Sponsored by Yale SOM alumni, the awards provide financial grants that allow entrepreneurs to work on new ventures over the summer. A panel of 14 Yale alumni, including entrepreneurs, innovators, and investors, pick the winners. The annual awards total approximately $100,000.
Van Leeuwen, the carbon opportunities manager at Royal Dutch Shell, will join a group of 22 diverse young professionals in the year-long fellowship, which fosters the development of “corporate social intrapreneurs” who work within their companies to foster social and environmental impact.
Robert C. Pozen, a graduate of Yale Law School and a prominent business leader, public servant, philanthropist, and thinker, has made a generous gift of to endow the Commonwealth Fund Fellowship in Minority Health Leadership at Yale, the Yale School of Management announced.