SIIF Fellows 2013

2013 SIIF Fellows 

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Allie, Cassidy, Jenny, Larry, Kate,

Minden, Rosie, Zoe, Andrew, Jennifer,

Shani, Craig, Jessica, Judy

Larry Arbuthnott

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Larry is spending his summer with the Calvert Social Investment Foundation, a $200 million fund that provides socially-oriented financial intermediaries (e.g., MFIs, CDFIs) with crucial access to capital. His focus this summer will be to explore how the organization can expand its international loan portfolio to fund new and innovative lending models.

Andrew Chi

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Andrew will be spending his summer at Lutheran Medical Center, a community-based, safety net hospital in Brooklyn. He will be assisting C level executives with cost reduction initiatives and other special projects.

Katherine Crisalli

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Kate will be spending her summer as a consultant with the National Park Service. She will participate in the National Parks Business Plan internship program, which is a partnership between Net Impact and the Business Management Group of the National Park Service.

Zoe Fuller-Young

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Zoe is spending her summer as an Assurance Summer Associate with B Lab, the nonprofit that certifies B Corporations and organizes the Global Impact Investing Rating System (GIIRS). She will be completing on-site reviews of the social and environmental practices of a random sample of 10% of all certified B Corporations.

Judy Herbstman

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Judy will be spending her summer with The Community Preservation Corporation (CPC), a national leader in helping developers finance and build affordable multi-family housing. She will be supporting project management on various key initiatives.

Allison Hollowell

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Allison will be spending her summer with Runa LLC, a a privately held organic Amazonian beverage company following Fair Trade principles. She will be responsible for designing marketing campaigns and executing marketing programs.

Minden Koopmans

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Minden is spending her summer as an intern at the Mayor’s Center for Economic Opportunity. Supporting the office’s anti-poverty efforts, she will benchmark program impact against national standards, assist with data analysis and conduct research to create “case studies” of program successes and challenges.

Jessica Lee

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Jessica is spending her summer as an Assurance Summer Associate with B Lab, the nonprofit that certifies B Corporations and organizes the Global Impact Investing Rating System (GIIRS). She will be completing on-site reviews of the social and environmental practices of a random sample of 10% of all certified B Corporations.

Cassidy Morris

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Cassidy will be spending her summer as a consultant with the National Park Service. She will participate in the National Parks Business Plan internship program, which is a partnership between Net Impact and the Business Management Group of the National Park Service.

Jenny Roberts

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Jenny will be spending her summer in Brazil with IMAFLORA, an NGO dedicated to encouraging changes in forestry and agriculture, promoting the conservation and sustainable use of natural resources, and generating social benefits. She will be developing a strategic plan and program design for a new department within the organization.

Rosie Rodriguez

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Rosie will be spending her summer in Brazil with NAMI Rede Feminista de Arte Urbana, a Brazil-based NGO that uses urban art to promote awareness about women’s issues. She will be working directly with the founder on key projects to promote gender equality.

Shani Spivak

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Shani will be spending her summer with the Taproot Foundation, a nonprofit organization that makes business talent available to organizations working to improve society. She will responsible for an online marketing and social media strategy for the organization.

Craig Wilson

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Craig will be spending the summer with the Collaborative Fund. He will be responsible for helping to source new investments and developing the “state of collaborative consumption”.

Jennifer Wynn

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Jennifer will be spending her summer with the Harlem Children’s Zone as an intern with their After-school Programs. She will be responsible for aligning their after-school program with day school instruction and rolling out a new evaluation system for non charter school positions.

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