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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 Colson

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.
THE IDEA
BOMA
LEARN MORE 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 Murphy

Michael, co-founder of MASS Design and a Harvard-educated architect, believes that buildings can perform to improve health, especially in developing countries.
THE IDEA
MASS Design
LEARN MORE MASS Design brings architecture and design to the areas that need it most, as a way of improving community resilience and health infrastructure.
Joshua Pierce

Joshua is a former energy consultant from Northern California now focused on African communities without traditional access to energy.
THE IDEA
Off.Grid:Electric
LEARN MORE Off.Grid:Electric works to bring lasting and modern energy to the off-grid world.
Sean Mayberry

Sean has spent years implementing health interventions in Africa, and committed himself to supporting the issue of mental health that was often ignored.
THE IDEA
StrongMinds
LEARN MORE 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.
Alasdair Harris

Al is a marine ecologist working to develop market-based solutions for marine conservation
THE IDEA
Blue Ventures
LEARN MORE Blue Ventures is incentivizing marine conservation in the poorest coastal communities by demonstrating the economic benefits of sustainable fisheries management.
Safeena Husain

Safeena is a London School of Economics graduate and is committed to making girls education accessible and high-quality
THE IDEA
Educate Girls
LEARN MORE Educate Girls is reforming government schools in India by leveraging community-based youth leaders and training teachers in child-centric techniques.
Jessica Beckerman

Jessica Beckerman is a UCSF medical student committed to decreasing maternal and child mortality in Mali
THE IDEA
Muso
LEARN MORE Muso is putting an end to deaths caused by preventable and treatable diseases using a system of rapid, proactive doorstep healthcare.
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