.edu       International Finance Corporation   Washington, DC IFC is a private sector arm of the World Bank – a UN specialized agency made up of 184 member                        I will be working in Global Financial Markets Department of IFC. The goal of the Department is to develop financial systems in
                                                                                                                                      countries. IFC promotes economic development through investing in private sector in countries that have         developing countries that will act as catalysts of economic growth. It has been agreed that I will be working on investment
                                                                                                                                      limited access to capital. It does so by providing equity finance, loans, structured finance, risk management   projects in financial sector in Central and Eastern Europe that may include project assessment, monitoring, building models as
                                                                                                                                      products as well as technical assistance.                                                                       well as going on a mission to host countries.
Diaz                   Marc                    mdiaz@mba2006.hbs.edu          NeighborWorks America (NWA)         Atlanta, GA         A national nonprofit organization created by Congress to provide financial support, technical assistance,       Provide technical assistance and management consulting support to two of NWA’s Atlanta-based nonprofit community
                                                                                                                                      and training for community-based revitalization efforts.                                                        development affiliates, Historic District Development Corporation (HDDC) and Reynoldstown Revitalization Corporation (RRC),
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      as they bring local development projects to fruition. Support will include: financial modeling, feasibility analysis, project
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      planning and communication, and capacity building. HDDC is initiating the historic preservation and commercial
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      redevelopment of a 16,000 sq. ft. building in the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Historic District. RRC is developing affordable
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      senior housing adjacent to a recent multi-family, mixed income development.
Eckford                Natalie                 neckford@mba2006.hbs.edu       California State Teachers'          Sacramento, CA CalSTRS is the largest teachers’ retirement fund in the United States. The organization is responsible for           My investment projects will involve several of the urban revitalization funds which target underserved markets in certain areas
                                                                              Retirement System (CalSTRS)                           the determination and payment of benefits and services to teachers in public schools. The Real Estate             of the US, including the California Urban Real Estate Fund (a $400 million fund developing urban communities in markets) or
                                                                                                                                    Investment Division is responsible for approximately 5% of the assets in CalSTRS. The division is one of          the YCI Fund (a $575 million Yucaipa Corporate Initiatives Fund which invest in companies located in, serve or employ persons
                                                                                                                                    the biggest and most powerful real estate investment arms in the United States, investing in retail,              from urban or rural underserved communities, or that are owned or managed by minorities or women). My job will be to
                                                                                                                                    commercial, industrial and residential/multi-family properties all over the country. The specific group for       conduct research, analysis and due diligence on various investment options in support of the Director of Real Estate
                                                                                                                                    which I will be working is one of the biggest investors in urban development and revitalization projects,         Investments.
                                                                                                                                    particularly in Southern California.
Eisel                  Amanda                  aeisel@mba2006.hbs.edu         Chicago Public Schools              Chicago, IL       The Chicago Public Schools is the urban school system that encompasses over 600 schools and 425,000               While the Fund Fellow assignments have not yet been finalized, I will likely work with the Principal Preparation and
                                                                                                                                    students in the Chicago area. CPS’s mission is to provide all students and their families with high quality       Development Program to align professional development for principals with the core competencies necessary for successful
                                                                                                                                    instruction, outstanding academic programs, and comprehensive student development supports to prepare             instructional leadership of a school.
                                                                                                                                    them for the challenges of the world of tomorrow.
Embuldeniya            Hiran                   hembuldeniya@mba2005.hbs.edu   Board of Investment, Sri Lanka      Colombo           The Board of Investment of Sri Lanka is an autonomous statutory body of the Government of Sri Lanka,              This project was initiated as a result of the increased focus on Sri Lanka after the Tsunami. I will be working in the Secretariat
                                                                                                                                    responsible for the attraction and management of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) into Sri Lanka. A                of the Director General of the BOI. I will be reporting directly to the Director General and will be assigned to examine all
                                                                                                                                    Chairman/Director General appointed by the President of Sri Lanka is the Chief Executive Officer, and it's        aspects of financial management of the BOI. At the end of the summer, I will have to submit a report to the Director General on
                                                                                                                                    board of directors is drwan from both the public and private sectors. The Board's primary objective is that       the BOI's financial management systems, along with specific recommendations. These will focus on how the BOI can offer
                                                                                                                                    of facilitating and managing investment in Sri Lanka for the purposes of stimulating broad basing economic        better service to its stakeholders, maintain tighter internal controls, and maximize returns from its own reserves by effective
                                                                                                                                    growth.                                                                                                           portfolio management.
Freireich              Jessica                 jfreireich@mba2006.hbs.edu     Navajeevana Development                               Navajeevana is a district NGO based in Tangalle (Southern Sri Lanka), founded in 1987 to improve the
                                                                                                                  Tangalle, Sri Lanka                                                                                                                 My internship position will be to explore and recommend means to revive the local economy through livelihood development
                                                                              Alternatives                                          lives of the disabled. Today Navajeevana runs four pre-schools and serves more than 1,800 people with             programs. Specifically I will be focused on developing a program to rebuild and support micro-enterprises, and to help local
                                                                                                                                    disabilities in the poor and underdeveloped districts of southern Sri Lanka each year. Its work takes place in    entrepreneurs grow their businesses. The emphasis will be on creating new opportunities for women in the affected
                                                                                                                                    the villages, and at the Navajeevana headquarters in Tangalle. In the aftermath of the tsunami, at the            communities, and on reviving the fishing industry.
                                                                                                                                    request of the Prime Minister, local government, and community leaders, Navajeevana, was charged with
                                                                                                                                    the responsibility to provide relief, and spearhead the rehabilitation and reconstruction of Kudawella.
Gavage     Julie      jgavage@mba2006.hbs.edu     Communitee Investment Forum on Phillipines           The Marine Aquarium Council (MAC) is an international, not-for-profit organization that brings marine                Assess local pricing, inventory management, and cash management practices of local cooperatives. Develop modular
                                                  behalf of the Marine Aquarium                        aquarium animal collectors, exporters, importers and retailers together with aquarium keepers, public                business training materials that can be efficiently implemented at the local level for the fish collectors cooperatives. Gain
                                                  Council                                              aquariums, conservation organizations and government agencies. MAC's mission is to conserve coral                    familiarities with the key profitability drivers at the local level and develop the systems required for MAC to track the on-going
                                                                                                       reefs and other marine ecosystems by creating standards and certification for those engaged in the                   progress of the cooperatives. Gain familiarities with the key profitability drivers at the local level and develop the systems
                                                                                                       collection and care of ornamental marine life from reef to aquarium.                                                 required for MAC to track the on-going progress of the cooperatives.
Gohar      Kian       kgohar@mba2005.hbs.edu      The Academy of Business               Rosemead, CA The Academy of Business Leadership (ABL) is a dynamic and innovative non-profit organization that is at                I will work with the CEO of ABL on several projects: the establishment of an endowment as a renewable source of funding;
                                                  Leadership                                           the forefront of providing business and leadership education to underserved youth in Southern California.            implementation of a national expansion strategy; and development of PR initiatives targeted towards increasing national
                                                                                                       ABL strives to bridge the economic and educational divide experienced by minority and low-income                     exposure. In addition, I will use existing ABL curriculum to teach a class of 80 underprivileged inner city kids on business skills,
                                                                                                       students by teaching them the fundamentals of entrepreneurship and investment. In conjunction with its               including entrepreneurship, business plan writing, financial analysis and the stock market. Finally, I will coach students through
                                                                                                       many corporate partners and collaboration with local universities, high schools, and entrepreneurs, ABL              a business plan competition, and lead corporate field trips with top-notch executives at Fortune 500 companies.
                                                                                                       has enriched and impacted the lives of numerous high potential, low opportunity students throughout the
                                                                                                       region. ABL's ultimate goal is twofold: (1) to improve students' chances of participating in the global
                                                                                                       economy and ensure their financial self-sufficiency and security and (2) to unleash the potential of its
                                                                                                       participants to aspire to become the future CEO's, entrepreneurs, and civic leaders of America and the
                                                                                                       world.
Gray       Benjamin   bgray@mba2006.hbs.edu       Department of Homeland Security       Washington, DC The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) leads a unified national effort to achieve a three-fold mission       My task will be to manage, support and coordinate the work of the air, land and sea subgroups of the Task Force on Preventing
                                                                                                       to: (1) prevent and deter terrorist attacks within the United States; (2) reduce America's vulnerability to     the Entry of Weapons of Mass Effect on American Soil which has been charged with developing a national strategy for a
                                                                                                       terrorism; and (3) minimize the damage from potential attacks, natural disasters and other hazards to the       layered and integrated national defense. The assignment is to develop workable national security policies to prevent the import
                                                                                                       nation.                                                                                                         and use of such weapons. Task Force members with whom I will work include leaders from the public (federal, state & local),
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       private and nonprofit sectors.
Gray       Joshua     jgray@mba2006.hbs.edu       Office of the Governor of Illinois    Chicago, IL    The Office of the Governor of Illinois, is the central office of the state of Illinois' executive branch. Among I will be working on a number of statewide initiatives with a focus on project management and strategic planning. My projects
                                                                                                       other things, the Governor's Office is responsible for: Initiating and implementing statewide programs to       include: Establish Illinois as a center for the Homeland Security Industry. Point-person in the Governor's office to creat jobs in
                                                                                                       improve the welfare of the state and its citizens. Areas of concentration include the economy (job creation), Illinois, develop homeland security curriculum, and uncover/create capacity for growth. Bring resources to poorest communities
                                                                                                       education, the environment (renewable energy), state infrastructure, and homeland security. Working with in Illinois. Manage projects to further develop these regions. Develop and implement plans to maximize veterans' benefits and
                                                                                                       legislators, agency secretaries, department heads and others to formulate and execute programs and              improve veterans' affairs. Other miscellaneous projects (where I have capacity) in areas of interest; e.g., education and energy.
                                                                                                       policies.
Harryono   Monica     mharryono@mba2006.hbs.edu   Office of Insular Affairs, US Dept.   Washington, DC There are 3 organizations that are involved in this project: 1 The Department of the Interior (DOI) is the      The 2005 DOI Summer Business Fellowship Program, is administered by the PBCP for the U.S. Department of the Interior's
                                                  of the Interior                                      nation’s principal conservation agency. Its mission is to protect America’s treasures for future generations, Office of Insular Affairs. This program is aimed to provide opportunities for graduate students to be directly involved in the
                                                                                                       provide access to the nation’s natural and cultural heritage, offer recreation opportunities, honor its trust   development of new business and investment opportunities in the islands. Federal, local and international development
                                                                                                       responsibilities to American Indians and Alaska Natives and its responsibilities to island communities,         agencies will be associated with this endeavor, and the fellows are expected to get hands-on experience in developing
                                                                                                       conduct scientific research, provide wise stewardship of energy and mineral resources, foster sound use of economies. This is part of an ongoing effort that was started in 2002 to promote business opportunities for the islands and
                                                                                                       land and water resources, and conserve and protect fish and wildlife. 2. Office of Insular Affairs (OIA) is a   support the economic development in the insular areas.
                                                                                                       division of the US Department of the Interior that is responsible for various issues and policies related
                                                                                                       specifically to the islands. 3. The Pacific Business Center Program (PBCP) works with private businesses,
                                                                                                       government agencies and community development organizations to enhance economic diversification and
                                                                                                       develop new opportunities for businesses. PBCP has a mission to help indigenous island economies help
                                                                                                       themselves by adapting the scientific and technical resources of the University of Hawaii to support Pacific
                                                                                                       island economic, business and community development in a holistic and responsible manner.
Hassell    Diana      dhassell@mba2006.hbs.edu    Polynesian Cultural Center (PCC)      La'ie, HI      The PCC was opened on October 12, 1963, to help preserve and perpetuate the traditions and customs of Design and implement a formal Quality Assurance (QA) initiative, focusing on exceeding guest expectations of PCC products
                                                                                                       Polynesian culture and to provide work opportunities for the 2,400 full-time students at the adjoining          and services by strengthening employee capability and motivation in order to increase visitor market share and operational
                                                                                                       campus of Brigham Young University Hawaii. Since opening, 30 million visitors have been introduced to           excess revenues. Because family/friends recommendations are the most important factor (69%) influencing first-time guest to
                                                                                                       the Polynesian people and their arts and customs. In addition, over 12,000 BYU-Hawaii students have             visit the PCC and there has been recent decline in visitor market share and an overall increase in customer complaints,
                                                                                                       financed their educational objectives while working as guides, performers, and other PCC employees.             necessary to focus on improved customer experience. In developing a QA initiative, will be focusing on aligning employee
                                                                                                       Currently, approximately 700 of the 1,000 PCC employees are BYU-Hawaii students and many of the                 expectations and procedures with customer experience and then monitoring initiative on on-going basis to track progress.
                                                                                                       remaining 300 are alumni of BYU-Hawaii. In addition, the PCC is the 2nd-most visited tourist attraction on
                                                                                                       Oahu.
Hwang      Jason      jhwang@mba2006.hbs.edu      The Institute for the Future          Palo Alto, CA  Nonprofit think tank located in Palo Alto, California, specializing in solving emerging problems with global    Explore the concept of personal health ecologies and their impact on obesity-related chronic diseases. Devise a strategic
                                                                                                       impact. Specific initiatives include the Ten-Year Forecast, Technology Horizons, and Health Horizons            approach to identifying issues which contribute to obesity-related illnesses, provide research and analysis to support
                                                                                                       programs, all of which attempt to identify, analyze, and offer solutions to future societal problems from a     contributing factors, consult healthcare industry leaders for expert opinions, and offer solutions to these emerging problems.
                                                                                                       global perspective.
Jachym     David      djachym@mba2006.hbs.edu     New Sector Alliance                   Boston, MA     New Sector Alliance is a nonprofit consultancy that seeks to "resolve two systemic impediments to positive This summer I will lead a team of two undergraduate analysts in a 10-week effort to operationalize Cambridge College's 5-year
                                                                                                       social change: (1) a shortage of strong, sustainable nonprofits and other social enterprises; and (2) a crisis vision. While the specifics of the project are still being defined, we will work directly with the president of the college to develop
                                                                                                       in leadership education and development for the social sector" New Sector Alliance engages                      a 5-year strategic plan (likely with a strong focus on implementation considerations and action items). The project will require
                                                                                                       undergraduate and graduate student interns on short-term but strategically-vital projects with Boston-area      extensive collaboration with key stakeholders (e.g. administration, faculty) and will leverage previous New Sector work at the
                                                                                                       nonprofits. These student interns are supported by New Sector's internal staff as well as a network of          college
                                                                                                       Accenture, McKinsey, and BGG consultants (who provide traning and project oversight).

Johnston   Margot     mjohnston@mba2006.hbs.edu   Expeditionary Learning Outward        Garrison, NY       Expeditionary Learning Outward Bound (ELOB) is a non-profit school improvement and teacher                       My primary project will involve refining a strategic plan developed for ELOB by The Bridgespan Group in 2004, and creating a
                                                  Bound                                                    development organization with a growing national network of 136 schools reaching almost 50,000 students          performance measurement system that is aligned with its new strategy. I will first work with ELOB to understand its progress
                                                                                                           in 27 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. ELOB is a division of Outward Bound USA, and             on executing its strategic plan and assess its current performance measurement practices. I will then collaborate with
                                                                                                           draws upon Outward Bound's significant history of teaching through adventure and service to employ a             Bridgespan to refine and update an economic model they developed which uses multiple organizational growth drivers and
                                                                                                           research-based learning approach that is based on learning expeditions, other active forms of teaching and       performance assumptions to forecast financial and operating performance. I will refine the design of the model to be actually
                                                                                                           learning, and a challenging and supportive school culture. ELOB’s educational model emphasizes high              used as a planning and performance measurement tool by ELOB. During this process, I will work with ELOB to develop a
                                                                                                           achievement, character growth and high expectations in schools.                                                  new/refined set of performance indicators that reflect its progress on the implementation of the strategic plan and measure the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            achievements of the ELOB program overall. These efforts will help ELOB identify where their implementation efforts have
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            been most and least successful to date, and where they should set priorities and focus resources over the coming year.

Kent       Julian     jkent@mba2006.hbs.edu       Acumen Fund                           NewYork, NY        Acumen Fund is a global non-profit venture fund serving the four billion people living on less than $4 a day.    Develop a balanced scorecard to integrate social and financial returns on investment, and present them in a user-friendly
                                                                                                           Our aim is to create a blueprint for building financially sustainable and scalable organizations that deliver    format for investors. Assess local pricing, inventory management, and cash management practices of local cooperatives. -
                                                                                                           affordable, critical goods and services that elevate the lives of the poor. We adhere to a disciplined process   Develop"problem maps", and identify solutions that exist for the issue being addressed by the investments. Scope out the
                                                                                                           in selecting and managing our philanthropic investments as well as in measuring the end results.                 requirements for a metrics database that will be developed in Q3 2005.

Kleban     Benjamin   bkleban@mba2005.hbs.edu     Roxbury Prep Charter School           Roxbury, MA        Roxbury Prep is a high-performing urban charter school serving low-income and minority children (grades          I will be serving as the Interim Director of Development while Roxbury Prep conducts a search for a permanent replacement
                                                                                                           6-8) in the Roxbury and Dorchester sections of Boston. The school is currently finishing its sixth year of       for the position. My duties will include planning and administering the school’s development program, completing the 2004-
                                                                                                           operations and has received national recognition for outperforming both city and state-wide averages on          2005 Annual Report, preparing for the FY 05 audit, and completing various grant-writing and reporting initiatives. I will report
                                                                                                           standardized tests. In 2004, Roxbury Prep was the highest-performing urban charter school in                     directly to the school’s Co-Directors.
                                                                                                           Massachusetts on the state-wide MCAS exams.
Kozar       Debbie      dkozar@mba2006.hbs.edu       Education Pioneers                  San Jose, CA      Education Pioneers is an nonprofit organization that focuses on training a new generation of education          During Education Pioneers Fellows Program, I will work with a non-profit organization focused on education. While my exact
                                                                                                           leaders who are dedicated to transforming the educational system to ensure all students receive the             project is not known yet (at the end of April there is a matching process between Fellows and the non-profits), projects in past
                                                                                                           highest quality educational experiences. Education Pioneers seeks to dramatically increase the talent pool      years have included creating a balanced scorecard for a charter school, developing leadership training program for new
                                                                                                           and effectiveness of the next generation of education leaders while supporting successful schools and           educators, creating budgets for new schools, creating business plans for new schools. All projects are focused on allowing
                                                                                                           education organizations. To achieve these goals, Education Pioneers operates a rigorous summer training         students to bring their unique skill set to help the organization solve high level business and educational challenges.
                                                                                                           program where graduate students from various fields of study including policy, law, and business develop
                                                                                                           the experience, knowledge, network, and skills to significantly improve student outcomes in urban schools.

Lee         Monica      mlee@mba2006.hbs.edu         Chicago Public Schools              Chicago, IL       Chicago Public Schools is the nation's third-largest school district, serving 438,000 students through a        I will be working with the Human Resources Department at the Chicago Public Schools throughout the summer. I will evaluate
                                                                                                           system of 600 school. Our mission is to be the premier urban school district in the country by providing all    and recommend a new organization structure for the department, including creating new job descriptions, performance metrics,
                                                                                                           our students and their families with high quality instruction, outstanding academic programs, and               and incentive systems. I will also help the Deputy Director of the HR department evaluate the return on their investment (e.g.,
                                                                                                           comprehensive student development supports to prepare them for the challenges of the world of tomorrow.         cost savings, improved performance) as well as strategies for negotiating with the union in 2007 to accept these changes.
                                                                                                           The Chicago Public Education Fund invests dollars and ideas in high-impact programs that improve school
                                                                                                           leadership and student achievement system wide. We aim to accelerate achievement for all Chicago
                                                                                                           public school students, especially our neediest, by building talented teams of principals and teachers.

LeMieux     Jenna       jlemieux@mba2006.hbs.edu     New Sector Alliance                 Boston, MA        New Sector Alliance is a nonprofit social enterprise that works in partnership with leading educational         The exact nature of the consulting project is to be determined in consultation with Gerald Chertavian, Year Up CEO (HBS, ’92).
                                                                                                           institutions and businesses to: (1) deliver high quality, affordable consulting services to nonprofit           One possible project under consideration is an analysis of the business implications of adding a mental health services
                                                                                                           organizations and other social enterprises, and (2) broaden the skill sets of, and inspire lifetime social      component to Year Up’s current service model.
                                                                                                           sector involvement among, students and business professionals. New Sector partners with management
                                                                                                           consultants, MBA students, and non-profit organizations to provide high-quality, affordable consulting
                                                                                                           services.
Levy        Claire      clevy@mba2006.hbs.edu        FATE Foundation                     Lagos             FATE Foundation USA's mission is to promote economic development in Nigeria by serving as a channel             The project with Bio-Organics will involve a feasibility study that will enable Bio-Organics to expand to new markets and meet
                                                                                                           through which resources, management support, and information flow between the US and Nigeria to aid             the additional demand by increasing its capacity through launching a new plant. The following analyses will be completed: 1)
                                                                                                           entrepreneurial efforts. Its goals are as follows: 1) Enhance transparent corporate governance through well-    assess market opportunities, competitive landscape and develop expansion strategy, 2) prepare profitability study based on
                                                                                                           trained entrepreneurs, 2) Raise awareness of best practices in business among entrepreneurs, 3)                 additional revenues and implied costs to the company entailed with building of new plant, additional hires, marketing, and so
                                                                                                           Encourage business foci beyond petroleum export mono-culture by supporting diverse, viable businesses,          on, and 3) establish the necessary capabilities to fulfill new demand: financial, operational and logistical.
                                                                                                           and 4) Act as a resource for US entrepreneurs seeking to do business in Nigeria and vice versa.

Lewis       Elizabeth   elewis@mba2006.hbs.edu       Massachusetts Renewable Energy Westborough, MA The Massachusetts Renewable Energy Trust seeks to maximize environmental and economic benefits for                     The work involves helping to manage the Massachusetts state program that invests in early-stage renewable energy
                                                     Trust                                          the Commonwealth’s citizens by pioneering and promoting clean energy technologies and fostering the                    technology companies. I will help with due diligence and evaluating business plans from the financial, technical, and/or
                                                                                                    emergence of sustainable markets for electricity generated from renewable sources. The Trust’s Industry                strategic perspectives. It would be a good opportunity to gain experience in venture capital and seed-stage investing, to get to
                                                                                                    Support Program, in which I will be working, is committed to accelerating job growth and economic                      know the various pieces that make up a renewable energy cluster, and to be involved in an economic development program
                                                                                                    development in the Renewable Energy industry cluster in Massachusetts, and to promoting the                            that makes a difference among entrepreneurs in the state.
                                                                                                    development of technologies that lays the foundation for long-term growth of the industry. The Industry
                                                                                                    Support Program makes direct investments to catalyze new product commercialization, works to build
                                                                                                    networks and provide services that better enable companies to access capital and other vital resources,
                                                                                                    and strive to lower barriers to success for entrepreneurs in the state.

Lucas       Sarah       slucas@mba2006.hbs.edu       Ashoka Innovators for the Public/   Washington, DC Fast Growth, High Impact Nonprofits project team funded by Ashoka’s Accelerator for Social                         The summer project will be to help create, new products and tools designed to help nonprofit leaders build, manage, and grow
                                                     The Aspen Institute                                Entrepreneurship and the Aspen Institute’s Nonprofit Sector and Philanthropy Program. Ashoka is a                  innovative organizations for social change. Working with a team of associates, project leaders and outside advisors, I’ll be
                                                                                                        registered 501 c 3 global organization that that invests in leading social entrepreneurs and helps apply the       creating training materials to help early and mid-stage social entrepreneurs actively scale out their organizations, as well as a
                                                                                                        creativity and determination that exist in the business sector and solve social problems on a large scale.         set of mini case studies about a number of fast-growth, high impact organizations who have been effectively able to grow to
                                                                                                        The Aspen Institute is a registered 501 c 3 organization dedicated to fostering enlightened leadership and         scale in their various industries. For additional information, please see the attached letter.
                                                                                                        open-minded dialogue.
Mawilmada   Nayana      nmawilmada@mba2005.hbs.edu   National Volunteer and              Singapore      The National Volunteer and Philanthropy Centre (NVPC) is a non-profit non-government organization                  Undertake a systematic study on the response by NGOs in Singapore to the tsunami crisis, in particular in relief and
                                                     Philanthropy Center, Singapore                     (NGO) promoting volunteerism and philanthropy across all sectors and at all levels of society in pursuit of        reconstruction efforts, in the context of government, private sector, and NGO partnerships. The study will include a review of
                                                                                                        an active citizenry in Singapore.The NVPC is working closely with the Ministry of Community Development,           the needs, planning effort, processes, resources deployed, use of funds, and results achieved. The project will also make
                                                                                                        Youth and Sports to provide a platform for a more coordinated approach to Singapore's relief, rehabilitation       recommendations to improve coordination efforts for Singapore based assistance for future disasters, and to enhance the
                                                                                                        and reconstruction efforts in the tsunami-affected regions. NVPC is also a key member of the Tsunami               position/role of NVPC in this regard.
                                                                                                        Funds Facilitation Committee, which is charged with disbursing the US $50 billion raised by the public for
                                                                                                        the government-designated receiving agency, the Singapore Red Cross.

Morrill     Brooke      bmorrill@mba2006.hbs.edu     City and County of Denver, Office   Denver, CO        The Office of Economic Development oversees agencies and activities that foster a vibrant business and          I will work with the OEC and the Mayor’s Office as they establish a new Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI)
                                                     of Economic Development                               economic climate for the city. In addition to supporting a thriving business environment, the OED also          that will offer financial support to nonprofit and for-profit organizations working toward community and economic development
                                                                                                           manages projects that address issues affecting lower-income areas of the city. This includes programs           in Denver. Through research, site visits, meetings, and presentations, I will make recommendations regarding the product
                                                                                                           that encourage investment in community development, urban revitalization, affordable housing,                   offerings, operations, and potential clients for the bank’s business plan. Additionally, I will provide similar research for the New
                                                                                                           empowerment zones, workforce development, small business development, and disadvantaged business                Markets Tax Credits that Denver may receive from the Federal government.
                                                                                                           enterprises within the city.
Murphy      Andrew      amurphy@mba2006.hbs.edu      National Park Service & Student     Herndon, VA       The National Park Service has a challenging dual mission: to protect parks and to provide for visitor           Over the course of the summer, teams of consultants will interview park staff and review budgets and other documents in order
                                                     Conservation Association,                             enjoyment. Since 1916, the national park system has grown in size and popularity, with the number of            to: 1) Analyze the park’s programs, operations, and activities as mandated by Congress, 2) Determine how park resources are
                                                     Business Plan Initiative                              annual visitors now approaching 300 million. The National Park Service has struggled to keep up with its        applied to core versus non-core activities, 3) Identify standards of operation for each program, 4) Document current sources
                                                                                                           growing fiscal responsibilities, and in spite of a total NPS budget exceeding $1.8 billion, many of the 388     and uses of funds, 5) Identify gaps between park needs and current funding, 6) Analyze the policy and program implications of
                                                                                                           park units find themselves with limited funds and are forced to choose between funding visitor services and     various funding options, 7) Quantify future funding requirements, 8) Develop financial and management strategies for
                                                                                                           providing adequate resource protection. Park managers are increasingly aware of the need to improve             addressing funding shortfalls, 9) Perform ancillary analyses as required by park unit management teams.
                                                                                                           management effectiveness and to clarify and communicate the need for additional resources to Congress
                                                                                                           and the general public, as well as to seek out and obtain supplemental funding through creative means.

Musonda     Chiinga     cmusonda@mba2006.hbs.edu     National Volunteer and              Singapore         The National Volunteer and Philanthropy Center (NVPC) is a national organization which promotes                 Provide systemic consulting to enhance 1) coordinated through-put, strategic and operational master-planning (plus current IT
                                                     Philanthropy Center, Singapore                        volunteerism and philanthropy in Singapore. It works with the government, private sector and individuals.       resource planning and monitoring) of relief and reconstruction efforts 2) inter-country and inter-NGO efforts with regard to
                                                                                                           NVPC’s mission is to ―promote and develop volunteerism and philanthropy across all sectors and at all           logistics and communications; and 3) NVPC's ability to review, control and improve processes, organization and management
                                                                                                           levels of society, furthering the Singapore 21 vision of an active citizenry‖. The NVPC is working closely      as Singapore moves into to the reconstruction phase.
                                                                                                           with the Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports to provide a platform for a more
                                                                                                           coordinated approach to Singapore's relief, rehabilitation and reconstruction efforts in the tsunami-affected
                                                                                                           regions.
Neumann       Reese       rneumann@mba2006.hbs.edu       National Park Service               Herndon, VA       The NPS has a challenging dual mission: to protect parks and to provide for visitor enjoyment. Since 1916,        The BPI is a joint effort of the U.S. National Park Service (NPS) and the Student Conservation Association (SCA). Each
                                                                                                               the national park system has grown in size and popularity, with the number of annual visitors now                 summer, graduate students from leading business and public policy schools become management consultants in selected
                                                                                                               approaching 300 million. The National Park Service has struggled to keep up with its growing fiscal               national park units. Selected consultants will work with park staff to produce a business plan that clearly outlines park
                                                                                                               responsibilities, and in spite of a total NPS budget exceeding $1.8 billion, many of the 388 park units find      operational requirements, identifies financial resources that are currently available, and analyzes any funding gap that exists.
                                                                                                               themselves with limited funds and are forced to choose between funding visitor services and providing             Consultants also work with park staff to identify operational and investment priorities and develop strategies for meeting those
                                                                                                               adequate resource protection. In 2004, the Student Conservation Association transitioned into the                 needs.
                                                                                                               administrative role, providing program assistance and logistical support for recruiting and training events.

Ngoc-Tram     Nghiem      nnghiem@mba2005.hbs.edu        Digital Divide Data                 NewYork, NY       Digital Divide Data is a social enterprise established in July 2001 to create sustainable jobs and                My project would be to develop the market for DDD's services in SE Asia among international development organizations,
                                                                                                               educational opportunities in developing countries by providing outsourced data services to business and           national embassies, and bi-lateral aid agencies. Building a local market for DDD's services is critical to DDD's misson of
                                                                                                               public sector customers. We are established in the U.S. as a 501(c)3 organization, as well as organized as        advancing the IT sector in Cambodia and Laos. And , DDD and I these organizations to be the best potential market for DDD's
                                                                                                               a non-governmental organization in Cambodia. Our business employs disadvantaged individuals,                      services in the region. We have identified four large, high potential sales opportunities in this market as a start. As I am a
                                                                                                               including people with disabilities, landmine and polio victims, orphans, and abused women.                        French citizen and have Vietnamese background, we believe I can leverage competitive advantage in this regard. I will work
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 directly with the General Managers of our Cambodia and Laos offices, helping them target opportunities with new clients and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 build larger relationships with existing clients in this market. The training and leadership skills I can impart to the local
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Cambodian and Laotian team will be significant. I will report to DDD's CEO.

Oppenheim     David       doppenheim@mba2006.hbs.edu     Lincoln Center for the Performing   NewYork, NY       Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts manages the Lincoln Center campus, home to 12 resident arts                I will work on a variety of individual projects, primarily centered around marketing initiatives. These will likely include building
                                                         Arts                                                  organizations (including the Metropolitan Opera and New York Philharmonic), presents a series of artistic         central businesses (tours, Meet the Artists), ancillary revenue sources (parking, food, retail), ticket concierge services, and
                                                                                                               programs, and is a leader in arts education and community relations.                                              addressing demographic challenges.
Piramal       Radhika     rpiramal@mba2006.hbs.edu       Acumen Fund                         NewYork, NY       Venture Philanthropy firm, based in NYC, started in 2001, makes loans and equity investments in social            Work as a Portfolio Associate at Acumen Fund, reporting to the Housing Portfolio manager, working to analyze and structure
                                                                                                               enterprises which make goods/ services for the poor in developing countries. By applying a venture capital        investments for early and late pipeline projects. Work will include due diligence, financial modeling, refining business plans,
                                                                                                               model, they support enterprises that increase income, increase assets and create jobs for the four billion        planning marketing and launch strategies.
                                                                                                               people on earth who earn less than $4 a day. Currently they invest in 4 countries: India, Pakistan, Egypt,
                                                                                                               Tanzania and have three portfolios (health, water and housing).
Pobre         Ventura     vpobre@mba2006.hbs.edu         Endeavor Tecsis                     San Paulo         Founded in 1995 the company is focused on high-tech equipment for the wind energy (blades) market. In             Summer will be spent helping Brazilian wind blade manufacturer Tecsis define the optimal capital and financing structure
                                                                                                               only six years, the company has built an impressive list of key accomplishments, which includes                   (domestic vs. international sources; debt vs. VC equity vs. IPO) that will enable the company to continue its strong growth
                                                                                                               recognition as the second largest independent producer of wind blades worldwide.                                  trajectory and strengthen its position as the world’s second largest independent manufacturer of blades for the wind power
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 sector.
Raghunathan   Adithya     araghunathan@mba2006.hbs.edu   Digital Divide Data                 NewYork, NY    Digital Divide Data is a social enterprise with offices in Cambodia and Laos. DDD provides high-quality,             Responsibilities include:(1) Redesigning Digital Divide Data’s leadership training program and educational scholarship benefit.
                                                                                                            cost-effective data-entry and digitization services for local customers in government and the NGO                    (2) Implementing a new incentive based compensation structure in partnership with the General Manager of our Cambodian
                                                                                                            community, as well as customers in Europe and the United States including publishers, economists, and                and Laotian office. (3) Working with Project Managers in Cambodia and Laos to increase their problem solving skills and
                                                                                                            local government officials. DDD combines a social mission with its work, emphasizing the continuing                  improve efficiency and workflow.
                                                                                                            education, professional development and skills-base of its staff, as well as employing many workers from
                                                                                                            disadvantaged communities in the first place.
Russo         Francesco   frusso@mba2006.hbs.edu         Technoserve                         San Salvador   TechnoServe is an international non-profit organization headquartered in Norwalk, CT. Since its founding in          The project aims to create an effective marketing strategy for the main local dairy producers in El Salvador. Those producers
                                                                                                            1968, TechnoServe has successfully used a private-enterprise approach to assist low-income people in the             have recently undertaken a manufacturing process restructuring, which makes them the first pasteurized dairy products makers
                                                                                                            developing world to build and improve businesses that create income and economic growth for their                    in ES. Pasteurized products are better quality ad safer than non pasteurized ones, with obvious benefit for the consumers. On
                                                                                                            families, their communities and their countries. TechnoServe's business development work is currently                the other hand, production is more costly and producers are stuck between a cheaper local fragmented competition and the
                                                                                                            ongoing in Ghana, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Mozambique, South Africa, El Salvador, Honduras,                          increasing import from developing countries like U.S.A. The project will address this problem through the creation of an
                                                                                                            Nicaragua and Peru.                                                                                                  effective new strategy to exploit both national and international opportunities.
Salinas       Vivian      vsalinas@mba2006.hbs.edu       FINCA International                 Washington, DC FINCA –Foundation for International Community Assistance- was founded in 1984. Currently, FINCA is                   The project is designed to assess the impact of FINCA’s microfinance program in Guatemala and Nicaragua. The impact will
                                                                                                            one of the world’s leading non-profit microfinance networks. In the past twenty years, FINCA has served              be measured by interviewing around 300 clients to determine their level of poverty, micro-business profitability, improved living
                                                                                                            over one million of the poorest families in the world from 22,000 communities in 24 countries. FINCA is the          standards, and satisfaction with the program.
                                                                                                            pioneer fo the ―village banking‖ methodology, which has been replicated by other 400 programs worldwide.

Serafini      John        jserafini@mba2006.hbs.edu      National Volunteer and              Singapore         The NVPC is a non-profit, non-government organization (NGO) promoting volunteerism and philanthropy               In response to the Asian tsunami crisis of December 2004, NVPC is facilitating the coordination of non-government
                                                         Philanthropy Center, Singapore                        across all sectors and at all levels of society in pursuit of an active citizenry in Singapore. NVPC is working   organization (NGO) relief efforts, including those of the Red Cross, Habitat for Humanity, Mercy Corps, The Salvation Army,
                                                                                                               closely with the Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports to provide a platform for a more             and World Vision, among others and is serving as a nexus for the nonprofit, government and private sectors as a unifying
                                                                                                               coordinated approach to Singapore’s relief, rehabilitation and reconstruction efforts in the tsunami-affected     platform for the sharing of support resources and building capacity on the part of the agencies.
                                                                                                               regions. NVPC is a modestly sized organization, comprised of 25 executives.

Shen          Clariss     cshen@mba2006.hbs.edu          Lincoln Center for the Performing   NewYork, NY       Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (LCPA) is the world's largest performing arts center and home to 12        As a Summer Intern, I will work on a variety of special projects and assignments. A broad range of tasks will put me in contact
                                                         Arts                                                  resident arts organizations in symphony, opera, chamber music, theater, dance, film, and arts education.          with the various management groups at Lincoln Center, Inc. I will work on several projects in a variety of functional areas.
                                                                                                               LCPA serves three primary roles: a resident organization with its own series of artistic programming; a           Project issues will cover 1) Applying 21st century technology to exploit the Lincoln Center brand and its artistry; 2) Major
                                                                                                               national leader in arts and education and community relations; and manager of the Lincoln Center campus.          Marketing Initiatives – building Lincoln Center businesses and audiences; 3)New and supplemental sources of revenue – How
                                                                                                               LCPA presentations (also called "Lincoln Center Presents") include American Songbook, Great                       best to take advantage of the opportunities?; and 4)The Demographic Challenge—how to reach more diverse audiences? The
                                                                                                               Performers, Lincoln Center Festival, Lincoln Center Out of Doors, Midsummer Night Swing, the Mostly               projects I work on will represent an intersection of my personal interests and institutional needs.
                                                                                                               Mozart Festival, and Live From Lincoln Center.
Shetty        Manisha     mshetty@mba2006.hbs.edu        Acumen Fund                         NewYork, NY        Acumen Fund is a global non-profit venture fund serving the four billion people living on less than $4 a         For the Summer Associate in the Health Technology portfolio, the project will consist of three main tasks. First, the associate
                                                                                                               day. Our aim is to create a blueprint for building financially sustainable and scalable organizations that        will identify and perform due diligence on strong affordable health technology deals in India to build the pipeline of potential
                                                                                                               deliver affordable, critical goods and services that elevate the lives of the poor. We adhere to a disciplined    health investments. Second, the associate will implement a new Acumen Fund investment by helping an NGO transform its
                                                                                                               process in selecting and managing our philanthropic investments as well as in measuring the end results.          social marketing approach to reproductive health into a profitable and sustainable business model. Finally, the associate will
                                                                                                               Acumen Fund identifies and supports extraordinary entrepreneurs in both the for-profit and nonprofit              perform value-add tasks for existing investments such as strengthening distribution systems, entering into new markets, and
                                                                                                               sectors around the world. It operates much like a venture capital firm in the private sector by cultivating a     measuring the impact of investments on the poor.
                                                                                                               group of "partners" to "invest" in Acumen Fund. The organization then "invests" these funds in both non-
                                                                                                               profit and for-profit enterprises focused on solving tough problems in specific areas (health, housing and
                                                                                                               water) for the poor in South Asia and East Africa.

Shilova       Anna        ashilova@mba2006.hbs.edu       IFC (International Finance          Moscow            The International Finance Corporation (IFC) promotes sustainable private sector investment in developing          1. Research of constructing materials sector in Russia and Ukraine, to identify the key players. 2. Analysis of the
                                                         Corporation)                                          countries as a way to reduce poverty and improve people's lives. IFC is a member of the World Bank                pharmaceutical sector in Russia. 3. Evaluation of business proposals, including preliminary financial analysis, from several
                                                                                                               Group and is headquartered in Washington, DC. It shares the primary objective of all World Bank Group             companies in the manufacturing and food processing sectors.
                                                                                                               institutions: to improve the quality of the lives of people in its developing member countries. Established in
                                                                                                               1956, IFC is the largest multilateral source of loan and equity financing for private sector projects in the
                                                                                                               developing world.
Soler         Eduard      esolerbabot@mba2006.hbs.edu    Endeavor                            Jalisco           Endeavor is a US-based non-profit organization that promotes development and sound economic growth in             The project will be in Guadalajara, Mexico, assisting one of the Endeavor selected entrepreneurs. The venture is called RVOX,
                                                                                                               Latin-American countries (this year expanded to South Africa) by supporting entrepreneurs to run and grow         which owns and commercializes a software platform to analyze and process data from market research (surveys…). I will help
                                                                                                               their new ventures. Endeavor provides the entrepreneurs services like mentoring, networking,                      RVOX and its founder-CEO Jesus Gomez to develop a Business Plan aimed to: 1. clarify the feasibility and design the best
                                                                                                               management workshops, business plan and strategy development, among others. In addition to the                    strategy of an expansion in the US market; 2. refine the penetration strategy of current markets (mainly Mexico). The ultimate
                                                                                                               specific support to new ventures, Endeavor seeks to promote entrepreneurship in a broader scale in the            goal of this Business Plan is approaching venture capitalists to ask for a round of financing.
                                                                                                               countries where they have office. To attain this goal, Endeavor has partnerships with top universities, major
                                                                                                               media publications, etc.
Staudt    Christopher   cstaudt@mba2006.hbs.edu    Department of the Interior, Office   Washington, DC The Department of the Interior, Office of the Insular Affairs, has administrative responsibility for              The Island Fellows Program provides the opportunity for graduate students to be directly involved in the development of new
                                                   of Insular Affairs                                  coordinating federal policy in the territories of American Samoa, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the          business and investment opportunities for one of the island groups. Fellows will interact with Departmant of the Interior
                                                                                                       Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and oversight of federal programs and funds in the freely           employees, multi-lateral investment agencies, island government officials, the local private sector, and off-island tourism,
                                                                                                       associated states of the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the            manufacturing and investment companies. The scope of work my include working with local private sector partners to develop
                                                                                                       Republic of Palau.                                                                                                specific business opportunities and/or plans in a variety of industries such as tourism, aquaculture, specialty agriculture or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         fisheries. In addition students may be asked to assist in matchmaking and/or developing solutions to economic problems.

Suarez    Alberto       asuarez@mba2005.hbs.edu    National Volunteer and               Singapore         The National Volunteer and Philanthropy Centre (NVPC) is a non-profit, non-government organization             Provide systemic consulting to enhance 1) coordinated through-put, strategic and operational master-planning (plus current IT
                                                   Philanthropy Center, Singapore                         (NGO) promoting volunteerism and philanthropy across all sectors and at all levels of society in pursuit of    resource planning and monitoring) of relief and reconstruction efforts; 2) inter-country and inter-NGO efforts with regard to
                                                                                                          an active citizenry in Singapore. The NVPC is working closely with the Ministry of Community                   logistics and communications; and 3) NVPC’s ability to review, control and improve processes, organization and management
                                                                                                          Development, Youth and Sports to provide a platform for a more coordinated approach to Singapore’s             as Singapore moves into to the reconstruction phase. Summer Associates will serve as bottleneck busters and, analytical
                                                                                                          relief, rehabilitation and reconstruction efforts in the tsunami-affected regions.                             integrators amongst various parties and NGOs.

Svoboda   Daniel        dsvoboda@mba2006.hbs.edu   The Pacific Aquaculture and          Hilo, HI       The Pacific Aquaculture and Coastal Resources Center at the University of Hawaii at Hilo and the Pohnpei          Placing Micronesian aquaculture products on the international market and implementing marketing and business management
                                                   Coastal Resources Center at the                     Agriculture and Trade School (PATS) collaborate to provide support for sustainable aquaculture                    practices within selected aquaculture farms in Micronesia.
                                                   University of Hawaii at Hilo                        development in Hawaii and the Western Pacific. The work emphasizes capacity-building with local
                                                                                                       communities and entrepreneurs to enable them to successfully establish small aquaculture businesses
                                                                                                       raising and selling high-value tropical species such as black pearls, sponges, giant clams and hard and soft
                                                                                                       corals for the aquarium trade.
Weil      Marni         mweil@mba2006.hbs.edu      Lincoln Center for the Performing    NewYork, NY    Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (LCPA) serves three primary roles: presenter of superb artistic            As a Summer Intern, I will work on a variety of special projects and assignments. The broad range of tasks will put me in
                                                   Arts                                                programming, international leader in arts and education, and manager of the Lincoln Center campus. As a           contact with the various management groups at Lincoln Center, Inc. Potential projects include: Applying 21 st century
                                                                                                       presenter of over 400 events annually, LCPA complements the offerings of the 11 other Lincoln Center              technology to exploit the Lincoln Center brand and its artistry, Major Marketing Initiatives – Building Lincoln Center businesses
                                                                                                       resident organizations through a variety of popular series. The Emmy Award-winning Live From Lincoln              and audiences, New and supplemental sources of revenue – How best to take advantage of the opportunities? Marketing and
                                                                                                       Center extends the reach of Lincoln Center's stages to millions of Americans across the country. As an            Public Information, The Demographic Challenge. On a tactic level, this work will require completing tasks like business case
                                                                                                       international leader in arts and education, LCPA takes a wide range of activities beyond its halls through its    analysis, customer segmentation analysis, and financial analysis and projections.
                                                                                                       educational cornerstone, Lincoln Center Institute, as well as offering arts-related symposia; family
                                                                                                       programming; accessibility; and other community initiatives. And as manager of the Lincoln Center
                                                                                                       campus, LCPA also provides support and services for the Lincoln Center complex and its resident
                                                                                                       organizations.
Wolman    Ricci         rwolman@mba2006.hbs.edu    Global Fairness Initiative           Washington, DC The Global Fairness Initiative (GFI) was formed by former President Bill Clinton in 2003 to encourage free        I will be working on the Grassroots Trading Network (GTN) project. GTN is located in India and is a hybrid of a trade
                                                                                                       trade while preserving important environmental, labor and human-rights standards. GFI focuses on two              association and a chamber of commerce designed to link grassroots producers to global markets. The goal is to expand GTN
                                                                                                       primary areas: Identifying and developing innovative models for globalization; and creating international         to Asia, Africa and Latin America in the next five years, During the summer I will be identifying and implementing operational
                                                                                                       forums for discussion between developing and developed nations about fair standards, profitable                   efficiencies for the start-up program in India. In addition I will build a comprehensive strategic plan and business model that will
                                                                                                       engagement, policy initiatives, potential alliances, and the positive and negative impacts of globalization.      outline how GTN will reach its expansionary goals.

Yamner    Amy           ayamner@mba2006.hbs.edu    Northern California Community        San Francisco, CAThe Northern California Community Loan Fund (NCCLF) is a tax-exempt organization that strengthens low-          The Business Planning Intern will provide program support for NCCLF’s Consulting and Grant Programs unit (C&GP). The
                                                   Loan Fund                                             income communities by providing loans and technical assistance to nonprofit groups. NCCLF operates              Business Planning Intern’s primary program responsibility will be conducting market studies and developing a feasibility study
                                                                                                         four main programs: Lending, Facility Fitness, Fiscal Fitness, and the Nonprofit Space Capital Fund. Loans      related to one or more of the following C&GP programs: (1) Membership Services; (2) Facility Fitness; (3) Fiscal Fitness; (4)
                                                                                                         range from $10,000 to $600,000, at terms from 60 days to five years and interest rates from 6% to 9%.           Financial Analysis. The Intern’s secondary responsibility will be to develop C&GP’s Professional Referral Service.
                                                                                                         From 1987 to the present, NCCLF has committed $35.7 million to 197 projects, with no loan losses

Adams     Matthew       mattadams97@hotmail.com    TBD                                                    TBD                                                                                                            TBD
Chee      Mei           lchee@mba2005.hbs.edu      InterVarsity Christian               Madison, WI       The summer project is organized by InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA (IVCF/USA), a 501(C)(3)               A four-week faith-based study to uncover common leadership competencies and characteristics among top-performing CEOs
                                                   Fellowship/USA                                         organization (www.ivcf.org), in partnership with Eagles Communications (www.eagles.com.sg) and Meta            of diverse faiths in Singapore and Indonesia; building and improving upon a leadership development model that will be used for
                                                                                                          HR & Communication (www.meta.com.sg). IVCF/USA facilitates the spiritual growth of students, faculty           Asian business leaders. Students will receive training in interview techniques, conduct interviews, and analyze and present
                                                                                                          and scholars on college and university campuses through fellowship, learning and practice. Its Global          their findings to client senior management.
                                                                                                          Mission Projects and Professional Students Ministry enable graduate students to volunteer their knowledge
                                                                                                          and expertise to assist those less fortunate in projects.
Goh       Keat          kgoh@mba2005.hbs.edu       United Nations Development           Antananarivo      The United Nations Development Program provides grant funding to developing countries. Its projects            I will be working in Madagascar on identifying suitable private sector opportunities in the mining, agriculture, tourism and
                                                   Program                                                encompass areas such as Poverty Reduction, Crisis Prevention and Recovery, HIV/AIDS, Environment,              telecommunication/information technology industries. More specifically, I will assist in identifying the weaker areas of the
                                                                                                          and Governance. The Growing Sustainable Business initiative is part of UNDP’s Poverty Reduction efforts,       supply chain from raw materials to end product that need to be bolstered by private sector investment. Once identified, I will
                                                                                                          and aims to foster better cooperation among the private sector, governments, non-governmental                  present my findings to suitable international and domestic companies to begin a dialogue on potential investments. The aim of
                                                                                                          organizations and local communities in selecting and encouraging investments. Currently, the initiative        these investments, consistent with the overall goals on the GSB initiative, is to increase the incomes of those living in poverty.
                                                                                                          only operates in 5 east African countries, but may be expanded to other countries

Hopkins   Elizabeth     ehopkins@mba2006.hbs.edu   Endeavor Mexico                      Mexico, D.F.      Endeavor is a non-profit organization that is pioneering a new approach to global development by             The project involves working with Heberto Taracena, Founder and CEO of Metroscubicos, on assessing company growth
                                                                                                          stimulating and supporting entrepreneurship in emerging markets. MetrosCubicos, the host entrepreneurial options and financing strategies and honing the business plan. This will involve market research, financial modeling and
                                                                                                          company, is the preeminent online real estate listings company in Mexico. It is an Internet ASP that permits valuation and competitive analysis.
                                                                                                          real estate companies to manage their property listings and advertise them on the Metroscubicos website
                                                                                                          and in its paper magazine. The business gets revenues from advertising on the website and in the
                                                                                                          magazine and through commissions earned on properties listed on the website.

Hwu       Michael       mhwu@mba2006.hbs.edu       Doorway2Dreams Fund (D2D             Allston, MA       Doorways to Dreams (D2D) Fund works to expand access to financial services, especially asset building          Research a new way to deliver financial education through video games. Financial illiteracy is a serious and growing problem in
                                                   Fund)                                                  opportunities, for low-income families by creating, testing and deploying innovative financial products and    America today and allows individuals to make ill-informed choices with damaging long-term consequences. Given the
                                                                                                          services. The idea for Doorways to Dreams ("D2D") emerged from research conducted by Harvard                   emergence of video games in the mainstream, we use this channel can help educate a significant number of Americans in an
                                                                                                          Business School professor Peter Tufano. In his study of financial innovation, Dr. Tufano became aware of       engaging, entertaining way. It will leverage the work done to date and move to development and distribution of a working
                                                                                                          an emerging policy trend to provide structured incentives for asset development by low-income families.        product.
                                                                                                          D2D acts as an incubator and tester of ideas with tremendous potential social impact that might otherwise
                                                                                                          lack a champion to nurture and bring them to market.
Mauze     Madison       mmauze@mba2006.hbs.edu     Mayo Clinic                          Rochester, MN     Mayo Clinic is a charitable, not-for-profit organization based in Rochester, Minn. Its mission is to provide   The Mayo Medical Ventures internship program will be in its third year this summer. We have been pleased with the quality of
                                                                                                          the best care to every patient every day through integrated clinical practice, education and research.         the interns and their ability to both learn and contribute during their 10 weeks here in Rochester. Our goals have remained
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         consistent with the two previous recruitment/selection efforts. 1) Select motivated MBA students who have both an interest and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         an aptitude in the areas of medicine and business, 2) Attract candidates who desire an internship that provides significant
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         ownership of an important Mayo Clinic business opportunity, while providing the tools and teammates necessary to enable a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         successful outcome, 3) Put our interns in the frontline of inventor, clinician, legal, engineering, and investor interactions.
Mistry      Minesh     mmistry@mba2006.hbs.edu      Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Washington, DC The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is the federal agency within the U.S. Department             For the summer of 2005, I will intern in the Office of the Administrator, presidential appointee Dr. Mark McClellan. Specifically,
                                                    Services                                         of Health and Human Services (HHS) that administers the Medicare program and works in partnership with            I will work directly with the Capital Markets Advisor to the Administrator. In this capacity, I will have three primary
                                                                                                     the States to administer Medicaid, the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), and various             responsibilities. First, I will evaluate the private sector impact of the approved Medicare Drug Benefit. This review will consist
                                                                                                     health quality and portability standards. Almost 85 million beneficiaries, or more than 1 in 4 Americans,         of analyzing industry trends, financial performance, and access to the capital markets for the hospital and pharmaceutical
                                                                                                     receive health care coverage through Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP. CMS accounts for 20% of federal               sectors. Second, I will assist in expanding the private sector outreach program to enroll seniors in the prescription drug benefit.
                                                                                                     spending. In FY 2005, CMS expenditures will reach $519 billion. Including State spending, CMS programs             Third, I will attend various Congressional meetings and prepare detailed briefs for the Office of the Administrator.
                                                                                                     comprise 45% of national health care dollars

Sharma      Shalinee   ssharma@mba2005.hbs.edu      CRY America (Child Relief and     Boston, MA        CRY America is a new entity that represents one of the first steps in the global expansion of the Indian       As part of the project launch, CRY needs to develop a three-year strategic plan. Developing this plan will be the crux of my
                                                    You)                                                NGO, Child Relief and You. In India, CRY is one of the largest and most respected NGOs focused on              work. Much of the information is available within the organization, and my task will include finding it and working with
                                                                                                        improving the lives of poor children. In India, CRY acts as an issue-based national community foundation,      management to make the implicit or explicit critical decisions required for the plan. To date, CRY has been experimenting with
                                                                                                        gathering resources from innovative partnerships, international foundations, and an expansive individual-      various potential models, along the dimensions of strict hierarchy to total autonomy. At this point, the management team in
                                                                                                        giving based and then distributing using a high-engagement philanthropy model to grassroots NGOs in            India is comfortable with the model for US launch, and they have also finally received 501c3 status. In addition, CRY India has
                                                                                                        India. CRY has decided with its best-in-class programs, which are recognized throughout the developing         heavily seeded CRY America’s efforts. Taking into account, the exchange rates and purchasing power parity between India and
                                                                                                        world, and its strong brand name particularly amongst the Indian Diaspora to expand its work to the United     the United States, this has been a colossal task. CRY America would like to develop a strategic plan and then approach US
                                                                                                        States first. They will be using the lessons from the US expansion to help with the UK, the Middle East and    based funders to seed their start-up efforts.
                                                                                                        other future expansions. In the US, CRY will be raising funds and expertise from those in the US interested
                                                                                                        in India. The money and expertise will be distributed to issues focused on child’s rights both in the US and
                                                                                                        in India. In addition, CRY America will be a conduit for CRY India to learn and share best practices across
                                                                                                        both continents.
Whitehead   James      jwhitehead@mba2005.hbs.edu   InterVarsity Christian            Madison, WI       The summer project is organized by InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA (IVCF/USA), a 501(C)(3)               A four-week faith-based study to uncover common leadership competencies and characteristics among top-performing CEOs
                                                    Fellowship/USA                                      organization (www.ivcf.org), in partnership with Eagles Communications (www.eagles.com.sg) and Meta            of diverse faiths in Singapore and Indonesia; building and improving upon a leadership development model that will be used for
                                                                                                        HR & Communication (www.meta.com.sg). IVCF/USA facilitates the spiritual growth of students, faculty           Asian business leaders. Students will receive training in interview techniques, conduct interviews, and analyze and present
                                                                                                        and scholars on college and university campuses through fellowship, learning and practice. Its Global          their findings to client senior management.
                                                                                                        Mission Projects and Professional Students Ministry enable graduate students to volunteer their knowledge
                                                                                                        and expertise to assist those less fortunate in projects.

				
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