Nonprofit and Public Management
International Development
Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability
Social Entrepreneurship

Nonprofit and Public Management

Business Civic Leadership Center, a nonprofit organization that acts as a forum for businesses and their social and philanthropic interests.
Lisa Lindgren ’11

Education Pioneers Fellowships develop leaders dedicated to transforming the educational system so that all students receive a quality education.
Daniel Gennaoui ’11, Diya Gullapalli ’11, Stacey Wang ’11

Oakland Unified School District aims to have all students graduate and, as a result, be caring, competent, and critical thinkers, fully informed, engaged, and contributing citizens, and prepared to succeed in college and career.
Stacey Wang ’11

The New York City Department of Education is the largest public school system in the United States, responsible for organizing 1.1 million students’ academic careers and acting as a fast-paced start-up, willing to constantly experiment with new practices in order to improve student achievement.
Diya Gullapalli ’11

Uncommon Schools, Inc starts and manages outstanding urban charter schools working to close the achievement gap in the Northeast.
Daniel Gennaoui ’11

Greater Jamaica Development Corporation is one of New York’s oldest not-for-profit local real estate development corporations and is focused on transforming downtown Jamaica, Queens, through revitalization and economic development with a community-building mission.
Mikki Columbus ’11

NYC Department of Small Business Services, which helps small business owners and entrepreneurs to obtain financing from a range of different lending partners, including banks, credit unions, community development financial institutions, and microlenders.
Emily Criste ’11

Professional Program for Public Leadership at Columbia University is a new cross-disciplinary program that aims to train talented graduate students to lead in reforming K–12 education institutions.
Joellen Perry ’11

Robin Hood Foundation targets poverty in New York City through programs in early childhood, youth, education, jobs, and economic security.
David Goldberg ’11

Students Participating in Resolving International Tensions (SPIRIT) is an initiative to create a global open source community working towards confliction resolution.
Ziad Zoueihed ’11

The Office of Tibet in New York City is the official agency of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, the Tibetan Government-in-Exile, and the Tibetan Community of New York and New Jersey.
Ray Liu ’10

The White House's Council of Economic Advisers is an agency within the Executive Office of the President charged with offering the President objective economic advice on the formulation of both domestic and international economic policy.
Josh Porter ’11

Vera Institute of Justice is an agency within the Executive Office of the President charged with offering the President objective economic advice on the formulation of both domestic and international economic policy.
Gabrielle Breslow ’11

International Development

Acumen Fund is a social venture capital fund committed to building thriving social enterprises that serve the poor in developing nations.
Jason Ballet ’11

Anza Technologies is a technology-focused international development startup that sells low-cost, poverty-alleviating products made from recycled materials to villagers in rural Africa.
Aaron Scheinberg ’11

Claire Enfance works to improve health, education, and work prospects for the youth within the old colonial city of Saint Louis, in Senegal.
Joaquin Alemany ’11

Endeavor transforms the economies of emerging markets by identifying and supporting high-impact entrepreneurs.
David Castillo Zapata ’11

Insitor Fund is a social venture capital fund that provides capital to entrepreneurs proposing market solutions to critical development issues and promoting a responsible and sustainable economy.
Matthew Magenheim ’11

Inter-American Development Bank serves as the leading multilateral development bank in the Latin-American and Caribbean region.
Antoni Codinas ’11

Jacaranda Health, named a 2010 Ashoka Changemakers finalist, is a startup social venture founded by former Acumen Fund staff members. Jacaranda Health aims to set a new standard for maternity care in East Africa by combining business and clinical innovations, providing fully self-sustaining and scalable chain of urban clinics, offering respectful care and mobile units and generating demand and awareness.
Jane Del Ser EMBA ’10

Northern Gulf Partners (NGP) is an economic development private equity firm investing in war-torn Iraq. Through capital, proven financing experience and a deep knowledge of the region, NGP aims to develop the economy of Iraq helping to bring stability to a war-torn country.
Olivia Albrecht ’11

Peace Mexico works to provide education and implement action programs that enable unprivileged people to improve their quality of life in the communities in Nayarit, Mexico.
Pablo Lubbert ’11

Pro Mujer is an international women’s development and microfinance organization that alleviates poverty in Latin America by providing financial services, healthcare, and training to poor women entrepreneurs. Pro Mujer currently operates in Argentina, Bolivia, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Peru.
Kate Szostak ’11

TechnoServe helps entrepreneurs in poor areas of the developing world build businesses that create income, opportunity, and economic growth.
Simon Heckscher ’11

United Nations World Food Program is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide.
Jean Saint-Geours ’11

Women's World Banking provides support, training and access to information to a global network of 40 microfinance institutions and banks in 28 countries.
Melissa Cheung ’11

Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility

Bail BioSciences a local biomedical startup focused on reducing health and disease worldwide by commercializing novel, low-cost medical foods enriched with antibodies that address specific nutritional deficiencies and strengthen the body’s own immune defenses.
Yves Lawson ’11

Bemporad, Baranowski Marketing Group (BBMG) is an innovative marketing and branding agency dedicated to serving socially responsible, forward thinking brands and conscious consumers.
Sharon Park ’11

Coalition for Rainforest Nations an intergovernmental organization that is committed to responsible forest stewardship and climate compatible economic development.
Edward Flanagan ’11, Daniel Pittman ’10

Community Water Solutions is a nonprofit social enterprise that partners with rural communities in developing countries to establish sustainable water treatment businesses.
Mike Brown ’11

Greenwich Energy Solutions delivers greening and energy efficiency solutions to commercial properties and multi-family residences in the United States, covering the entire process from assessment to implementation and LEED certification and provides tracking and monitoring services to make sure that the building upgrades continue to perform at their maximum efficiency.
Erika Zauner ’11

HappyBaby is dedicated to making organic baby food and other products that facilitate a healthy lifestyle for its consumers. The organization also partners with the Peanut Butter Project to feed malnourished children in Malawi.
Stacey Epstein ’11

Just Energy LLC encourages the acceptance and integration of solar energy sources by providing its clients with an economically attractive solar contract that immediately reduces energy expenses with zero upfront cost
William Mack Knight ’11

Recyclebank offers a rewards and loyalty program that motivates more than one million households in the U.S. to recycle and engage in environmentally beneficial activities.
Raphael Anstey ’11, Orit Meidan ’11

Solais Lighting Inc. is a venture-backed startup that designs and sells energy efficient LED lighting products
Nancy Brown ’11

United Nations Development Program (UNDP)'s program on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) is an effort to create a financial value for the carbon stored in forests, offering incentives for developing countries to reduce emissions from forested lands and invest in low-carbon paths to sustainable development.
Jackson Hewett ’11

Social Entrepreneurship

Altura Capital Group, LLC is a women- and Hispanic-owned investment advisory and research services firm in the emerging and diverse managers space.
Shashank Shekhar ’11

Blue Ridge Foundation is a social innovation fund that operates as a seed funder and incubator by identifying ideas with high‐potential for social impact and helping transform them into institutions that demonstrate practical and effective solutions to social problems.
Andrea Davila ’11

Frogtek is a social venture dedicated to creating business tools for microentrepreneurs in emerging markets, including management applications for small businesses, providing point-of-sales functionality, basic accounting and financial reporting on mobile phones.
Edoardo Policano ’10

Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) seeks to accelerate development of an effective impact investing industry, which is the use of for-profit investment to help solve critical social and environmental problems around the world.
Jessica Harrison ’11

Intellecap is a social sector advisory firm based in Hyderabad, India.
Nandini Nayar ’11

Jalia Ventures is a socially focused investment venture capital firm that provides seed and growth capital to minority-owned businesses, with a focus on healthcare, education, information technology, and environmentally friendly innovations.
Benjamin Brown ’11, Nii Koney ’11

Living Cities a philanthropic collaborative that uses mainstream financial markets to improve historically neglected urban neighborhoods.
Joe Silver ’11

NYC Seed a seed-level public/private venture fund that provides capital, mentoring and support to technology entrepreneurs to create the next generation of companies and jobs in New York City.
Stephanie Palmeri ’11

Schwab Foundation provides an unparalleled platform for leading social innovators that highlight social entrepreneurship as a key element to address social and ecological problems in an innovative, sustainable, and effective way.
Christine Sedky ’11

SJF Ventures is a venture capital firm which provides capital to high-growth companies in clean technology.
Sanin Mody ’11