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Social Entrepreneurs In Residence

Stanford’s visiting practitioners are leading social entrepreneurs in the field. They offer entrepreneurial expertise in areas such as human rights, economic development, healthcare and more. Browse their profiles to learn about each of the individual Fellows, their passions and their work. Contact them directly for advice and inspiration!

Arnold Fernandez

Emily Arnold-Fernández

PSE Visiting Practitioner in Residence, 2013-2014

Emily Arnold-Fernández, founder and executive director of Asylum Access, is a social entrepreneur and human rights pioneer. Emily founded Asylum Access to advocate on behalf of refugees seeking to assert their rights.

Gemma Bulos

Gemma Bulos

PSE Visiting Practitioner in Residence, 2013-2014

Gemma Bulos is a multi award-winning social entrepreneur and director of the Global Women’s Water Initiative (GWWI). GWWI is building a cadre of women trainers in East Africa versed in a holistic set of water, sanitation, and hygiene strategies capable of building various appropriate technologies and launching social enterprises.

Kiah Williams

Kiah Williams

Haas Center Visiting Practitioner, 2013-2014

Kiah Williams is a cofounder of Supporting Initiatives to Redistribute Unused Medicine (SIRUM). As the 2013–14 Haas Center Visiting Practitioner, the nonprofit organization provides a way for health organizations to share unused drugs with underserved patients. Previously, Kiah led public-private partnerships for the Clinton Foundation in Healthcare access, and was a Tom Ford Fellow in Philanthropy.

Adam Kircher

Adam Kircher

Haas Center Visiting Practitioner, 2013-2014

Adam Kircher is a cofounder of Supporting Initiatives to Redistribute Unused Medicine (SIRUM). As the 2013–14 Haas Center Visiting Practitioner, the nonprofit organization provides a way for health organizations to share unused drugs with underserved patients. Adam was a Mayfield Fellow, McKinsey Consultant and is on-leave from Harvard Business School.

George Wang

George Wang

Haas Center Visiting Practitioner, 2013-2014

George Wang is a cofounder of Supporting Initiatives to Redistribute Unused Medicine (SIRUM). As the 2013–14 Haas Center Visiting Practitioner, the nonprofit organization provides a way for health organizations to share unused drugs with underserved patients. George is a Biology PhD and National Science Foundation Fellow.

Natalie Bridgeman Fields

Natalie Bridgeman Fields

CDDRL Social Entrepreneurs in Residence, 2013-2014

Natalie Bridgeman Fields is the Executive Director of the Accountability Counsel, an organization working to defend the environmental and human rights of communities across the developing world. The Accountability Counsel has been successful in winning victories for marginalized communities and influencing international institutions to change their policy and practices.

Michael Lombardo

Michael Lombardo

CDDRL Social Entrepreneurs in Residence, 2013-2014

Michael Lombardo is the CEO of Reading Partners. Reading Partners employs an innovative model of matching mentors with children in public schools to tutor them and improve reading outcomes. The model has worked and Lombardo has been successful in growing Reading Partners to serve over 40 school districts across eight states nationwide.

Lateefah Simon

Lateefah Simon 

CDDRL Social Entrepreneurs in Residence, 2013-2014

At the age of 19, Lateefah Simon was appointed the executive director of the Center for Young Women's Development, an organization working to support the needs of low-income young women in San Francisco. Since then, Simon has committed herself to a life of service to support juvenile and criminal justice reform and gender rights in the state of California through positions at the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights, the San Francisco District Attorney's Office, and most recently at the Rosenberg Foundation.