Boston-Harvard Business School (HBS) has announced the 2022 recipients of the Horace W. Goldsmith Fellowship. Founded in 1988 by the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation and Richard L. Menschel (MBA 1959) to encourage non-profit organizations and public sector students to participate in his HBS, Goldman Saks Limited was his partner. The school will award $10,000 to a select number of admitted MBA students.
From the 1990 class, 247 freshmen received fellowships. Recipients of this award have held leadership roles in nonprofits and public sector organizations and have demonstrated a strong commitment to continuing career paths in these fields. New winners are encouraged to attend events alongside current and previous winners as well as local social enterprise leaders to create a network of individuals who are committed to working in social enterprises. You are invited.
The 2022 Goldsmiths Fellows are:
Audrey Atencio.Audrey’s career began with the United Nations World Food Program in Uganda and most recently with the One Acre Fund in Zambia and Rwanda, where she led work to improve financial and logistical services for smallholder farmers, food systems and supply chains. has focused on the intersection of farmers. In the future, we aim to build more efficient and resilient food and logistics systems in resource-poor regions to reduce food waste and increase farmers’ profits. “Both during and after her MBA program, she cherishes the opportunity to be surrounded by people who are passionate about the potential of social enterprise.”
Colette BishogoColette joined HBS from GiveDirectly in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. As Interim Country Director and Head of Operations, she oversaw cross-country operations, ensuring the delivery of $25 million in unconditional mobile cash transfers to 70,000 recipients, with 6x oversubscription and urgent delivered her COVID remittance. Goldsmith said her fellowship will “allow us to conduct research and lay the groundwork for streamlining and democratizing access to capital for underprivileged and budding entrepreneurs.”
Jiang Guo.Jean is an HBS and HKS joint degree holder and Founder and Executive Director of Konexio. Konexio is a social enterprise that provides technology upskilling programs and bridges the digital divide for the most vulnerable. Since its inception, she has built and grown the business in her 4 countries, 15 cities and over 40 training sites. Over 3,000 students have been trained and she is projected to train 10,000 students in the next three years. “I am just beginning my social entrepreneurship journey and would benefit greatly from interactions that could develop my capabilities as a social enterprise leader,” she said.
Kishigsuren (Hishgi) Jalgal SaihanHishgee spent two years developing and teaching the course through the International Monetary Fund’s online learning team within the Institute for Capacity Development. She then joined the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, where she worked as an economic analyst focusing on climate risk and economic forecasts. When asked about her post-HBS plans, she said, “My long-term dream was the same: to return to Mongolia and help our country develop financially and economically.”
David Messenger. David has spent over ten years as a diplomat with the US Department of State, including stints at the US Embassy in Tokyo and the US Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York. During his time in Japan, David served as political officer responsible for driving elements of the Indo-Pacific strategy. At the United Nations, David advocated the US position on the economy, sustainable development, and UN reform proposals. “By becoming part of the Goldsmiths community, he will be able to address some of the most difficult issues facing governments and foster greater public-private partnerships to advocate for responsible and fair international development programs,” David said. Become.”
Rishi Razdan After three years at Bain & Company, Rishi spent a year as a Fellow at the University of Chicago, building a capacity for impactful social enterprises. Later, he provided affordable training as co-founder and CEO of He X Billion Skills Lab in Mumbai. Job placement service for university students. He then joined his Acumen to lead the organization’s activities in India on education, employment and entrepreneurship. “My future goal is to improve the quality of higher education in India. Goldsmith His Fellowship has provided me with access to an extraordinary network of peers whom I hope to become a community of activists.” They will help you.”
shashwat shivamShashwat came to HBS from the Clinton Health Access Initiative. There, he in India worked with the Covid-19 National Task Force to set up the country’s testing system and rolled out the world’s largest he Covid-19 vaccination program. He has also helped shape India’s long-term digital health strategy. Prior to this, Shashwat helped build his first startup, UrbanCompany, a technology that creates livelihood opportunities and improves access to health care his services for gig his workers. After HBS, Shashwat said, “We will accelerate the adoption of innovative and sustainable solutions that can make quality healthcare more accessible and affordable and optimize the burden on healthcare providers in low-income settings. “I hope so.”
Vishnu Shridhar.Vishnu is a leader in both the non-profit and public sector, pursuing an MS/MBA in Engineering Science. In his professional career, he was the lead engineer for several successful NASA missions including the Europa Clipper, Mars 2020 Rover and Mars Exploration Rover. He also manages the Navagraha Temple in New York, connecting and assisting people around the world based on the principles of ancient Indian traditions. “In the future, we look forward to looking at new satellite technologies to monitor the impacts of climate change around the world and help implement government policies,” he said.
Mackenzie Welch.A joint HBS and HKS graduate, Mackenzie brings six years of international development experience, including roles in global partnerships. Dalberg Advisor; most recently founded Millennium His Challenge Corporation with projects focused on smallholder agriculture in Malawi, renewable energy in Kosovo and access to finance for his MSMEs in Indonesia. She said, “Through the support of her Goldsmith Fellowship, she hopes to develop the capacity to inspire groups to work together, overcome obstacles and make a lasting impact in emerging economies.”
Matthew Wood.Matt began his career assisting the State Department with its international diplomatic program within the Fulbright Commission. He spent a year consulting in Deloitte’s government and public sector practice before joining Social Finance Inc., USAID where he modeled HIV programs for clients and worked in workforce development in the tech sector. Led partnership efforts for the initiative. When asked about his plans after HBS, he said: