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.
At the Chief Executive Leadership Institute’s CEO Summit in New York City this week, Edward Stack, chairman and CEO of DICK’s Sporting Goods, accepted the Maverick in Leadership Award, and Virginia M. (Ginni) Rometty, chairman, president, and CEO of IBM, accepted the Legend in Leadership Award.