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Summit Fellows

Supporting the next generation of leaders through events, community, and mentorship.

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Born from the idea that while intelligence and ambition are distributed equally, opportunity is not. Summit Fellows provides underrepresented entrepreneurs access to Summit’s powerful community, insightful programming, and a mentorship program designed to accelerate their careers.

2018 Fellows

Kroenke Women's Fellowship

Nasreen Sheikh

LOCWOM
Promoting education, employment and health care by empowering women and educating children.
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Eliana Murillo

Tequila Alquimia
Crafting sustainable tequila to improve the environment, create jobs and support nonprofit causes.
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Erin Zaikis

Sundara
Training women to repurpose soap, which is provided to children in need of soap and hygiene education.
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Felicity Conrad

Paladin
Increasing access to justice by helping lawyers do more, high-quality pro bono work.
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Brittany Young

B-360
Disrupting the prison pipeline and building communities by connecting dirt bike culture with careers.
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Ilwad Elman

Elman Peace Centre
Fostering large-scale transformations for peace in active conflict zones.
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Jenna Nicholas

Impact Experience
Directing investments to solve society’s greatest challenges.
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Nicole Cardoza

Yoga Foster
Empowering educators to make wellness elementary for themselves and their students.
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Wawira Njiru

Food for Education
Providing nutritious meals to students in Kenya to improve nutrition, school attendance & performance
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Sara Minkara

Empowerment Through Integration
Teaching skills to people with disabilities to challenge stigmas and stereotypes.
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Summit Impact Fellowship

Chante Harris

Capalino+Company, New York, New York
Making New York City a better place to live, work and visit by helping organizations succeed.
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Darius Baxter

GOODProjects
Ending poverty in the District of Columbia.
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George Batah

Syrian Youth Empowerment
Providing opportunities for youth and refugees in conflict countries to pursue higher education abroad.
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Kaitlin Mogentale

Pulp Pantry, Los Angeles, California
Helping the world eat in a way that works for our planet, communities and health.
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Laura McGee

Diversio
Using machine learning to help companies unlock the potential of diversity and inclusion in the workplace
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Nathalie Figueroa

NESsT
Investing in social enterprises that generate dignified jobs for people in need.
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Solveiga Pakstaite

Mimica
Reducing unnecessary waste by representing a new standard in freshness information.
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Tiffany Yu

Diversability, San Francisco, California
Using the power of community to rebrand disability.
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Wanona Satcher

Mākhers Studio
Designing and deploying affordable space solutions for housing, neighborhoods and public services.
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Mercedez-Benz EQ Mobility Fellowship

Alisyn Malek

May Mobility
Increasing access to reliable, efficient and cost-effective transportation using self-driving technology.
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Humphrey Wrey

QuickBus.com
Building a platform to book long distance bus journeys, focusing on people who live in sub-Saharan Africa
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Jenny Wu

Oyler Wu Collaborative
Designing the future of the built environment to redefine the way we live, work, play and travel.
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Jordan Davis

Smart Columbus
Accelerating human progress by creating accessible and sustainable public transit.
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Michael Lim

Xtelligent, Los Angeles, California
Developing traffic intersection technology to enable the future of autonomous transportation.
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Rahul Gayam

Gayam Motor Works
Building affordable electric vehicles and the infrastructure necessary for their adoption.
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Tamara Warren

Le Car
Empowering women to make confident decisions about mobility with a personalized car-buying app.
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Tara Pham

Numina
Empowering cities to become more responsive without surveillance.
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Gene Berdichevsky

Sila Nano, Alameda, California
Building a new standard for batteries that power electronic transportation.
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Emily Brooke

Beryl
Building a healthier and more sustainable cities by getting more people on bikes.
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Marriott International #LoveTravels Fellowship

Isabel Rullán

ConPRmetidos
Creating a stable, productive and self-sufficient Puerto Rico.
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Jordan Reeves

VideoOut
Amplifying the voices of queer folks through the world's largest library of coming-out stories.
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Nadya Okamoto

PERIOD. The Menstrual Movement
Fighting to end period poverty and stigma by making menstrual hygiene products accessible to everyone.
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Tony Weaver, Jr.

Weird Enough Productions
Using diverse comics to combat media stereotypes and champion media literacy.
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Summit Fort Worth Fellowship

Caitlyn Hubbard

Kelly Hart & Hallman LLP
Delivering creative legal solutions for underrepresented founders.
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Cameron Sadler

NewCraft Technologies
Improving labor market efficiency by connecting high-performing knowledge workers with rising talent.
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Carly Burson

Tribe Alive
Making sustainable women’s fashion that providies jobs to female artisans across the world.
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Elizabeth Cuneo

Kelly Hart & Hallman LLP
Delivering creative legal solutions for underrepresented founders.
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Gabe Williams

Davi
Closing the activity gap in sport, art and music participation among underserved communities.
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Hannah Watkins

Kelly Hart & Hallman LLP
Delivering creative legal solutions for underrepresented founders.
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Jarratt Watkins

Kelly Hart & Hallman LLP
Delivering creative legal solutions for underrepresented founders.
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Kam Phillips

Dream Outside the Box
Inspiring positive futures among children by providing them with mentorship and career exploration kits.
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Taylor Willis

The Welman Project
Reducing waste, increasing resources and fostering innovation through creative reuse in the classroom.
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