Fellows by Category

Reducing child abuse and neglect by providing families in crisis with a temporary alternative to the child welfare system

Organization: Docs for Tots

Pursuing social justice in health and development for young children and changing the nature of professionalism for children’s doctors through increasing their civic engagement beyond clinical practice walls.

Organization: Turnaround for Children

Dr. Pam Cantor is working to reengineer public schools to respond to the recurring challenges of teaching and learning that stem from the traumatic impact of poverty.

Organization: Peace First

For over 22 years, Peace First has developed and implemented transformative programming to teach young people peacemaking skills that promote empathy, develop leadership, and engage youth in playing a vital role in making their schools and communities safer and more just places.  

Organization: Strive Together

Jeff Edmondson is uniting local leaders within education, government, and the philanthropic community behind a common vision and measurable set of goals, and supplying them with the tools, infrastructure, and peer community they need to improve educational outcomes from cradle-to-career.

Organization: Expeditionary Learning

Scott Hartl is changing both what teachers teach and how they teach it, through the creation of free and open resources, including curricula, lesson plans, and video documentation drawn straight from the classroom.

Organization: Great Schools

Bill Jackson is building the nation’s leading online guide to information about schools and learning, in order to engage millions of parents in their children’s education – at home and at school – and to create a more competitive dynamic among today’s schools.

Organization: SPOON Foundation

Cindy Kaplan is improving the nutritional outcomes of children without permanent families. Recognizing that the nutritional needs of children who have suffered from trauma and institutionalized care are drastically different, Cindy is equipping governments and citizen organizations (COs) around the world to protect the orphaned, fostered, and adopted children in their care from the...

Silke Mader works to lower the negative effects of preterm birth on children, parents, and healthcare costs. She leads a novel interdisciplinary alliance of medical professionals, parents, and representatives from the business and government sectors to develop and implement unprecedented, high quality standards of care for preterm infants.

Organization: Sarrell Dental

Jeff Parker is developing the first viable non-profit model of dentistry that is scalable and adheres to high standards of care in order to treat the millions of youth across the United States who currently do not receive oral health care.

Organization: Camp to Belong

Reuniting brothers and sisters placed in separate foster homes to preserve their sibling bond through effecting change in legislation for sibling placement and visitation, recruitment of more foster and adoptive families for siblings, and securing best practice for child welfare professionals.

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