Rainer Arnhold Fellows are people with good ideas about
change in the places that need change the most. The program
gives them a chance to design for impact that can go big.
Kathleen, founder of BOMA, is a safari guide and fundraiser for African causes who wanted to see a long-term solution to drought and famine in Northern Kenya.
BOMA helps families survive drought and adapt to climate change in the arid lands of Africa by helping women to establish small businesses and savings in remote, rural villages.
Michael, co-founder of MASS Design and a Harvard-educated architect, believes that buildings can perform to improve health, especially in developing countries.
MASS Design brings architecture and design to the areas that need it most, as a way of improving community resilience and health infrastructure.
Joshua is a former energy consultant from Northern California now focused on African communities without traditional access to energy.
Off.Grid:Electric works to bring lasting and modern energy to the off-grid world.
Sean has spent years implementing health interventions in Africa, and committed himself to supporting the issue of mental health that was often ignored.
StrongMinds is addressing mental health in Africa by giving women in Uganda access to group talk therapy as a way of treating the symptoms of depression.
Al is a marine ecologist working to develop market-based solutions for marine conservation
Blue Ventures is incentivizing marine conservation in the poorest coastal communities by demonstrating the economic benefits of sustainable fisheries management.
Safeena is a London School of Economics graduate and is committed to making girls education accessible and high-quality
Educate Girls is reforming government schools in India by leveraging community-based youth leaders and training teachers in child-centric techniques.
Jessica Beckerman is a UCSF medical student committed to decreasing maternal and child mortality in Mali
Muso is putting an end to deaths caused by preventable and treatable diseases using a system of rapid, proactive doorstep healthcare.