Each year, numerous alumni, friends and companies commit to investing in our students by establishing need-based fellowships. Today more than 600 funds support nearly 900 students annually. Below are recently created MBA fellowships.

Jane Dunlevie and Marten Abrahamsen (MBA 2011) Fellowship

The Jane Dunlevie and Marten Abrahamsen Fellowship was established through the generosity of Jane Dunlevie and Marten Abrahamsen (MBA 2011) in honor of his 5th Reunion. Abrahamsen is an investor at Coatue Management, a technology-sector hedge fund. Previously, he worked at Vector Capital Management LP in San Francisco and Goldman Sachs International in London. Originally from Norway, Abrahamsen earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Warwick in England. Dunlevie is a vice president at Goldman Sachs. She completed both her undergraduate degree and MBA at Stanford University.

Africa Business Club Fellowship

The Africa Business Club Fellowship was established through the generosity of the Africa Business Club at HBS. This fellowship will support students who are committed to making a difference in Africa through entrepreneurship. Dedicated to increasing the awareness of business opportunities on the African continent, the club provides services and resources for African students and any student with a professional or cultural interest in Africa. The club also promotes the engagement of the African business community with HBS through events, speakers, and an annual conference.

Mohammed K.A. Al-Faisal (MBA 1996) Fellowship

The Mohammed K.A. Al-Faisal Fellowship was established through the generosity of Prince Mohammed K.A. Al-Faisal (MBA 1996). This fellowship will support MBA students from Saudi Arabia and the broader Middle East. Mr. Al-Faisal is the president and CEO of Al Faisaliah Group Holding, a Saudi-based investment company established in 1969. He is a member of the board of trustees of the Harvard Alumni Association in Saudi Arabia; serves as head of the Advisory Council of the College of Business, Al Faisal University; and is a member of the general assembly of the King Faisal Foundation. Mr. Al-Faisal received a BSc in industrial management from the King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals.

Omar K. Alghanim (MBA 2002) Fellowship

The Omar K. Alghanim Fellowship was established through the generosity of Omar Alghanim (MBA 2002) to support MBA students from Kuwait and the broader Middle East. Alghanim is the CEO of Alghanim Industries, a multinational firm that is one of the largest privately owned companies in the Gulf region. He is also chairman of Gulf Bank, a founding shareholder of Perella Weinberg Partners, and chairman of the youth-development nonprofit INJAZ-Kuwait. Alghanim has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from New York University.

Anonymous Fellowship

The Anonymous Fellowship was established through the generosity of an anonymous member of the MBA Class of 1971. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students.

Justice Mohammed Habeeb Ansari and Mrs. Mateen Ansari Fellowship

The Justice Mohammed Habeeb Ansari and Mrs. Mateen Ansari Fellowship was established through the generosity of Mohammed Mohsin Ansari (MBA 2000) in honor of Mr. Ansari’s parents on the occasion of his 15th Reunion. This fellowship will support international students. Mr. Ansari graduated from Colgate University with a bachelor’s in physics and from Washington University with a bachelor’s in chemical engineering. He is an executive vice president at PRIMECAP Management Company, an independent investment management firm based in Pasadena, California. Previously he worked at Weyerhaeuser Company and Anderson Consulting.

Brion (MBA 1980) and Sabrina Applegate Fellowship

The Brion and Sabrina Applegate Fellowship was established through the generosity of Sabrina and Brion Applegate (MBA 1980), in honor of his 30th Reunion. Mr. Applegate began his career in private equity at TA Associates, in 1979, between his first and second year at HBS, and continued after graduation with Burr, Egan, Deleage & Company. In 1994, he co-founded Spectrum Equity Investors, which has grown from managing an initial fund of $100 million to total capital under management of $4.7 billion. He is a 1976 graduate, and trustee, of Colgate University. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students who have graduated from Colgate University.

Jacob Fonnesbech Aqraou (MBA 2000) Fellowship

The Jacob Fonnesbech Aqraou Fellowship was established through the generosity of Jacob Aqraou (MBA 2000) in honor of his 15th Reunion. Mr. Aqraou is a graduate of Copenhagen Business School, where he earned a bachelor’s and a master’s in finance and accounting. He is an investor in technology-enabled consumer-facing companies. Previously, Mr. Aqraou spent 13 years at eBay, where his most recent role was as senior vice president of eBay Marketplaces EMEA, eBay’s largest business. Before joining eBay, Mr. Aqraou was a successful entrepreneur and founded UK-based, VC-backed Finexia Limited, which was sold to Xbridge, a Prudential Company. It is Mr. Aqraou’s hope that this fellowship will encourage international students to attend HBS.

Nolan D. Archibald (MBA 1970) Fellowship

The Nolan D. Archibald Fellowship was established together with friends by Nolan Archibald (MBA 1970). At present, Mr. Archibald is chairman, president, and CEO of Black & Decker. When appointed president and CEO in March 1986, at the age of 42, Mr. Archibald was the youngest CEO of a Fortune 500 company. He was elected to the additional post of chairman in December 1986. A dedicated alumnus of HBS, Mr. Archibald served on the Board of Dean's Advisors from 1994 to 2000, has been a consistent supporter of his class fundraising campaigns, and is currently a member of the Harvard University Council on University Resources. An All-American basketball player in college, he is a graduate of Weber State University in Utah. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students who are graduates of Brigham Young University and who are married, with families.

Arlene and Fredo Arias Fellowship

The Arlene and Fredo Arias Fellowship was established through the generosity of Fredo Arias-King (MBA 1996) in honor of his parents, Arlene and Fredo Arias, both democracy activists. Mr. Arias-King is president of the pine oil manufacturer T&R Chemicals. He launched a massive reforestation project in Mexico in partnership with indigenous communities, greenandtapped.org, which will enable them to be self-sustaining. A graduate of American University, Mr. Arias-King has authored two books on transitions to democracy. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students with a background or interest in environmentally sustainable business, social enterprise, or reforestation, including members of the student-led HBS Energy and Environment Club and the Social Enterprise Club.

Isik Kececi Asur (MBA 1997) and Mustafa Asur Fellowship

The Isik Kececi Asur and Mustafa Asur Fellowship was established through the generosity of Isik Kececi Asur (MBA 1997) and Mustafa Asur. After founding consumer businesses in Turkey, Ms. Asur led several mergers and acquisitions projects throughout Europe and the United States as director of corporate development for Bertelsmann AG. She is the founder of Shaya Turkey, a multibrand retail operation that led the successful launch of over 20 brands in Turkey, including Starbucks. In 2007, Ms. Asur founded Aragon Capital with investments in Caffe Nero, one of the leading coffee house operators in the world. She is a member of the board of Endeavor Turkey. It is the Asurs' hope that this fellowship will encourage entrepreneurs to pursue an MBA at HBS.

James A. Attwood Jr. (MBA 1984) Fellowship

The James A. Attwood Jr. Fellowship was established through the generosity of James A. Attwood Jr. (MBA 1984) in honor of his 30th Reunion. This fellowship will encourage MBA students to follow their passions and explore high-impact careers in the public and nonprofit sectors. A graduate of Yale University, Mr. Attwood received both his JD and MBA degrees from Harvard. Now a managing director at The Carlyle Group, Mr. Attwood has directed the firm’s private equity investments in the telecommunications and media industries globally since 2000. He presently serves on the boards of numerous organizations, including CoreSite Realty Corporation, Getty Images, Syniverse Technologies, and The Nielsen Company. He is also a member of the Yale University Council, the Harvard Law School Dean’s Advisory Board, the New York State Board of Trustees of The Nature Conservancy, and the boards of Friends of MVY Radio and Sponsors for Educational Opportunity (SEO). He serves as chairman of the Board of Trustees for Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts.

Yat-Pang (MBA 2000) and Helina Au Fellowship

The Yat-Pang and Helina Au Fellowship was established through the generous bequest of Yat-Pang (MBA 2000) and Helina Au in honor of Mr. Au’s 15th Reunion. Mr. Au is founder, chairman, and CEO of Veritas Investments Inc., one of the largest multifamily and mixed-use retail-investment firms in San Francisco. A graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, and Carnegie Mellon University, he serves on the boards of Self Help for the Elderly, Hong Kong Association of Northern California, International Technological University, and China SF. It is the Aus’ hope that this fellowship will support MBA students with an interest in real estate. Mrs. Au, a native of China who has worked in public accounting, serves on the board of Bay Discovery Museum, is a council member of the Asian Art Museum, and is actively involved with the Chinese American International School. She holds degrees from Beijing University, Marietta College, and the University of Georgia, Atlanta.

Professor James E. Austin (MBA 1968, DBA 1972) Fellowship

The Professor James E. Austin Fellowship was established through the generosity of HBS friends and alumni in recognition of Professor James E. Austin (MBA 1968, DBA 1972). Professor Austin joined the HBS faculty in 1972 and has held three chaired professorships; he is currently the Eliot I. Snider and Family Professor of Business Administration, Emeritus. A founder and former chair of the HBS Social Enterprise Initiative, Professor Austin is a leading expert on management in developing countries and social entrepreneurship. He is the author, co-author, or editor of more than 20 books, dozens of articles, and more than 100 case studies. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students who are social entrepreneurs, have a background in social enterprise, are from Latin America, or are from underrepresented groups at HBS.

Alexander Bal (MBA 2011) Fellowship

The Alexander Bal Fellowship was established by Alex Bal (MBA 2011) in honor of his 5th Reunion. Bal is a hedge fund investor, most recently working as an analyst at Viking Global in New York City and previously as a partner at Greenwich-based Conatus Capital. Before enrolling at HBS, Bal was an associate at the hedge fund TPG-Axon Capital and an investment banking analyst at Morgan Stanley. At the School, Bal was an HBS Student Association senator and thoroughly enjoyed his time in the classroom, on the intramural fields, and traveling and bonding with his classmates. He is a graduate of Williams College and is the eldest of three siblings.

James M. Barclay Fellowship

The James M. Barclay Fellowship was established through the generosity of Timothy Duncanson (MBA 1997) in honor of his grandfather, Captain James M. Barclay, who was killed in action in the early hours of June 6, 1944, on Juno Beach, Normandy, France, while serving with the 14th Field Regiment of the Royal Canadian Artillery as a forward observation officer. Captain Barclay was a graduate of the University of Toronto (BSc 1936) and the University of Michigan (MSc 1938) and was a member of Phi Sigma. He was commissioned into the Royal Canadian Artillery in June 1940. Mr. Duncanson is a managing director of Onex Corporation. Previously, he served as an associate in the Mergers and Acquisitions Department of Lazard Freres & Co. LLC. He is a director of TMS International Corp. and Tropicana Las Vegas, Inc., and serves on the Executive Board of Huron University College, his undergraduate alma mater, as its past chair. He is a graduate of the Harvard Kennedy School (MPP 1997) and holds a chartered financial analyst designation. It is Mr. Duncanson's desire to support students from his grandfather's home country.

Massimiliano Belingheri (MBA 2001) Fellowship

The Massimiliano Belingheri Fellowship was established with a gift from Massimiliano Belingheri (MBA 2001) in honor of his 15th Reunion to support students who would not otherwise be able to attend HBS. Belingheri is the CEO of Banca Farmafactoring, a firm that operates in the factoring industry and is active in Italy, Spain, Portugal, Poland, Slovakia, and Czech Republic. He was previously with Apax Partners and McKinsey & Company. Belingheri is a graduate of Bocconi University in Milan.

Kristin A. and Aaron A. Bendikson (MBA 2003) Fellowship

The Kristin A. and Aaron A. Bendikson Fellowship was established through the generosity of Kristin and Aaron Bendikson (MBA 2003) in honor of Mr. Bendikson’s 10th Reunion. He is an investment professional in the Global Principal Group at Oaktree Capital Management LP. Prior to joining Oaktree, he held positions with Soros Fund Management LLC and J.P. Morgan. A graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, Mr. Bendikson has served on the boards of numerous companies. Dr. Kristin Bendikson, who graduated with honors from UCLA, earned her MD from New York University School of Medicine. She is currently an assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, at the USC Keck School of Medicine. It is the Bendiksons’ hope that this fellowship will support MBA students from California with an interest in the field of education.

Robert E. Bennett (MBA 1986) Memorial Fellowship

The Robert E. Bennett Memorial Fellowship was established through the generosity of colleagues, classmates, and friends of Robert E. Bennett (MBA 1986) at the time of his 25th Reunion. Mr. Bennett was a man of exceptional character, loyalty, warmth, humor, and intelligence, who died at the age of 50 after a six-year battle with cancer. He spent 17 years at Berkshire Hathaway under its legendary chairman, Warren Buffett, leading General Reinsurance and serving as chairman of XTRA Lease. Mr. Bennett was an All-American lacrosse goalie and team co-captain at Phillips Exeter Academy. He graduated cum laude from Princeton University and was a Baker Scholar at HBS. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students, with preference for second-year students who receive first-year honors or first-year students who exemplify strong leadership skills in scholarship and/or athletics.

Suzanne Bennett (HRPBA 1954) Fellowship

The Suzanne Bennett Fellowship was established through the generosity of Suzanne Bennett (HRPBA 1954). Ms. Bennett, an investment professional, began her career as a chartered financial analyst and later worked as a portfolio manager with several asset management firms. She was able to pursue this career because of a scholarship to attend Radcliffe's Management Training Program as a member of the Harvard Class of 1954, which was one of the first classes to place women in investment positions. It is Ms. Bennett's hope that this fund will offer similar opportunities to talented students and will inspire women to pursue an MBA at HBS.

Benvenuti (MBA 1985, MBA 1986) Family Fellowship

The Benvenuti Family Fellowship was established through the generosity of Janet Simpson Benvenuti (MBA 1985) and Raynard Benvenuti (MBA 1986). This fellowship will support students who aspire to lead organizations driven by scientific discovery and engineering innovation. Ms. Benvenuti holds a graduate degree in nuclear chemistry from the University of Massachusetts Lowell and was a scientist in the aerospace industry prior to attending HBS. Following a career as a pharmaceutical executive and management consultant, she founded Circle of Life Partners, a network of clinical leaders, professionals, and entrepreneurs dedicated to supporting the needs of our global aging population. Mr. Benvenuti graduated as a Baker Scholar from HBS after receiving undergraduate and advanced degrees in engineering from Manhattan College and Princeton University, respectively. Currently, he is a managing partner at Greenbriar Equity Group, where he focuses on investments in the transportation and aerospace sectors.

Alan N. Berro (MBA 1986) Fellowship

The Alan N. Berro Fellowship was established through the generosity of Alan N. Berro (MBA 1986) in honor of his 25th Reunion. This fellowship will support the School’s efforts to make HBS accessible to the broadest range of talented students. Mr. Berro is a portfolio counselor for and a partner of Capital World Investors, a division of Capital Research and Management Company. He graduated magna cum laude from the University of California at Los Angeles with an economics degree prior to earning his MBA at HBS. He is a chartered financial analyst and a certified public accountant.

Varun K. Bery (MBA 1985) Fellowship

The Varun K. Bery Fellowship was established through the generosity of Varun K. Bery (MBA 1985) in honor of his 25th Reunion. Mr. Bery is managing director and co-founder of TVG Capital Partners, an international private equity firm. He has been involved in Asian communications businesses for more than 15 years. Previously, he was director of telecom at the Asian Infrastructure Fund; director of telecom and media investment banking at Credit Suisse First Boston in New York; and a management consultant for McKinsey & Company in New York and Tokyo. Mr. Bery, a graduate of Yale University, has served on the boards of several leading Asian companies and as vice chairman of the Hong Kong Venture Capital Association's Executive Committee. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students from India.

Berylson Family (MBA 1979) Fellowship

The Berylson Family Fellowship was established through the generosity of Amy Berylson (MBA 1979), and John Berylson (MBA 1979). Close friends of both the School and the University, the Berylsons have served on several class reunion fundraising committees at HBS, and Mrs. Berylson is a member of both the Committee on University Resources and the Committee to Visit the College. Mr. Berylson is the chairman of Chestnut Hill Ventures. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students.

Bilden (MBA 1991) Family US Military and National Security Fellowship

The Bilden Family US Military and National Security Fellowship was established by Philip (MBA 1991) and Patricia Bilden on the occasion of Philip’s 25th Reunion to encourage students from the US Armed Forces to pursue an MBA at HBS. Philip served in the US Army Reserve as a military intelligence officer for 10 years, during which time he received his MBA. He graduated with a BS in foreign service from Georgetown University as a Distinguished Military Graduate, Army Reserve Officer Training Corps. His family has eight decades of consecutive service in the US Navy and US Army by seven family members over four generations. Philip’s father is a retired career naval officer whose 20-year service in the US Navy Civil Engineer Corps included a combat tour with the Seabees in Vietnam. Philip’s mother was a Navy junior whose father attended the US Naval Academy and served in World War II in both the European and Asia-Pacific theaters. Philip’s two brothers served as officers in the US Army. Both Philip and Patricia’s sons attended the United States Naval Academy (Classes of 2015 and 2018) and serve as Ensign, USN (Aviation) and Midshipman Second Class, USNA. Patricia is a retired dermatologist and a member of the Board of Trustees of the Hope Funds for Cancer Research and of the Board of Regents of Georgetown University. She is a graduate of Georgetown and received her MD from the University of Iowa.

F. Steele Blackall III (MBA 1949) and Patricia Blackall Scholarship

The F. Steele Blackall III and Patricia Blackall Scholarship was established through the generosity of the friends and members of the HBS Association of Southeastern New England (HBSA-SNE). As a tribute to Steele Blackall (MBA 1949) and his wife, Patricia, and their commitment to and support of the club’s activities, the scholarship was created to encourage residents of Southeastern New England to pursue an Executive Education program. Mr. Blackall served as president of HBSA-SNE from 1995 through 1997 and led the club’s effort to offer scholarships to support local leaders of nonprofit organizations to attend HBS Social Enterprise Executive Education programs. Throughout the years, the club has sponsored more than 20 talented executives to participate in these programs. This new fund will create an enduring legacy to the Blackalls and support the club’s efforts to have a positive impact on the local community.

Blavatnik (MBA 1989) Fellowship in Life Science Entrepreneurship Program Fund

The Blavatnik Fellowship in Life Science Entrepreneurship Program was established through the generosity of Len Blavatnik (MBA 1989). Mr. Blavatnik is founder and chairman of Access Industries, a privately-held industrial group with global interests in natural resources and chemicals, media and telecommunications, and real estate. A widely respected business leader, entrepreneur, and philanthropist, Mr. Blavatnik is well known for his interest and investments in the nexus between scientific innovation and business. Through the Blavatnik Family Foundation, he has supported leading educational, scientific, cultural, and charitable institutions throughout the world. The Blavatnik Fellowship in the Life Sciences provides a select group of MBA alumni with the opportunity to work with Harvard scientists and inventors to promote the translation of scientific discovery from academia to industry with a focus on life science technologies with significant market potential. It is Mr. Blavatnik’s hope to support, develop and mentor the next generation of life science entrepreneurs and industry leaders through this fellowship. This gift is part of a larger, $50 million gift from Mr. Blavatnik establishing the Blavatnik Biomedical Accelerator at Harvard University to promote the translation of Harvard’s biomedical innovation for the benefit of people throughout the world.

The Mace P. Blicksilver (MBA 1980) Endowed Fellowship

The Mace P. Blicksilver Endowed Fellowship was established through the generosity of Mace P. Blicksilver (MBA 1980). Mr. Blicksilver founded Marblehead Trading Group in 1998 to conduct proprietary option arbitrage trading. Prior to that, he held managerial and trading positions at several major Wall Street firms. Mr. Blicksilver graduated summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, from Brooklyn College in 1976 before earning his MBA with distinction from HBS. He and his wife, Deborah (Deemer), live in Sands Point, New York, with their two children. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students who attended Brooklyn College or other public colleges.

Bolurfrushan (MBA 2010) Fellowship

The Bolurfrushan Fellowship was established through the generosity of Arya H. Bolurfrushan (MBA 2010) in honor of his father, Abbas Bolurfrushan. This fellowship will support Farsi-speaking MBA students from Iran and the Persian Gulf region. Mr. Bolurfrushan is the CEO of Bolurfrushan International Group; the youngest general manager and CFO of a public energy company, RAK Petroleum—the largest non-state oil and gas company in the Middle East; general partner of Emerge Ventures; director of Arya Insurance; venture partner at ExistVenture; and director of Elevision Media. He was honored as a Global Shaper on behalf of the World Economic Forum, serves on the board of the Young Presidents Organization’s Greater MENA Chapter, and was elected to the founding board of the Next Generation of Energy Leaders by the United Nations. Mr. Bolurfrushan received a technical BS and an MS from Carnegie Mellon University and also studied at Cambridge University, the Sorbonne, and the Cordon Bleu.

Brittanie and Whitney Bowman (MBA 2006) Fellowship

The Brittanie and Whitney Bowman Fellowship was established through the generosity of Brittanie and Whitney Bowman (MBA 2006) in honor of Whitney’s 10th Reunion. Both Brittanie and Whitney were raised in large families that valued education and a strong work ethic. They are deeply grateful for the fellowship support that members of their families received, which has inspired them to help make the same transformational opportunities available to future generations of HBS students.

William T. Brennan (MBA 2010) Fellowship

The William T. Brennan Fellowship was established through the generosity of William T. Brennan (MBA 2010) in honor of his 5th Reunion. Mr. Brennan is a senior vice president at Brown Brothers Harriman. He is currently a co-manager of a concentrated public equity investment partnership and the head of strategy for their investment management line of business. Mr. Brennan is a native of the Philadelphia area who graduated in 2006 from the University of Notre Dame. He resides in Connecticut with his wife, Nicole, and their two young children.

Harold M. Brierley (MBA 1968) Fellowship

The Harold M. Brierley Fellowship was established through the generosity of Hal Brierley (MBA 1968) in honor of his 45th Reunion. Mr. Brierley received his undergraduate degree in chemical engineering from the University of Maryland. After graduating from HBS, he cofounded and served as president and CEO of Epsilon Data Management. In 1980 he left to pioneer the first frequent-flier programs for American Airlines and Pan American World Airways, later joining Continental Airlines as senior vice president of marketing. Mr. Brierley is currently executive chairman of Dallas-based Brierley + Partners, which creates and manages loyalty programs. For his contributions to the marketing field, in 2012 he was inducted into the Direct Marketing Association Hall of Fame. Mr. Brierley and his wife, Diane, were recently honored as outstanding philanthropists in Dallas. He was inspired to establish this fellowship, which he hopes will support engineering students from Texas or Maryland, as a reflection of his gratitude for the support he received as an MBA student.

Brock (MBA 1983) Family Fellowship

The Brock Family Fellowship was established through the generosity of Jane Brock-Wilson (MBA 1983), in honor of her 25th Reunion. Ms. Brock-Wilson joined Berkshire Partners, a Boston based private equity firm, in 1991 and has been a managing director since 1994. Prior to Berkshire, she was a partner at Bain & Company, a global business consulting firm. She received her Bachelor of Science from Purdue University in 1978. Ms. Brock-Wilson has an abiding commitment to encourage and support women in business. It is her hope that her positive experiences at HBS and this fund will encourage women to pursue MBA and/or doctoral degrees at the School.

Kenneth D. Brody (MBA 1971) International Endowment

The Kenneth D. Brody International Endowment was established through the generosity of Kenneth Brody (MBA 1971), in celebration of his 25th Reunion. Mr. Brody is a co-founder of Taconic Capital Advisors, an event-driven hedge fund. Previously, he spent 20 years at Goldman, Sachs & Co., where he co-headed the firm's longterm principal investing activities and was a general partner and a member of the Management Committee. From 1993 to 1996, he served as president and chairman of the Export-Import Bank of the United States. Mr. Brody originally established this fund to assist managers from the Czech Republic in gaining general management and business skills through the School's Executive Education programs. He later expanded the fund terms to support deserving MBA students from developing countries, with a preference for students from Central Europe or Asia.

Hermann Friedrich Bruhn (MBA 2001) Fellowship

The Hermann Friedrich Bruhn Fellowship was established with a gift from Hermann F. Bruhn (MBA 2001) in honor of his 15th Reunion. This fellowship will support students from Germany. Bruhn is managing partner of the Bruhn Group, a family-owned collection of real estate companies that develops, leases, and manages office, retail, and residential properties. He holds a BA in economics and organizational behavior from Brown University.

Stephen (MBA 1982) and Gretchen (MBA 1986) Burke Pathways Fellowship

The Stephen and Gretchen Burke Pathways Fellowship was established through the generosity of Stephen (MBA 1982) and Gretchen (MBA 1986) Burke in honor of their 35th and 30th Reunions, respectively. This fellowship will provide need-based educational loan reduction awards to deserving MBA students and recent graduates, particularly those who are choosing to work in lower-paying industries. It is Mr. and Mrs. Burke’s hope that this fellowship will encourage MBA candidates to follow their passions and explore high-impact careers. Mr. Burke is CEO of NBCUniversal. He serves on the board of directors of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. and JPMorgan Chase & Co. Mrs. Burke is the board chair of Steppingstone Scholars, Inc. and is a trustee of both the Philadelphia Museum of Art and Colgate University. Mr. and Mrs. Burke both graduated from Colgate University.

Margaret D. and Leroy T. Carlson (MBA 1941) Fellowship

The Margaret D. and LeRoy T. Carlson Fellowship was established through the generosity of Catherine C. Mouly and LeRoy T. Carlson, Jr. (MBA 1971), and Margaret D. and LeRoy T. Carlson (MBA 1941). Mr. Carlson (MBA 1941) founded Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. (TDS) in 1969 with the acquisition of 10 small, rural, independent Wisconsin telephone companies. Headquartered in Chicago, TDS has grown to serve more than 7 million customers in 36 states and has revenue of over $5 billion. The son of Swedish immigrants from Chicago's south side, Mr. Carlson is a graduate of the University of Chicago. He served in the U.S. Navy after graduating from HBS. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students.

Eleanor and Leslie Carr Fellowship

The Eleanor and Leslie Carr Fellowship was established through the generosity of Dayton Carr (MBA 1965), in honor of his parents. Mr. Carr is the founder and president of Venture Capital Fund of America, Inc., the first investment firm to specialize in the purchase of secondary interests in private equity funds. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students with entrepreneurial backgrounds or career interests in entrepreneurship.

Cashin (MBA 1980) Family Fellowship

The Cashin Family Fellowship was established through the generosity of Elizabeth and Richard Cashin (MBA 1980). Mr. Cashin is managing partner of One Equity Partners, a private equity firm managing over $5 billion of investments and commitments for JPMorgan Chase & Co. An accomplished rower, he was a member of the US rowing team in two Olympic Games. Mr. Cashin is a graduate of Harvard College. Ms. Cashin has been director of underwriting and consulted with the Local Initiatives Support Corporation in New York, making development loans to neighborhood-based community nonprofits and securing funding for low-income projects. She is a graduate of Radcliffe College and of the University of California, Berkeley. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students.

Kalayil and Leela Chacko, MD, Fellowship

The Kalayil and Leela Chacko, MD, Fellowship was established through the generosity of the Chackos’ son, Dr. Jacob Chacko (MBA 2008), in honor of his 5th Reunion. Dr. Chacko is a private equity investor at TPG Capital and was previously with McKinsey & Company. Prior to graduating from HBS with distinction, he received his MD with honors from the University of California, Los Angeles. He served as president of his class at both UCLA and HBS. In addition, Dr. Chacko holds an MSc in economic and social history from Oxford University, where he was a Marshall Scholar, and a BA in biology and a BS in gerontology from the University of Southern California, where he was valedictorian. Dr. Chacko is the son of naturalized parents who emigrated from India. His father, Kalayil, is chairman and CEO of T&K Mechanical Inc., and his mother, Leela, is a board-certified emergency medicine physician. Both were born in Kerala, India, before immigrating to the United States in the 1970s. They have one other son, David, who is also an MD/MBA. It is Dr. Jacob Chacko’s hope that this fellowship will encourage individuals who have or who are studying for a medical degree to pursue an MBA at HBS.

Chanel Fellowship

The Chanel Fellowship was established in 2015 through the generosity of CHANEL and John Galantic (MBA 1990) in honor of The Harvard Business School Campaign. It is their hope this fund will help sustain the School’s need-blind admission policy, which admits students based on leadership potential, making broader career choices available to them. CHANEL, the international luxury goods company, was founded in France by Gabrielle Chanel at the beginning of the last century. The company, which is privately held, offers a broad range of luxury products, including ready-to-wear, fragrance, cosmetics, leather goods, accessories, fine jewelry, and watches. CHANEL is also renowned for its haute couture collections presented in Paris. Under the creative guidance of designer Karl Lagerfeld, the House of CHANEL remains dedicated to luxury, fashion, style, and image.

Ruth Mulan Chu and James Si-Cheng Chao Family Fellowship

The Ruth Mulan Chu and James Si-Cheng Chao Family Fellowship was established to honor the life and legacy of the late Ruth Mulan Chu Chao through the generosity of James Si-Cheng Chao and their daughters, four of whom attended the MBA Program: Elaine L. Chao, 1979; May M. Chao, 1985; Christine J. Chao; Grace L. Chao, 1997; and Angela Chao, 2001. The Chao family's generosity was inspired not only by their personal connections to HBS, but by their mother's passion for education. Born in Anhui, China, Mrs. Chao immigrated to America with her then three children to join her husband, who had arrived three years earlier. She earned her own master's degree at age 53. Mrs. Chao is remembered for her spirit of altruism, generosity toward others, and contributions to society. It is the Chao family's hope that this fellowship will support MBA students who are from China or whose families are from China.

Paul R. Charron (MBA 1971) Fellowship for Veterans

The Paul R. Charron Fellowship for Veterans was established through the generosity of Paul R. Charron (MBA 1971) in honor of his 40th Reunion. Mr. Charron is the former chairman and CEO of Liz Claiborne Inc. He previously served as senior adviser of the global private equity firm Warburg Pincus and is chairman of the board of Campbell Soup Company. He has served as an officer of numerous business and trade groups, including the National Retail Federation. He is sector head at the Retail and Tourism Group of the New York City Investment Fund, director of Vital Voices Global Partnership, and a member of the US Department of State's Advisory Committee on International Economic Policy. He is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and a former lieutenant in the US Navy. Mr. Charron's desire to support fellow veterans of the US military inspired him to create this MBA fellowship.

Checchi (MBA 1974) Family Fellowship

The Checchi Family Fellowship was endowed through the generosity of Kathryn and Alfred (MBA 1974) Checchi in honor of Mr. Checchi’s 40th Reunion. This fellowship will support the School’s commitment to ensuring the cost of attending HBS is not a barrier to entry for any student admitted to the MBA Program. Mr. Checchi has held positions at Marriott Corporation, Bass Brothers Enterprises, and Northwest Airlines, in addition to serving as chairman of Checchi Capital Advisers, LLC. The author of two books, Mr. Checchi earned a degree in economics and American studies at Amherst College. Mrs. Checchi holds a master’s degree in romance languages from Harvard University, and a JD from Georgetown University. The family legacy of HBS continues with son Adam Checchi (MBA 2003), daughter-in-law Allison Checchi (MBA 2004), and daughter Kristin Checchi (MBA 2007).

Ambassador Chih-ping Chen and Lilleo Wong Chen Fellowship

The Ambassador Chih-ping Chen and Lilleo Wong Chen Fellowship was established through the generosity of the Chens' son, Dr. Michael Shih-Ta Chen (MBA 1972). Ambassador Chen served as ambassador of the Republic of China from 1946 to 1972. Prior to his diplomatic appointments, he served the Chinese government in China, Singapore, Burma, and India. From 1972 to 1984, he was a national policy advisor to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and to the president of the Republic of China. Dr. Chen serves as executive director of the HBS Asia-Pacific Research Center (APRC). Prior to joining the APRC in October 2005, Dr. Chen worked in both the private and public sectors. He is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, and holds a PhD in economics from Cornell University. It is Dr. Chen's hope that this fellowship will support MBA students from greater China.

Jeremy C. Cheung (MBA 2000) Fellowship

The Jeremy C. Cheung Fellowship was established through the generosity of Jeremy Cheung (MBA 2000) in honor of his 15th Reunion. This fellowship will support the School’s commitment to selecting students based on their abilities, aspirations, and leadership capacity. Mr. Cheung is an entrepreneur in multiple women-focused businesses in Korea and China. He is the founder and CEO of JustBB, a Korean-concept cosmetic and skincare company in China. Mr. Cheung serves as the board director of the Harvard Club of Hong Kong, and is actively involved in several government and business organizations. Born in Hong Kong, he received a BS in accounting, Japanese language, and Korean language from the University of Southern California.

John S. Clark II Fellowship

The John S. Clark II Fellowship was established through the generosity of John S. ("Josh") Clark II (MBA 2002) in honor of his 10th Reunion. Mr. Clark is a partner in Southpoint Capital, a New York–based hedge fund, which he cofounded in 2004. After graduating from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Mr. Clark ran GameSouth, a specialty vending company headquartered in Atlanta, until joining Greenlight Capital in 2002. It is Mr. Clark's hope that this fellowship will support MBA students from the southern United States, particularly Mississippi.

Edward W. Conard (MBA 1982) Fellowship

The Edward W. Conard Fellowship was established through the generosity of Edward W. Conard (MBA 1982) in honor of his 25th Reunion. Mr. Conard is currently a managing director at Bain Capital. Prior to this position, he was a director of Wasserstein Perella, where he headed the firm's Transaction Development Group and a vice president at Bain & Company, where he headed the firm's operations practice and managed major client relationships in the industrial manufacturing and consumer goods industries. Mr. Conard holds a BSE in Operations Research from the University of Michigan. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students from the United States with a background or interest in math, Management Information Systems, or engineering.

Conte First Generation American Fund

The Conte First Generation American Fund was established through the generosity of Jean-Pierre L. Conte (MBA 1989) in recognition of his 20th Reunion and in honor and appreciation of his parents' achievements as first generation Americans. Mr. Conte is currently the Chairman and Managing Director of Genstar Capital LLC where he is responsible for acquisitions, divestitures and oversight of portfolio companies in a number of industries including life sciences and industrial technologies. Prior to joining Genstar in 1995, Mr. Conte was a principal at The NTC Group, Inc., a private-equity firm focused on industrial technology companies. He began his career at Chase Manhattan Bank in 1985. Mr. Conte holds an undergraduate degree from Colgate University. It is the donor's hope that this fund will encourage immigrants or the children of immigrants to pursue MBA degrees at HBS.

Thomas and Anne Corcoran Fellowship

The Thomas and Anne Corcoran Fellowship was established through the generosity of James Corcoran (MBA 2010) on the occasion of his 5th Reunion. The fund is named in honor of his parents. James Corcoran was a principal at Highfields Capital Management, where he was engaged in all aspects of the investment process surrounding the financial services sector. Previously, he worked as an investment banking analyst at Credit Suisse. Corcoran graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Chicago, where he received a BA in economics and political science.

Gerald Wallace Coughlin (MBA 1950) Fellowship

The Gerald Wallace Coughlin Fellowship was established by Jennifer Eplett Reilly (MBA 1990) and Sean Reilly (AMP 160, 2001) in honor of Jennifer’s 25th Reunion and Jennifer’s uncle, Gerald Wallace Coughlin (MBA 1950). Coughlin led a career in finance, served in the US Navy, and was a faithful community servant. He is described as having been “a gem of a human being”—a devoted husband, father, brother, and uncle. By providing future students with a life-changing HBS education, this fellowship honors the leadership and strength of character that Coughlin embodied throughout his life.

Brian (MBA 1986) and Jennifer Coulter Family Fellowship

The Brian and Jennifer Coulter Family Fellowship was established through the generosity of Jennifer and Brian Coulter (MBA 1986) in honor of Mr. Coulter’s 25th Reunion. A graduate of Rutgers College, he is a managing partner of The JBG Companies, a private equity firm that invests exclusively in real estate opportunities in the Washington, DC, area, and serves on the firm’s Investment, Executive, and Management Committees. Mr. Coulter is a trustee of St. Albans School and a board member of the Federal City Council. His previous industry positions include board member and president of Rosslyn Renaissance and the Real Estate Group and founding board member of the Downtown DC Business Improvement District and Rosslyn Business Improvement District. It is the Coulter family’s hope that this fellowship will encourage students with a Mexican American heritage to pursue an MBA at HBS.

Michael F. Cronin (MBA 1977) Fellowship

The Michael F. Cronin Fellowship was established through the generosity of Michael F. Cronin (MBA 1977), in celebration of his 30th Reunion. Mr. Cronin is the co-founder and managing partner of Weston Presidio, a private equity firm. A long-standing volunteer for the School, he currently serves as HBS Fund chairman, 30th Reunion Gift co-chair, and a member of the Alumni Association Board of Directors. Mr. Cronin, also a graduate of Harvard College, was a fellowship recipient himself. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students with a background and/or an ongoing interest in social enterprise.

Alfred H. Daniels (MBA 1935) Fellowship

The Alfred H. Daniels Fellowship was established through the generosity of Stella Daniels in honor of Alfred Daniels (MBA 1935). Mr. Daniels graduated from Harvard College in 1933, magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, and followed that, in 1935, with his MBA fromHBS. His distinguished career at Federated Department Stores began in 1936 at Abraham & Straus and continued, after 20 years of success at A&S, at Burdines. As president and CEO of Burdines, he expanded and revitalized the Florida chain. After his retirement from Federated, Mr. Daniels became a consultant and board member of The Gap, which he was invited to join in its infancy. Throughout his career—and as a guest lecturer at both HBS and the Columbia Business School—he emphasized the creativity and rewards of the retail field. He was known as a developer of youthful, aggressive, professional organizations and enjoyed working with and mentoring young people. He believed people were the heart of retailing. It is the donor’s hope to support a student who holds a perspective that emphasizes business ethics and social responsibility, combined with a global sensibility.

Timothy T. Day (MBA 1964) Marine Corps Executive Education Fellowship

The Timothy T. Day Marine Corps Executive Education Fellowship was established through the generosity of the Timothy T. Day Foundation, Inc., in collaboration with the US Marine Corps. Timothy T. Day (MBA 1964) is founder, chairman, and CEO of Bar-S Foods Co., a leading manufacturer and marketer of processed meat products. Captain Day served as a line officer in the US Marine Corps, and he recognizes the combination of Marine Corps and HBS training as extraordinarily powerful and having provided him unparalleled preparation for high-level responsibilities. This fund is to be awarded to high potential senior Marine Corps officers on active duty attending the Advanced Management Program or similar leadership development programs at HBS. It is the donors' hope that this fellowship will further enhance the intellectual capital and capabilities of the US Marine Corps.

Thompson Dean (MBA 1984) Fellowship

The Thompson Dean Fellowship was established through the generosity of Thompson Dean (MBA 1984), in honor of his 25th Reunion. Mr. Dean is a managing partner and CEO of Avista Capital Partners, a leading private equity firm he co-founded in 2005. Previously, he led one of the largest private equity franchises in the world, DLJ Merchant Banking Partners. He received his MBA with high distinction as a Baker Scholar and is a graduate of the University of Virginia, where he was an Echols Scholar. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students with a background or interest in private equity.

Robert V. Delaney Jr. (MBA 1986) Fellowship

The Robert V. Delaney Jr. Fellowship was established through the generosity of Robert V. Delaney Jr. (MBA 1986) in honor of his 25th Reunion. Mr. Delaney is currently a partner at Crestview Partners. Prior to joining Crestview in 2007 he was a partner at Goldman Sachs, where he served in a variety of leadership positions including head of the Principal Investment Area in Asia, head of the Principal Investment Area in Japan, and head of the global Leveraged Finance Group. He also headed the firm's workout, advisory, and restructuring business. He is a director of Select Energy Systems and Symbion. Mr. Delaney graduated from Hamilton College, where he serves as a trustee. It is his hope that this MBA fellowship will make the transforming educational experience of HBS accessible to the broadest range of talented students.

Anthony J. de Nicola (MBA 1990) and Christie B. de Nicola Fellowship

The Anthony J. de Nicola and Christie B. de Nicola Fellowship was established through the generosity of Anthony J. de Nicola (MBA 1990) in honor of Mr. de Nicola's 20th Reunion. Mr. de Nicola is co-president of Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, a New York private investment firm he joined in 1994. He serves on the board of directors for a number of the firm's private and public companies. Prior to joining the firm, he worked in the private equity group at William Blair & Company and the merger department at Goldman, Sachs & Co. Mr. de Nicola earned his undergraduate degree from DePauw University. He serves on a number of non-profit boards including The Inner-City Scholarship Fund for the Archdiocese of New York, The Posse Foundation, Sacred Heart in Jersey City and Operation Healing Freedom. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students.

George J. (MBA 2000) and Tallie Dennis Fellowship

The George J. and Tallie Dennis Fellowship was established through the generosity of Tallie and George Dennis (MBA 2000) in honor of George’s 15th Reunion and to honor his commitment of supporting former active-duty United States Naval Officers. This fellowship will continue to make HBS accessible to the broadest range of talented students. Mr. Dennis is a managing director with Goldman Sachs & Company. He earned a BS in physics at the United States Naval Academy and served for eight years of active duty with the Navy. He believes that HBS complements the leadership experiences gained in the military and provides an exceptional education for officers transitioning to civilian careers.

Diane S. Detering-Paddison (MBA 1985) and Christopher Paddison Christian Fellowship

The Diane S. Detering-Paddison and Christopher Paddison Christian Fellowship was established through a generous bequest intention from Ms. Detering-Paddison (MBA 1985), in honor of her 25th Reunion. Ms. Detering-Paddison is an active alumna of HBS and has served in a number of volunteer positions, including providing leadership for her 25th Reunion Campaign in 2010. This fund is to be awarded to students who are members of the HBS Christian Fellowship student organization.

Shalaka and Arjun Dhawan (MBA 2004) Fellowship

The Shalaka and Arjun Dhawan Fellowship was established through the generosity of Arjun Dhawan (MBA 2004) in honor of Mr. Dhawan’s parents, Geeta and Vijay Dhawan, at his 10th Reunion. This fellowship will support deserving students from India. Mr. Dhawan is president of HCC Infrastructure, a leader in infrastructure development that creates and manages large, public infrastructure assets through public-private partnership. Previously, Mr. Dhawan was a portfolio manager with Arya Capital Management, Trellus Management, and Banc of America Securities, and he has served as an investment banker with Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette and Credit Suisse First Boston. He graduated from Middlebury College with a BA in mathematics and economics.

Clare Marie Doris Doctoral Fellowship

The Clare Marie Doris Doctoral Fellowship was established in memory of Clare Marie Doris by her parents, Mary C. Sauer and Robert J. Doris (MBA 1977/JD 1978). Shortly after her birth on March 31, 1992, Clare was diagnosed with biliary atresia, a rare pediatric liver disease and after two liver transplants, she died at 16 months. Clare’s parents wished to make a meaningful contribution in her name. As business school graduates (and successful entrepreneurs) themselves, they recognize the importance of the School’s Doctoral Program in making the transformative educational experience of HBS accessible to the broadest range of talented doctoral students, who without financial aid would be unable to pursue their studies and conduct research.

Alexander W. Dreyfoos (MBA 1958) Fellowship

The Alexander W. Dreyfoos Fellowship was established through the generosity of Alexander Dreyfoos (MBA 1958), on the occasion of his 50th Reunion. Mr. Dreyfoos has a distinguished career as a scientist, corporate leader, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. He founded and directs The Dreyfoos Group, a private capital management firm that grew out of his previous ventures. These include the Photo Electronics Corporation, a manufacturer of electronic equipment for the photographic industry which he co-founded in 1963, and WPEC-TV-12, the ABC, then CBS, affiliate in West Palm Beach, with which he was involved from 1973 to 1996. Mr. Dreyfoos has demonstrated a commitment to philanthropy and social entrepreneurship and has also played a leadership role in supporting the performing arts in Palm Beach. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students who attended the Alexander Dreyfoos School for the Performing Arts; students who received an undergraduate degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology; and students with a background in engineering and/or the sciences.

Sharyn and Matt Eby (MBA 2002) Fellowship

The Sharyn and Matt Eby Fellowship was established through the generosity of Sharyn and Matt Eby (MBA 2002) in honor of Mr. Eby’s 10th Reunion. He is a cofounder and managing partner of Tengram Capital Partners, a consumer private equity firm that invests in the consumer and retail sectors. Prior to Tengram, he founded and served as chief investment officer of JAWS Estates Capital—the private investment office of Barry Sternlicht (MBA 1986) and the Sternlicht family—and was an associate at Morgan Stanley. A graduate of the US Naval Academy and an officer in the US Navy for five years, Mr. Eby is active in organizations that support military veterans and their families. His desire to support fellow US Navy veterans inspired him to create this MBA fellowship.

Frances Carol Eizenstat Fellowship

The Frances Carol Eizenstat Fellowship was established through the generosity of Mrs. Eizenstat’s son Brian Eizenstat (MBA 2003), and her husband, Ambassador Stuart Eizenstat. A graduate of Brandeis University, the late Frances Carol (Taylor) Eizenstat earned her master's degree in social work from Boston College and an MBA from George Washington University. She worked in a variety of jobs focused on helping low-income Americans, including positions at the Children’s Defense Fund and the White House Conference on Families. As vice president of the Atlanta chapter of the National Council of Jewish Women, Mrs. Eizenstat developed the first screening program for Tay-Sachs disease and created and cochaired (with her husband) the Atlanta Institute of Jewish Studies. It is the Eizenstats’ hope that this fellowship will encourage women with an interest in social enterprise to pursue an MBA at HBS.

Roni Elchahal (MBA 2011) Fellowship

The Roni Elchahal Fellowship was established with a gift from Roni Elchahal (MBA 2011) on the occasion of his 5th Reunion. This fellowship will support students from the Middle East. Elchahal lives in London, where he heads the capital partnering effort in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) for General Atlantic, a leading growth equity investment firm. Previously, he worked at CI Capital Partners and the Boston Consulting Group. Elchahal grew up in Florida and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, where he earned degrees in economics and history.

El-Khazindar (MBA 2003) Fellowship

The El-Khazindar Fellowship was established through the generosity of Hisham El-Khazindar (MBA 2003) in honor of his 10th Reunion. He is the cofounder and managing director of Citadel Capital SAE, the Cairo-based investment company operating in Africa and the Middle East. Mr. El-Khazindar earned his BA in economics from The American University in Cairo, where he serves as a trustee and as a member of the Advisory Board for the School of Business. In addition, he is a member of the Advisory Council of the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association, a trustee of the Cairo Children’s Cancer Hospital, and a fellow of the Aspen Institute’s Middle East Leadership Initiative. In 2013 Mr. El-Khazindar was selected as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. It is Mr. El-Khazindar’s hope that this fellowship will support MBA students from Africa and the Middle East.

Helmy (MBA 1980) and Charen El-Sherif Scholarship

The Helmy and Charen El-Sherif Scholarship was established by classmates, colleagues, and friends to honor Dr. Helmy H. El-Sherif (MBA 1980) and his wife, Charen. Dr. El-Sherif had an extraordinary 44-year career with IBM, ultimately serving as program director. As a volunteer at HBS, he served on the Alumni Board, raised over $25 million as Class of 1980 Fund Chair, and helped set a record for total giving at his 30th Reunion. He is a graduate of Ain Shams University in his native Cairo, Egypt, and holds a master's and PhD in electrical engineering from Michigan State University. He offers this advice to new HBS graduates: "Focus on building friendships along with fortunes. Friends are more important than money." This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students from the United States.

William Elfers (MBA 1943) Fellowship

The William Elfers Fellowship was established through the generosity of the estate of Ann R. Elfers to honor the memory of the late William Elfers (MBA 1943). Mr. Elfers started Greylock Partners, an innovative firm that emphasized collegiality and partnership. He worked for General Georges Doriot at the original venture capital firm, American Research and Development, and over the course of his 50 years in venture capital led investments in companies such as The Shipley Company, Digital Equipment Corporation, Teradyne, Brookstone, and Dymo Business Systems. He served on the Boards of Directors of ITT, The Hartford, Westvaco, and the Sherman Fairchild Foundation. Mr. Elfers was a graduate of Princeton University and a recipient of the HBS Alumni Achievement Award. It is the Elfers family's hope that this fellowship will encourage children of immigrants to the United States to pursue an MBA at HBS and have access to the School's programs in entrepreneurship.

John P. Endicott (MBA 1941) Fellowship

The John P. Endicott Fellowship was established through a generous bequest from John P. Endicott (MBA 1941). Mr. Endicott's career began at Douglas Aircraft and was followed by affiliations with other manufacturers of high-tech products, many in the aerospace industry. He was a graduate of Pomona College. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students.

Oliver (MBA 2004) and Chandler Bass Evans Fellowship

The Oliver and Chandler Bass Evans Fellowship was established through the generosity of Oliver Evans (MBA 2004) and Chandler Bass Evans in honor of Mr. Evans’s 10th Reunion. This fellowship will encourage graduates of Oxford University and Harvard University to pursue an MBA at HBS. Mr. Evans is a cofounder of Dorsal Capital Management, which is a long-short equity vehicle focused on the consumer and technology sectors. He launched the firm in September 2009 with Ryan Frick, with whom he worked previously at SAC Capital Advisors. Mrs. Evans, a 2000 graduate of Harvard College, was an assistant general counsel at Oak Hill Capital Partners before the couple moved to the Bay Area from New York City.

Everson (MBA 1999) Family Fellowship

The Everson Family Fellowship was established through the generosity of Carolyn N. Everson (MBA 1999) and Doug Everson in honor of Ms. Everson’s 15th Reunion. Motivated by the challenges witnessed in emerging economies, the Eversons were inspired to establish this fellowship, which they hope will support students who have an interest in social entrepreneurship from emerging regions. Mrs. Everson is vice president of global marketing solutions at Facebook. Her career in media and advertising has included positions with Andersen Consulting (now Accenture), Disney, Zagat Survey, Primedia, MTV Networks, and Microsoft.

Fascitelli Family (MBA 1982 and MBA 1984) Fellowship

The Fascitelli Family Fellowship was established through the generosity of Michael D. Fascitelli (MBA 1982), and Elizabeth C. Fascitelli (MBA 1984), in honor of each of their 25th Reunions. Mr. Fascitelli is currently president of Vornado Realty Trust, one of the largest owners and managers of real estate in the United States. Mrs. Fascitelli is currently a partner managing director at Goldman Sachs. Both Mr. and Mrs. Fascitelli serve on the board of the New York University Child Study Center. Mr. Fascitelli is also a trustee of The Rockefeller University and a board member of St. Bernard's School. Mr. Fascitelli is a graduate of the University of Rhode Island, and Mrs. Fascitelli is a graduate of Dartmouth College. Dedicated Harvard alumni, both Mr. and Mrs. Fascitelli have served on the HBS Board of Dean's Advisors since 2003. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students.

Bita Fazeli (MBA 2001) Section K Fellowship

The Bita Fazeli Section K Fellowship was established through the generosity of members of the MBA Class of 2001 Section K in honor of their 10th Reunion and in memory of their sectionmate, Bita Fazeli (MBA 2001). In 2003, when Ms. Fazeli learned that she was pregnant, she was also diagnosed with ovarian cancer. To the end, she fought the cancer with her signature strength, will, and passion. Out of her tragic story lives today a healthy, beautiful boy, Bijan. Ms. Fazeli, a graduate of the University of Delaware, was a woman of stunning physical beauty who had a constant thirst for excitement and adventure. Her sectionmates were deeply touched and enriched by Ms. Fazeli, and they will remember her always. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students.

Deborah A. Farrington (MBA 1976) Fellowship for Women Entrepreneurs

The Deborah A. Farrington Fellowship for Women Entrepreneurs was established through the generosity of Deborah A. Farrington (MBA 1976), in honor of her 35th Reunion. Ms. Farrington is a founder and general partner of StarVest Partners, L.P. She was named to the Forbes Midas 100 list of top venture capitalists in the United States in 2008 and 2009. She has served as president and CEO of Victory Ventures, LLC; chairman of Staffing Resources, Inc.; managing director of Asian Oceanic Group; and a vice president of Merrill Lynch & Co. Currently sitting on the boards of NetSuite, ComparisonMarket, Host Analytics, and PivotLink on behalf of StarVest, Ms. Farrington is also a director of Collectors Universe, Inc., and a member of the HBS Dean's Visiting Committee. She is a graduate of Smith College. It is the donor's hope that this fund will encourage women to pursue an MBA at the School.

Gregory S. Feldman (MBA 2011) Fellowship

The Gregory S. Feldman Fellowship was established through the generosity of Gregory Feldman (MBA 2011) on the occasion of his 5th Reunion. Feldman is a member of the distressed investments department at Davidson Kempner Capital Management, a hedge fund based in New York City. He has worked on various restructurings and investment opportunities in both the New York and London offices. Before attending HBS, he was an analyst at Goldman Sachs. Feldman holds a BA in economics from Dartmouth College.

Janine Feng (MBA 1996) and Oliver Weisberg Fellowship

The Janine Feng and Oliver Weisberg Fellowship was established through the generosity of Janine Feng (MBA 1996) and Oliver Weisberg in honor of her 15th Reunion. Ms. Feng, a Middlebury College graduate, is managing director of The Carlyle Group in Hong Kong, focused on large growth opportunities in the financial services, consumer products, and healthcare sectors. Mr. Weisberg is managing director at Citadel Investment Group in Hong Kong. He is a graduate of Harvard College. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students from China.

Alan E. Ferris (MBA 1966) Memorial Fellowship

The Alan E. Ferris Memorial Fellowship was established through the generosity of Alan S. Bernstein, Bruce Johnstone, and Sanford J. Sacks (all MBA 1966), along with fellow classmates, in honor of Alan E. Ferris (MBA 1966), who passed away in April 2014. Mr. Ferris earned a BA in chemistry from Dartmouth College, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa. He served in the Vietnam War and was awarded the prestigious Joint Services Medal for his outstanding contribution in intelligence operations. He later joined Exxon's venture capital unit before cofounding Arruth Associates in 1972 with Madeleine, his wife of 46 years, his father, and his brother. Arruth Associates is a real estate acquisition, management, and development company. In addition to his work and dedicated family life, Mr. Ferris served as a fundraising volunteer for nearly 30 years for his HBS class.

Paul J. Finnegan (MBA 1982) Family Fellowship

The Paul J. Finnegan Family Fellowship was established through the generosity of Paul J. Finnegan (MBA 1982), in honor of his 25th Reunion. Mr. Finnegan is co-CEO of Madison Dearborn Partners, a private equity investment firm he co-founded in 1992. The company focuses on a number of industries including manufacturing, communications, consumer goods, financial services, and healthcare. Prior to Madison Dearborn's establishment, Mr. Finnegan worked at First Chicago Venture Capital. He is a 1975 graduate of Harvard College and has been an active member of the Harvard community, presently serving on the board of overseers. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students.

Richard B. Fisher (MBA 1962) Fellowship

The Richard B. Fisher Fellowship was established to honor the memory of Richard B. Fisher (MBA 1962). Mr. Fisher had a distinguished career at Morgan Stanley, serving as president and later chairman. He was an active and dedicated HBS alumnus who served on the Board of Dean's Advisors and several class reunion committees. The fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students.

Fouts Family (MBA 1996, MBA 1997) Fellowship

The Fouts Family Fellowship was established through the generosity of J. Louis Fouts (MBA 1996), and Heather Wister Fouts (MBA 1997). Mr. Fouts is a partner at Water Street Capital, a large hedge fund in Jacksonville, Florida, and he is a member of the Board of Directors of the Jacksonville Zoo. Ms. Fouts is involved in several philanthropic activities in the Jacksonville area. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students from Jacksonville.

Tracey and David Frankel (MBA 2003) Fellowship in Memory of Sheldon Cohen (MBA 2003)

The Tracey and David Frankel Fellowship in Memory of Sheldon Cohen was established through the generosity of Tracey and David Frankel (MBA 2003), in honor of Mr. Frankel's 5th Reunion. Mr. Frankel is a co-founder of Altirah Capital, a South African private equity and hedge fund group. He is also a director of Rand Merchant Bank (RMB). Mr. Frankel was a co-founder and the chairman of HealthBridge and is currently the chairman of Cura Risk. The fund's honoree, Sheldon Cohen (MBA 2003), was the CEO of Amalgamated Appliances, South Africa's largest manufacturer and distributor of consumer electronics and appliances. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students.

French (MBA 1974) Family Yellow Ribbon Program Fund

The French Family Yellow Ribbon Program Fund was established through the generosity of Elaine and John French (MBA 1974). This is in addition to the French Family Fellowship for Military Officers that Mr. and Mrs. French established in 2004. Mr. French, the former COO of the real estate investment firm Spieker Properties Inc., has had a distinguished career as a naval aviator and captain in the US Marine Corps, and as an entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist. A graduate of Harvard College, he has served on numerous University committees and on HBS advisory boards for fellowships and the California Research Center. He is also involved in the Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund, which assists service members and their families. Mrs. French is a graduate of Wellesley College, the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and Stanford University. She is a freelance writer and a committed volunteer and conservationist. It is the French family’s hope that this program will encourage veterans of the US armed forces to pursue an MBA at HBS.

Giorgio Furlani (MBA 2007) and Maria Toneva Furlani (MBA 2008) Fellowship

The Giorgio Furlani and Maria Toneva Furlani Fellowship was established through the generosity of Giorgio Furlani (MBA 2007) and Maria Toneva Furlani (MBA 2008) in honor of their respective 5th Reunions. This fellowship will support students from Eastern Europe. Mr. Furlani is an associate portfolio manager at Elliott Management in London, a $25 billion hedge fund founded in 1977, where he focuses on special situations investing. Previously he worked at Apollo Management, Silver Point, and Lehman Brothers. In addition to his MBA, he earned a degree in business and finance, summa cum laude, from Bocconi University in Milan. Mrs. Furlani is an analyst at Newton Investment Management in London, focusing on investments in the consumer sector globally. She holds degrees from HBS, the Wharton School, and the School of Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania and won the Brendan Wood Top Gun Analyst award several years in a row. Mr. and Mrs. Furlani met while at HBS and will forever be grateful to the School for bringing them together.

Claude Geismar (MBA 1948) Fellowship

The Claude Geismar Fellowship was established by Raphael Geismar (MBA 2006) at his 10th Reunion in honor of his late father, Claude Geismar (MBA 1948). Claude (1922–2015) was a native of Wintzenheim, Alsace, France, and a decorated World War II veteran. Following the war, he moved to the United States to begin his studies at HBS, and upon graduation, he held senior positions with Signal Oil, Occidental Petroleum, Mack Trucks, and Garrett AiResearch. Claude left the oil industry to develop his family business, Geismar Corporation, which he led for 30 years and developed into a leader in railway-equipment manufacturing. Raphael, a native of Paris, was valedictorian of Audencia Nantes in 2003 and graduated with distinction from HBS. He has served as chairman and CEP of Stumec Corporation and is the chairman of the supervisory board of Geismar Corporation and chairman and founder of Ikky Limited.

Emily Stone Gelb (MBA 2005) and James H. Stone (MBA 1962) Fellowship

The Emily Stone Gelb and James H. Stone Fellowship was established through the generosity of Mr. James H. Stone (MBA 1962), in honor of his daughter, Emily Stone Gelb (MBA 2005). A native of Chicago and community leader there, Mr. Stone pursued a varied career in business management culminating in the founding of Stone Management Corporation in 1969. His dedication to education, reasonable discourse, the arts, and the needs of local communities has led him to leadership involvement with major universities, civic groups, arts organizations, and community groups. Ms. Stone Gelb taught under-resourced middle-school students in Manhattan Public Schools before becoming a manager of start-up school operations for the nation's leading private manager of public schools. Following HBS, she returned to the education sector as national director of implementation for Kaplan K12 Learning Services. Ms. Stone Gelb is currently vice president of regional operations at Teach for America. This fund is to be awarded first to deserving MBA students with a background or interest in the field of education and then to students with a background or interest in the non-profit sector.

Jaime (MBA 1980) and Raquel Gilinski Fellowship

The Jaime and Raquel Gilinski Fellowship was established through the generosity of Jaime Gilinski (MBA 1980) and his wife Raquel. Mr. Gilinski is an established investor with extensive experience across different sectors throughout Latin America and the United States. Mr. Gilinski has spent the majority of his career in Colombia working on business strategy for a number of companies. He currently has extensive holdings in the banking, real estate, and telecommunications sectors. Mr. and Mrs. Gilinski have been committed to providing opportunity to bright students from Latin America throughout their lives. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students from Colombia and Panama, with a secondary preference for students from other Latin American countries including Chile, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela.

Sanford H. Goldstein (MBA 1954) Endowment

The Sanford H. Goldstein Endowment was established through a generous bequest from Sanford Goldstein (MBA 1954). Mr. Goldstein was a graduate of Yale University. After attending HBS, he served in the U.S. Army and then embarked on a career in real estate development. He worked for both Macy's and McCrory's before striking out on his own to develop shopping centers in the Midwest and Northeast. One of his former partners and a lifelong friend described him as "an honest, intelligent businessman, with whom he never had a cross word in 30 years." In later years, he developed an interest in American art and spent time assembling a noteworthy collection of paintings and sculpture. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students.

Joe Grasser (MBA 1976) Entrepreneurial Leadership Fund

The Joe Grasser Entrepreneurial Leadership Fund was established through the generosity of the friends and family of Joe Grasser (MBA 1976). Mr. Grasser graduated from Princeton University with a degree in Latin American studies, spent a year in Peru where he established a school for karate, and returned to the United States where he joined Chase Manhattan Bank. While at HBS, he and two fellow classmates formed NKG Consulting. After graduation, Mr. Grasser joined The Saddlebrook Corporation, a start-up software company where he held the first official sales and marketing position. Mr. Grasser passed away at the age of 32. He was a leader in all his pursuits and inspired many others to start their own businesses. This fund is designed to encourage the spirit of entrepreneurial leadership and is to be awarded to deserving MBA or DBA students who founded businesses prior to attending HBS or to students who have demonstrated interest in entrepreneurship while enrolled at the School.

Anne Dias Griffin (MBA 1997) Fellowship

The Anne Dias Griffin Fellowship was established through the generosity of Anne Dias Griffin (MBA 1997). Ms. Griffin is the founder and managing partner of Aragon Global Management, a fund that invests in global equities. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students from Europe with a finance background.

Michael (MBA 2010) and Neha (MBA 2011) Groeber Fellowship

The Michael and Neha Groeber Fellowship was established through the generosity of Michael (MBA 2010) and Neha (MBA 2011) Groeber in honor of their 5th Reunions. Mr. Groeber is a cofounder and investment partner at Castik Capital Partners, a multi-strategy firm specializing in investments in private and public equity. He holds a BSc in finance and international studies from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University and a Diplom-Betriebswirt from the European School of Business in Reutlingen, Germany. Mrs. Groeber is a project leader for The Boston Consulting Group. She holds a BSc in finance, accounting, and political science from the Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis.

Nicholas A. Grouf (MBA 1995) Scholarship

The Nicholas A. Grouf Scholarship was established by Nicholas Grouf (MBA 1995). Grouf is founder and CEO of Spotrunner, having previously founded several successful, highly visible companies including PeoplePC and Firefly Network. He is an entrepreneur, an investor, and a philanthropist who is also an avid runner. This fellowship will support students attending Harvard College or Harvard Business School who demonstrate an interest in topics relating to public health, social entrepreneurship, or entrepreneurship.

Divya Gugnani (MBA 2004) Fellowship

The Divya Gugnani Fellowship was established through the generosity of Divya Gugnani (MBA 2004) in honor of her 10th Reunion. Ms. Gugnani’s desire to make HBS accessible to the broadest range of talented students inspired her to create this fellowship. Ms. Gugnani launched Concept to Co where she partners with entrepreneurs to launch innovative brands and services. She has more than 16 years of investment and entrepreneurial experience and has cofounded five companies. Most recently she cofounded Send the Trend and sold it to QVC. She started her career in investment banking at Goldman Sachs and then worked in private equity and venture capital at Investcorp International and FirstMark Capital. Ms. Gugnani is a self-proclaimed startup junkie, a food and fashion lover, and a beauty experimenter. She is the author of the book Sexy Women Eat: Secrets to Eating What You Want and Still Looking Fabulous, published by HarperCollins. In addition to earning a BS at Cornell University and her HBS MBA, she attended the French Culinary Institute.

Celeste Guth (MBA 1986) Goldman Sachs Scholars Fellowship

The Celeste Guth Goldman Sachs Scholars Fellowship was established as a gift from Goldman Sachs Gives at the recommendation of Celeste Guth (MBA 1986). Ms. Guth is vice chairman, Global Financial Institutions Group, with the Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division. She is a graduate of City University of New York, Queens College. This fellowship acknowledges and appreciates the specific challenges women may face on their path toward success in traditionally male fields. It is the donors' hope that this fellowship will encourage women to pursue an MBA at HBS, particularly those who have an interest in finance.

Leo A. Guthart (AB 1958, MBA 1960, DBA 1966) Fellowship

The Leo A. Guthart Fellowship was established through the generosity of Leo Guthart (MBA 1960, DBA 1966), in honor of his 50th Reunion. Mr. Guthart is the founder and CEO of Topspin Partners, LP, and Topspin Partners LBO, LP, venture capital and buyout funds. Previously, he led the alarm system manufacturer Ademco to become the Pittway Corporation Security Group, a $1.5 billion world industry leader. Mr. Guthart endowed a chair at Harvard Medical School in honor of his late wife, Laurie Carrol Guthart. He has served on numerous boards, most recently as a trustee and treasurer on the Executive Committee of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, where he endowed the Guthart Discovery Tower. Long active at Hofstra University, the Leo A. Guthart Cultural Center is named in his honor. He is a graduate of Harvard College and holds two degrees from HBS. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students.

E. Davisson Hardman (MBA 1978) Fellowship

The E. Davisson Hardman Fellowship was established through the generosity of Dave Hardman (MBA 1978) in honor of his 35th Reunion. Mr. Hardman was a managing director at Warburg Pincus LLC in New York, where he was involved with its real estate investment activities. Prior to joining the firm in 2007, he was a managing director and US head of real estate investing at Morgan Stanley Real Estate Investment Management Inc. A graduate of the US Military Academy, Mr. Hardman served on active duty as an infantry officer in the US Army. It is Mr. Hardman’s hope that this fellowship will encourage veterans of the US armed forces to pursue an MBA at HBS.

Leonard M. (MBA 1961, DBA 1965) and Fleur Cates (MBA 1977) Harlan Fellowship

The Leonard M. and Fleur Cates Harlan Fellowship was established through the generosity of Fleur Cates Harlan (MBA 1977), and Leonard M. Harlan (MBA 1961, DBA 1965). Mrs. Harlan is a former partner and managing director at R.S. Lauder, Gaspar & Co. She is a trustee of the Manhattan Institute. At HBS, she serves on the Board of Dean's Advisors. Mr. Harlan is the co-founder and chairman of the Executive Committee of Castle Harlan, Inc. At HBS, he has served on the Board of Dean's Advisors, the Visiting Committee, the Alumni Association Board of Directors, and as chair of several class reunion campaigns. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students from Israel.

Harland/Leeds (MBA 1984) Fellowship

The Harland/Leeds Fellowship was established through the generosity of Chris Harland (MBA 1984) and his wife Ashley Leeds in honor of his 25th Reunion. Mr. Harland is currently the regional head of Latin America at Morgan Stanley, where he has been working since completing his MBA. He received his undergraduate degree from Harvard College and studied at the United Nations International School and Oxford. Ms. Leeds currently serves as a partner at RIME Communications Capital, LLC. She is a graduate of Harvard College and also holds an MBA from Stanford University. This fund is to be awarded to deserving students from around the world.

Stephen J. Harper (MBA 1984) Fellowship

The Stephen J. Harper Fellowship was established through the generosity of Stephen J. Harper (MBA 1984) in honor of his 25th Reunion. Mr. Harper is CEO of Saguenay Strathmore Capital. He founded Strathmore Capital in 2003, serving as managing partner and chief investment officer until the merger in 2011. He was one of the founding members of the Canadian derivatives business at Bankers Trust in Toronto before becoming the youngest bank president in Canadian history. He is a member of the Expert Advisory Panel for the Investment Management Program at McGill University. Mr. Harper is a graduate of Brown University. This fund is to be awarded to deserving international MBA students.

Joshua J. Harris (MBA 1990) Fund for Sports Management

The Joshua J. Harris Fund for Sports Management was established by Joshua Harris (MBA 1990) on the occasion of his 25th Reunion. This fund provides fellowship opportunities for students wishing to pursue careers and internships in the field of sports management and also supports academic research activities related to the business of sports. Harris cofounded Apollo Global Management in 1990 and currently serves as its senior managing director. He is the managing partner of the NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers, a managing member of the NHL’s New Jersey Devils, and a general partner of the Premier League’s Crystal Palace Football Club in London. Harris is a member of The Federal Reserve Bank of New York Investors Advisory Committee on Financial Markets and the Council on Foreign Relations. Additionally, he serves as a member of the Board of Dean’s Advisors at HBS, the Board of Trustees at Mount Sinai Medical Center, and the Board of the Wharton School of Pennsylvania. Harris graduated summa cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business with a BS in economics.

Harvard Business School Japan Fellowship

The Harvard Business School Japan Fellowship was established through the generosity of the HBS Club of Japan in honor of The Harvard Business School Campaign. This fellowship will enable future leaders from Japan to attend the MBA Program at HBS regardless of their financial circumstances. Bringing together the more than 1,000 HBS alumni who reside in the country, the HBS Club of Japan was launched in 1970. The Club’s mission is to continuously enhance the lifelong learning and pursuits of its members through a variety of professional and social events.

Ashley and Ari N. Haseotes (MBA 2003) Fellowship

The Ashley and Ari N. Haseotes Fellowship was established through the generosity of Ashley and Ari Haseotes (MBA 2003) in honor of Mr. Haseotes’s 10th Reunion. A graduate of Boston College, he is president and COO of Cumberland Gulf Group of Companies, one of the largest family businesses in the country. Mrs. Haseotes serves as the president and a director of One Mission, a foundation the couple started after their infant son was successfully treated for AML, a rare form of leukemia. One Mission funds programs that directly benefit children and adolescents diagnosed with cancer, the families who support them, and the medical community that compassionately cares for them. The Haseoteses’ desire to make the transformational HBS educational experience accessible to the broadest range of students inspired them to create this fellowship.

Anthony Michael K. Hay (MBA 1976) Fellowship

The Anthony Michael K. Hay Fellowship was established through the generosity of Anthony Michael K. Hay (MBA 1976). Since 1978, Mr. Hay has been involved with real estate development in Northern California with Apex Equity, where he currently serves as chief executive officer. Prior to his real estate experience, Mr. Hay was an international banker in New York City. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Boston University. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students from Iran or graduates of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

HBS Association of Hong Kong Andy Choa (MBA 1951) Scholarship

The HBSA-HK Educational Trust established the Andy Choa Scholarship for deserving leaders from Hong Kong’s charitable and NGO sectors to attend the School’s Executive Education programs focused on management of social enterprises. Andy Choa (MBA 1951) was a dedicated director of Hong Kong’s HBS club during its formative years. He was a mentor and father figure for many who sought his help and advice. He gave of his time generously. Mr. Choa’s own struggles during his early years and his subsequent successful careers in banking (Citibank Asia-Pacific) and consultancy (Russell Reynolds) gave him compassion and insight. Many have benefited from his gift of caring and have followed his example of giving back in their own lives. This scholarship is named for Mr. Choa in celebration of his strong sense of community, a fitting tribute for this quiet and modest son of Hong Kong.

HBS Club of Korea Fund

The HBS Club of Korea Fund was established through the generosity of members and friends of the HBS Club of Korea, with cooperation and support from the Korea Foundation, to broaden knowledge and understanding of Korea at HBS and to support HBS students from Korea. The club is part of the Global HBS Clubs Network and connects its members with the School and fellow alumni around the world. The club members' desire to foster a better understanding of Korea's business enterprises, industries, and economy and its relationship with the United States in the global economy inspired them to provide fellowship support to MBA and doctoral students whose research or activities at HBS are related to Korea.

HBS Women's Association of Greater New York Inspiration Fellowship

The HBS Women's Association of Greater New York Inspiration Fellowship was established through the generosity of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. and friends and colleagues of Jeanette Sarkisian Wagner (AMP 90, 1983) in honor of her receiving the inaugural "Inspiring Woman" award from the HBS Women's Association of Greater New York, a charitable organization established by and for HBS alumnae who live and/or work in the Greater New York area. It is the donors' hope that this fund will encourage women to pursue an MBA at HBS, with a preference for those from the metro New York City area.

HBS Women of Northern California Fellowship

The HBS Women of Northern California Fellowship was created by a group of alumnae led by Karen Francis-DeGolia (MBA 1989) in celebration of the 50th anniversary of women being admitted to the two-year MBA Program and in conjunction with the W50 HBS Association of Northern California gala, held in January 2014. The gala honored the achievements of more than 100 alumnae who live and work in Northern California. This fellowship will encourage more women from the Bay Area to pursue an MBA at HBS.

HBS Yellow Ribbon Fellowship

The HBS Yellow Ribbon Fellowship was established to support eligible students who qualify for the Yellow Ribbon Program, a segment of the post-9/11 GI Bill. Through this program, the US Veteran's Administration and HBS hope to make the transformational educational experience of HBS accessible to US Armed Services veterans.

Davor Hebel (MBA 2005) Fellowship

The Davor Hebel Fellowship was established through the generosity of Davor Hebel (MBA 2005) in honor of his 10th Reunion. This fellowship will support MBA students from Croatia and Europe more broadly. Mr. Hebel is a partner at Eight Roads Ventures (formerly Fidelity Growth Partners) in London, where he leads the European team and focuses on internet, software, and digital media. His investments include Innogames, Notonthehighstreet, Appsflyer, Wallapop, Wahanda, and Made.com. Mr. Hebel spent several years at McKinsey and Company, where he advised companies worldwide on issues of strategy and technology. He was also an entrepreneur in Croatia and holds an MS in information systems from Carnegie Mellon University and a bachelor’s degree from Angelo State University in San Angelo, Texas.

Heller (MBA 1982) Family Fellowship

The Heller Family Fellowship was established through the generosity of Beth Moss Heller (MBA 1982), and William J. Heller (MBA 1982), in honor of their 25th Reunion. The Hellers are partners in Falck Renewables, a renewable energy company based in London with a portfolio of wind energy projects across Europe and in India. A graduate of Princeton University, Mrs. Heller was previously a senior executive at the Walt Disney Company. After attending McGill University, Mr. Heller pursued a career in energy, serving as a partner in the energy practice of McKinsey & Company and CEO of Edison Mission Energy before founding Falck Renewables in 2002. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students with a minimum of two years work experience outside the United States or students with work experience in the field of renewable energy.

Edd Hendee (MBA 2006) Fellowship

The Edd Hendee Fellowship was established in memory of Edd Hendee (MBA 2006) by his colleagues at Starwood Capital Group. Mr. Hendee was a vice president in Starwood's Acquisitions Group. He was a man of honor, integrity, and empathy for his fellow man. He lived his life with enormous passion and coupled it with a robust sense of humor. He lived by what he preached, "Do Everything, Every Day." Mr. Hendee was a graduate of the US Naval Academy and completed additional graduate work at the University of Cambridge and George Mason University. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students who are graduates of the US Naval Academy or are current or past members of the US military.

David Milton Hicks (MBA 1960) Entrepreneurship Fellowship

The David Milton Hicks Entrepreneurship Fellowship was established through the generosity of the Clements, Hicks, and Quazzo families in honor of David Milton Hicks (MBA 1960). The fund honors the accomplishments of Mr. Hicks, a lifelong entrepreneur in both the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors. A 1958 graduate of Amherst College, Mr. Hicks served as chairman, CEO, and president of Computer Power, Inc., (CPI) for 25 years. He has also chaired several other highly successful start-up enterprises including: Alliance Mortgage Company (now Everbank), Enterprise National Bank, and U.K.-based self storage business Space Maker Property Holdings, LLC. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students who are entrepreneurial and aspire to build their own business.

David C. Hoeft (MBA 1993) Fellowship

The David C. Hoeft Fellowship was established through the generosity of David Hoeft (MBA 1993) in honor of his 20th Reunion. Mr. Hoeft is senior vice president and associate director of research at Dodge & Cox, which he joined after HBS. He is also a director and shareholder of the firm. A graduate of the University of Chicago and a CFA charter holder, Mr. Hoeft previously worked as a consultant to the energy industry. It is his hope that this fellowship will encourage students with nontraditional backgrounds to pursue an MBA at HBS.

Alan F. Horn (MBA 1971) and Cindy Harrell Horn Fellowship

The Alan F. Horn and Cindy Harrell Horn Fellowship was established through the generosity of Alan (MBA 1971) and Cindy Harrell Horn on the occasion of Alan’s 45th Reunion. In honor of the Horns’ strong belief that business leaders can, and should, address pressing environmental concerns, it is their hope that this fellowship will support students with a background or interest in the environment. Alan has brought a touch of magic to the big screen and record-breaking numbers to the bottom line as chairman of Walt Disney Studios and former president and COO of Warner Bros. The Horns cofounded the Environmental Media Association, which encourages environmental awareness in the entertainment industry. Cindy serves on the board of The Climate Reality Project and is a former board member of The Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University, Heal the Bay, The Coalition for Clean Air, the NRDC Action Fund, and The National Environmental Educational Advisory Council.

Joseph (MBA 1979) and Michelle Jacobs Fellowship

The Joseph and Michelle Jacobs Fellowship was endowed through the generosity of Joseph Jacobs (MBA 1979). Mr. Jacobs is the president and cofounder of Wexford Capital LP, a private investment firm with expertise in technology, transportation, energy, natural resources, real estate, and bankruptcy. He oversees Wexford’s private equity funds and serves on several public and private boards in which the firm has held investments. Prior to launching Wexford, Mr. Jacobs was a senior managing director at Bear Stearns & Co. Previously he served as a commercial lending officer at Citibank, N.A. in its Real Estate Industries division. Mr. Jacobs holds a BA in economics from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School.

Thomas James (MBA 1966) Fellowship

The Thomas James Fellowship was established through the generosity of Thomas A. James (MBA 1966), in celebration of his 40th Reunion. Mr. James is the chairman and CEO of Raymond James Financial, Inc., a diversified financial services holding company whose subsidiaries engage primarily in securities brokerage, investment banking, asset management, and banking services. As a dedicated alumnus of Harvard Business School, Mr. James and his wife, Mary, are members of the Board of Dean's Advisors and he served as major gifts co-chair for his 40th Reunion. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students who are interested in a career in finance or have worked in the financial services industry.

Marina Jigalova-Ozkan (MBA 2001) Fellowship

The Marina Jigalova-Ozkan Fellowship was established through the generosity of Marina Jigalova-Ozkan (MBA 2001) in honor of her 15th Reunion. It is her hope that this fellowship will encourage women to pursue MBA degrees at HBS. Jigalova-Ozkan is currently managing director at The Walt Disney Company CIS LLC, the regional branch of Disney founded in 2006 and now responsible for 11 countries, including Russia. Previously, she served as first deputy general director of Prof Media, overseeing company strategy and day-to-day operations. Jigalova-Ozkan resides in Moscow with her son.

A. Paul Jones (MBA 1957) Fellowship

The A. Paul Jones Fellowship was established through a generous bequest from Mr. A. Paul Jones (MBA 1957). Mr. Jones was a vice president of the First Wisconsin Bank of Milwaukee and a trustee, acting president, and honorary life trustee of Carroll College. Active in his community, he served many local organizations, including the Milwaukee Skylight Theatre, Wisconsin Conservatory of Music, Milwaukee Ballet Company, Wisconsin Society to Prevent Blindness, Junior Achievement of Wisconsin, and the American Cancer Society. Mr. Jones was born in Mineral Point, Wisconsin, in 1925 and was a graduate of Carroll College. He served in World War II prior to entering HBS. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students who are graduates of Carroll University (formerly Carroll College) or are from Wisconsin.

Robert S. Kaplan (MBA 1983) Life Sciences Fellowship

The Robert S. Kaplan Life Sciences Fellowship was established through the generosity of Robert S. Kaplan (MBA 1983), in honor of his 25th Reunion. Mr. Kaplan currently serves as President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Previously, he was a professor of management practice at HBS and a senior director of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. From November 2007 until July 2008, he also served as acting president and CEO of Harvard Management Company. He serves on many nonprofit boards, including the Harvard NeuroDiscovery Center, Project A.L.S., The TEAK Fellowship, Harvard Medical School, and The Jewish Theological Seminary. He has been appointed by the Governor of Kansas as a member of the Kansas Healthcare Policy Authority Board. This fund is to be awarded to first-year MBA students with a background in life sciences.

Zameer Kassam (MBA 2007) Fellowship

The Zameer Kassam Fellowship was established through the generosity of Zameer Kassam (MBA 2007) in honor of his 5th Reunion. Mr. Kassam's love affair with jewelry began while working at his family jewelry business in Vancouver, Canada. He honed his business skills at McKinsey & Company and MTV Networks International before re-entering the world of fine jewelry with De Beers Louis Vuitton as the head of the Bridal and Classics business. He created his own brand, Zameer Kassam Fine Jewelry, in 2011 with the long-standing belief that jewelry is about celebrating the most important moments in life, in a way that will last forever. It is Mr. Kassam's hope that this fellowship will encourage students interested in creative industries to pursue an MBA at HBS.

Andrew Kates (MBA 1991), Section F Memorial Fellowship

The Andrew Kates (MBA 1991), Section F Memorial Fellowship was established through the generosity of members of the Class of 1991 Section F in memory of their sectionmate, who was a victim of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Born and raised outside Philadelphia, Mr. Kates received a BA in English from Wesleyan University and worked at Bain and Company before he helped launch Bright Horizons, a work-site child care company. A father of three who was known for his passion, generous spirit, and extraordinary sense of humor, Mr. Kates was an accomplished athlete who worked hard and gave much of himself. On September 11, he was working in the World Trade Center as a senior managing director at Cantor Fitzgerald. He was able to call his family and tell them he loved them before the tower fell. His charisma, warmth, and energy attracted close friends at HBS and in all parts of his life. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students with a preference for those who are parents, have a liberal arts degree (particularly from Wesleyan University), or are from Pennsylvania.

Brett Keith (MBA 1999) Fellowship

The Brett Keith Fellowship was established through the generosity of Brett Keith (MBA 1999) in honor of his 10th Reunion. Mr. Keith is a co-founder of Rock Wood Equity Partners, a lower-middle-market private investment firm focused on manufacturing, distribution and business services companies. He holds an undergraduate degree from the University of St. Thomas. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces or are graduates of West Point Academy, are from the Midwest, or have an interest in technology and operations management or manufacturing and distribution.

Jennifer D. Kelm (MBA 2010) Fellowship

The Jennifer D. Kelm Fellowship was established through the generosity of Jennifer Kelm (MBA 2010) in honor of her 5th Reunion. This fellowship will enable the School to continue to admit students based on their leadership potential rather than their ability to pay for their education. Ms. Kelm is a sales manager focused on new business development at Burgess-Norton Manufacturing Company, a precision metal components manufacturer headquartered in Geneva, Illinois. Her past experiences have centered on operations and general management. She began her career at General Electric, in its operations management leadership program. A resident of Chicago, Ms. Kelm holds a BS in mechanical engineering and bioengineering from the University of Illinois.

Barbara Guss Kemp and Gil Kemp (MBA 1976) Fellowship

The Barbara Guss Kemp and Gil Kemp Fellowship was established through the generosity of Barbara and Gil Kemp (MBA 1976), on the occasion of his 30th Reunion. Mr. Kemp is the founder and president of Home Decorators Collection, a leader in catalogue and online sales of home décor merchandise. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students from Vietnam or China.

James L. Kempner (MBA 1983) Family Fellowship

The James L. Kempner Family Fellowship was established through the generosity of Jamie Kempner (MBA 1983) in honor of his 30th Reunion. Mr. Kempner joined Lazard Frères & Co. LLC in 1983 and was named a general partner in 1993. He has been involved in banking and capital markets transactions and ran Lazard’s Corporate Finance Department from 1995 to1998. He is currently a senior adviser in the General Industrials Banking Group and serves on the Equity and Private Placement Underwriting Committees. In addition, he is president and COO of Loeb Holding Corporation and a managing director of Loeb Partners Corporation, his family’s advisory and management firm. He is a vice chairman of the board of The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary and its Finance Committee and serves on the board and Executive Committee of Intersections Inc., a credit management and identity theft protection company. With this fellowship, Mr. Kempner recognizes his HBS teacher, mentor, and friend, Professor William A. Sahlman (MBA 1975, PhDBE 1982), and hopes this fellowship will encourage veterans of the US Armed Forces to pursue an MBA at HBS.

Stephen J. Ketchum (MBA 1990) Fellowship

The Stephen J. Ketchum Fellowship was established by Stephen Ketchum (MBA 1990) in honor of his 25th Reunion. This fellowship will support former college-varsity athletes. Ketchum is the founder, managing partner, and CIO of Sound Point Capital Management, LP, an asset management firm with expertise in credit strategies. He serves on the Board of Trustees of the East Side House Settlement, the New York Police & Fire Widows’ & Children’s Benefit Fund, and the Museum of the City of New York. He earned a BA from New England College.

Atul Khanna (MBA 1991) Fellowship

The Atul Khanna Fellowship was established through the generosity of Atul Khanna (MBA 1991) in honor of his 20th Reunion. Mr. Khanna founded Rockbay Capital Management, which has since merged into FrontPoint Partners. Previously, he was a partner at Och-Ziff Capital Management. He also consulted at McKinsey & Company and worked at BBN Communications Corporation (Genuity Inc.) as a research and development engineer. In addition to his MBA, Mr. Khanna has degrees from Columbia University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students who graduated from a college in India or have a background in asset management or engineering.

George Kim (MBA 2010) Fellowship

The George Kim Fellowship was established through the generosity of George Kim (MBA 2010) in honor of his 5th Reunion, to support the School’s commitment to ensuring the cost of attending HBS is not a barrier to entry for any student in the MBA Program. Mr. Kim is a senior analyst, managing director at Elah Capital Group, a global long/short equity hedge fund based in New York City, which he joined as a day 1 team member in May 2015. Prior to Elah Capital, Mr. Kim worked at Kylin Management, J.C. Flowers & Co., and Citibank. He received a BA in finance with a minor in computer science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Klinsky (MBA 1979, JD 1981) Family New Mountain Fellowship

The Klinsky Family New Mountain Fellowship was established through the generosity of Maureen and Steven B. Klinsky (MBA 1979, JD 1981). Mr. Klinsky is the founder and CEO of New Mountain Capital, a private equity firm managing over $9 billion of investments and commitments. He is the founder of New York State's first charter school and the founder or leader of a wide range of other philanthropic efforts, chiefly in the areas of education and children's health. Mrs. Klinsky, a graduate of Cornell University and Columbia University, is an award-winning author and is also active in a wide range of philanthropies. It is the Klinsky family's hope that this fellowship will support students pursuing a joint JD/MBA degree at HBS.

Nicolas (MBA 1999) and Anabella Kogan Fellowship

The Nicolas and Anabella Kogan Fellowship was established through the generosity of Nicolas (MBA 1999) and Anabella Kogan in honor of Mr. Kogan’s 15th Reunion. This fellowship will support MBA students from Latin America, particularly Argentina and Venezuela. Since graduating from HBS, Mr. Kogan has worked and invested extensively in Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, and the United States. Currently based in Puerto Rico with his wife and two daughters, he is the founder and managing partner of Americas Operating Partners, LLC, which invests and manages pools of distressed loans. Launched in 2005, the company has grown from a startup to a 100-employee firm with $3 billion in assets. Recently Mr. Kogan cofounded CEAL (Consejo Empresarial de America Latina) Puerto Rico.

Koss (MBA 2008) Family Fellowship

The Koss Family Fellowship was established through the generosity of Jennifer Lee Koss (MBA 2008) in honor of her 5th Reunion. Ms. Koss is a cofounder of BRIKA, an e-commerce business that sells products from under-the-radar artisans and makers based in Toronto, Canada. A former management consultant, most recently she was a private equity investment professional at Ontario Teachers’ Private Capital in Toronto. Ms. Koss, a Juilliard-trained cellist, is also a graduate of Harvard College and Oxford University. Her husband, Johann Koss, is a four-time Olympic gold medalist in speed skating. A social entrepreneur, he is president and CEO of Right To Play. It is the Koss family’s hope that this fellowship will encourage students with an interest in entrepreneurship to pursue an MBA at HBS.

Aneal Krishnan (MBA 2010) Fellowship

The Aneal Krishnan Fellowship was established through the generosity of Aneal Krishnan (MBA 2010) in honor of his 5th Reunion. This fund will support students with a military background. Mr. Krishnan is a vice president at Veritas Capital. Prior to joining Veritas, he was an associate at Ripplewood Holdings and an investment banking analyst at Goldman Sachs in its Financial Institutions Group. In 2007, Mr. Krishnan was deployed to Iraq with his US Army Reserve unit for a yearlong combat tour, during which he served as an infantry officer. In addition to earning his MBA at HBS, he holds two BS degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, one in electrical engineering and one in management.

Tatparanandam Ananda Krishnan (MBA 1964) Fellowship

The Tatparanandam Ananda Krishnan Fellowship was established through the generosity of Ananda Krishnan (MBA 1964) in celebration of his 50th Reunion. Building upon Mr. Krishnan’s previous efforts to support Malaysian government officials attending HBS Executive Education programs, this new gift will provide financial assistance for participants from across Asia attending HBS programs. Mr. Krishnan is the chairman of Usaha Tegas Sdn Bhd, a Malaysia-based private investment company that he founded more than 25 years ago. At HBS, Mr. Krishnan has served on the Board of Dean’s Advisors, as an MBA career advisor, and twice as a member of his Reunion Gift Committee. He has also been a director in both the government and corporate sectors for organizations that include the London Tin Group, Bank Negra Malaysia, and Petronas.

Brendan Kutler Executive Education Fellowship

The Brendan Kutler Executive Education Fellowship was established through the generosity of the MBA Class of 1985 on the occasion of their 30th Reunion, in memory of classmate Jon Kutler’s son. This fund will support leaders from social enterprise organizations participating in one of the School’s Executive Education Programs. Brendan Kutler, a high school senior at the time of his passing, had a deep thirst for knowledge. His interests were vast: he played varsity tennis, was an editor for his school's international journal, helped launch a stocks club, and participated in the rocketry club, model UN, robotics club, and computer science club. He was one of 40 American high school students selected for a Japanese cultural exchange program. Focused on helping and promoting others, not himself, Brendan’s motto was, “None of us is as smart as all of us.”

Nadira Lalji (MBA 2015) and Jay Verjee (MBA 2011) Fellowship

The Nadira Lalji and Jay Verjee Fellowship was established through the generosity of Nadira Lalji (MBA 2015) and Jay Verjee (MBA 2011). Lalji serves as a director for Precis Management Services, a privately owned owner/operator real estate investment and development company. She previously worked for Monitor Group in New York and London. Lalji graduated summa cum laude from Harvard College and was a John Eliot Scholar at Jesus College, the University of Cambridge. Verjee is an entrepreneur and serves as chairman of The Rumi Foundation, managing the foundation’s endowment. After receiving a Double First in Law from the University of Cambridge, he went on to work for Linklaters and later within the Verjee Family Office. In 2012, Verjee purchased ISE Inc., a manufacturer of office furniture based in Toronto, Canada. In 2016, the couple were married in London, where they currently reside.

Joseph P. Landon (MBA 2007) Fellowship

The Joseph P. Landon Fellowship was established with a gift from Joseph Landon (MBA 2007) in honor of his 10th Reunion. Landon, who has a lifelong passion for space exploration and studying engineering, began his career designing satellites at Boeing. It is his hope to support students with a background or interest in the space, aerospace, or aviation industries. Since earning his MBA, he has been a leader in the emerging commercial space industry. Landon currently serves as chairman of Space Angels Network and VP and CFO of the billionaire-backed asteroid mining venture Planetary Resources.

Alexandra P. Lappas (MBA 1962) Scholarship

The Alexandra P. Lappas Scholarship was established through a generous bequest from Alexandra P. Lappas (MBA 1962). Ms. Lappas, a graduate of Smith College, was employed for many years as an executive at the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company. She also served as the chairperson of the Makarios Scholarship and the Theodore & Wally Lappas Awards. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students.

Laverack (MBA 1985) Family Fellowship

The Laverack Family Fellowship was established through the generosity of William Laverack Jr. (MBA 1985) in honor of his 25th Reunion. Mr. Laverack is chairman of Laverack Capital Partners, a private investment firm. Previously, he was managing partner of J.H. Whitney & Co., managing director of Gleacher & Co., a principal in and original member of the private equity group of Morgan Stanley & Co., and an officer at Morgan Guaranty Trust Company. Mr. Laverack, a graduate of Harvard College, has served on numerous boards and is currently senior advisor to Tiger Infrastructure Partners. He serves on the Board of Trustees of Choate Rosemary Hall, the National Advisory Board of DukeEngage, the Parents Committee of the University of Virginia, and the Leadership Council of AmeriCares. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students.

Miyoung Lee (MBA 1992) and Neil Simpkins (MBA 1992) Fellowship

The Miyoung Lee and Neil Simpkins Fellowship was established through the generosity of Miyoung Lee (MBA 1992) and Neil Simpkins (MBA 1992) in honor of their 20th Reunion. Ms. Lee, a stay-at-home mom to the couple’s son and daughter, is committed to a number of charitable efforts. Previously, she was vice president of equity capital markets at J.P. Morgan. Mr. Simpkins is senior managing director in the Private Equity Group at Blackstone Group LP, overseeing private equity activities in the industrial and health care services sectors as well as the firm’s portfolio management activities. It is Ms. Lee and Mr. Simpkins’s hope that this fellowship will support MBA students who have experience in the nonprofit sector.

Samuel S. Lee (MBA 1996) Fellowship

The Samuel S. Lee Fellowship was established through the generosity of Sam Lee (MBA 1996) in honor of his 20th Reunion. This fellowship will support the School’s commitment to provide broad access to its programs while simultaneously enhancing learning for all by encouraging a wide range of perspectives that enrich peer-to-peer learning. Mr. Lee has been CEO of Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc. and founder of Alta Healthcare System, Inc. His experience cuts across the health care, technology, and investment management industries. Mr. Lee is a member of the Health Care Initiative Advisory Board at HBS. He serves on the boards of several charitable organizations, and is an interviewer for Harvard College in the Los Angeles area.

Christopher E. Lenzo (MBA 1985) Fellowship

The Christopher E. Lenzo Fellowship was established through the generosity of Christopher Lenzo (MBA 1985), in honor of his 25th Reunion. Currently, Mr. Lenzo is a general partner in two private hedge funds with assets in excess of $500 million. His previous work includes a position in the corporate finance division of Smith Barney and serving as a vice president in institutional equity sales for First Boston Corp., Drexel Burnham Lambert, and County Natwest. In addition to being an active alumnus of HBS, Mr. Lenzo sits on California Pacific Medical Center's Foundation Board and the Board at Katherine Delmar Burke's School in San Francisco. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania. This fund is to be awarded to students who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces, in gratitude and out of respect for their sacrifices, and to graduates from inner-city high schools similar to his own.

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Student Association Fellowship

The LGBT Student Association Fellowship was established through the generosity of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender alumni and other supporters. The donors have a steadfast commitment to diversity and inclusion. Diversity among the student body is a foundation for the HBS experience, and sexual orientation and gender identity are significant contributors to diversity at the School. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students who are members of the LGBT Student Association.

Beau J. and Jennifer V. Lescott (MBA 2002) Fellowship

The Beau J. and Jennifer V. Lescott Fellowship was established through the generosity of Mr. and Mrs. Lescott (both MBA 2002) in honor of their 10th Reunion. Mr. Lescott is a managing director at Ziff Brothers Investments and is a graduate of the College of the Holy Cross. Mrs. Lescott, a graduate of Northwestern University, is the director of product development at Insight Communications. It is the Lescotts' hope that this fellowship will encourage veterans of the US Armed Forces to pursue an MBA at HBS.

Bob Lessin (MBA 1978) Memorial Fellowship

The Bob Lessin Memorial Fellowship was established by colleagues, family members, classmates, and friends to honor Bob Lessin (MBA 1978), who passed away in 2011. Mr. Lessin, a graduate of Harvard College, is most remembered as a teacher at the George Jackson Academy in New York, and for donating the proceeds of his book Lessin’s Lessons to the school. His previous book, The Middle Chapters: Musings of an Investment Banker, addressed how technology would disrupt traditional business. Mr. Lessin began his career at Morgan Stanley, where he started the Financial Entrepreneurs Group and went on to become managing director, vice chairman of the Investment Banking Operations Committee, and chairman of the Strategy Committee. He later worked for Salomon Smith Barney, founded Dawntreader Ventures, and then became CEO of Wit Capital. At the time of his death he was vice chairman of Jefferies & Company, Inc. It is the donors’ hope that this fellowship will honor Mr. Lessin by making the transformational HBS educational experience accessible to the broadest range of students.

Matthew S. Levin (MBA 1996) Fellowship

The Matthew S. Levin Fellowship was established by Matthew Levin (MBA 1996) in honor of his 20th Reunion. Levin created this fellowship in the hope of assisting graduates from the University of California, Berkeley, who have a demonstrated commitment to social impact and have decided to pursue their MBA at HBS. He currently serves as a senior advisor at Bain Capital, LP in its private equity business. Levin has served on numerous corporate boards over the course of his professional career. He received a BS from the University of California, Berkeley.

Ted Levitt Fellowship

The Ted Levitt Fellowship was established through the generosity of Benson Shapiro, James H. Davis, and fellow classmates from the MBA Class of 1965 in honor of their 50th Reunion and in memory of Theodore “Ted” Levitt, a legendary HBS faculty member who had a deep impact on generations of students, scholars, and practitioners. Mr. Levitt, who died in 2006 at the age of 81, was a monumental and iconoclastic figure in the field of marketing and former editor of the Harvard Business Review. He joined the HBS faculty in 1959 and gained an international reputation as a scholar, writer, and teacher. Mr. Levitt’s influence on management understanding and practice was profound and included writing several books and 25 articles for HBR, four of which won McKinsey Awards.

Nir Liberboim (MBA 2004) and Jay Sammons (MBA 2004) Fellowship

The Nir Liberboim and Jay Sammons Fellowship was established through the generosity of Nir Liberboim (MBA 2004) and Jay Sammons (MBA 2004) in honor of their 10th Reunion. This fellowship will support members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Student Association. Mr. Liberboim is the founder of Uprise Ventures, an early-stage consumer fund, and a cofounder of Nourish Organic, one of the leading certified organic personal care companies. A graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, he previously held positions at Goldman Sachs, Polaris Partners, and McKinsey & Company. Mr. Sammons is a managing director on the US buyout team at The Carlyle Group, focusing on acquisitions and equity investments in the consumer, retail, and education sectors. He previously held positions with JP Morgan, Avista Capital Partners, and DLJ Merchant Banking Partners. Mr. Sammons is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Vogue International and was previously a member of the Board of Directors of Beats Electronics and Philosophy. He is also a member of the Honors Advisory Board of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, his alma mater, and was previously a member of the University’s Board of Visitors. Mr. Liberboim and Mr. Sammons reside in New York City with their two sons.

Norman C.T. Liu (MBA 1982) Fellowship

The Norman C.T. Liu Fellowship was established through the generosity of Norman C.T. Liu (MBA 1982). This fellowship will support students with a background or interest in the aerospace, aviation, or defense industries, including members of the HBS Aerospace and Aviation Club. Mr. Liu is chairman of GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS), a unit of GE and the world’s leading aviation financing firm with assets of nearly $50 billion. He is a 30-year veteran of GE, including 20 years with GECAS where he was president and chief executive officer for seven years. He is a 1979 graduate of Yale College.

Ian K. (MBA 1993) and Isabelle Loring Fellowship

The Ian K. and Isabelle Loring Fellowship was established through the generosity of Ian (MBA 1993) and Isabelle Loring in honor of Ian’s 25th Reunion. He is a managing director at Bain Capital and is a member of the regional committee for The HBS Campaign and regional chair and member of the HBS Fund Council Executive Committee. Ian volunteers as a member of the board of trustees of The Fessenden School and Noble and Greenough School and also serves on the President’s Council at Massachusetts General Hospital. Isabelle is vice president of the Noble and Greenough School Parent’s Association as well as a board member of The Steppingstone Foundation and the Nantucket Conservation Foundation. She volunteers weekly at Massachusetts General Hospital and serves on the MGH President’s Council as well as the Vincent Hospital Board of Managers.

Cristina Lynch Fellowship

The Cristina Lynch Fellowship was established through the direction of a grant from the J.F Maddox Foundation by Harry H. Lynch (DBA 1969) in honor of his wife and daughter. Mr. Lynch has had a career in private equity investment, real estate development, and investment banking. He served as an instructor and an assistant professor on the HBS faculty. For many years, he has served as a director and member of the Investment Committee of the J.F Maddox Foundation, a private charitable foundation in New Mexico. He earned a degree in electrical engineering at Rice University and an MBA at Stanford University. It is Mr. Lynch's hope that this fellowship will encourage students from Latin America to pursue an MBA at HBS.

Monica Mandelli (MBA 1998) and Marco Valla Fellowship

The Monica Mandelli and Marco Valla Fellowship was established through the generosity of Monica Mandelli (MBA 1998) and Marco Valla in honor of Ms. Mandelli’s 15th Reunion. She is managing director and head of the Global Family Office Coverage and Strategic Relationship Management Group and cohead of the Goldman Sachs Women’s Network. Ms. Mandelli has also headed the firm’s Publishing and Information Services and Theatrical Exhibition sectors. A graduate of Università Bocconi in Milan, she serves on the board of Good Shepherd Services. Mr. Valla is cohead of the Global Consumer and Retail Group at Barclays. In addition, he is the senior team leader for investment banking recruiting at Stanford University and his alma mater, the University of California, Berkeley. It is Ms. Mandelli and Mr. Valla’s hope that this fellowship will encourage students from Europe to pursue an MBA at HBS.

Mannion (MBA 1985) Family Fellowship

The Mannion Family Fellowship was established through the generosity of Tristin L. and Martin J. Mannion (MBA 1985) in honor of his 25th Reunion. The Mannions serve on the HBS Board of Dean's Advisors. Mr. Mannion has been with Summit Partners since his graduation from HBS. He serves on the boards of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay, the National Association of Basketball Coaches Foundation, and Year Up. He is a graduate of Princeton University. Ms. Mannion serves on boards and committees of New Profit Inc., Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, and Phillips Academy. She is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire and Suffolk University. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students from the United States with nontraditional backgrounds.

Markides Family of Cyprus Fellowship

The Markides Family of Cyprus Fellowship was established through the generosity of Fredo Arias-King (MBA 1996). Arias-King is the president of T&R Chemicals. A democracy activist, his numerous activities include promoting reforestation in Mexico and working on a movie about Mikhail Gorbachev. Arias-King sees the Markides family as a microcosm of the development that the Republic of Cyprus has experienced in just three generations. Their grandfather was a farmer who traveled to Nicosia, the capital, to sell dairy products. Their father, now retired, was a civil servant based in Nicosia, and their mother devoted her life to raising her children. Of the five children, three went to HBS, one to the University of Oxford, and one to Imperial College of London, the UK’s leading technical university. Because of their parents’ modest means, most of the children attended these universities with scholarships and fellowships. With this in mind, the Markides Family of Cyprus Fellowship Fund aims to support students from Armenia, Greece, and the Republic of Cyprus.

MBA Class of 1964 HBS/HKS Fellowship

The MBA Class of 1964 HBS/HKS Fellowship was established through the generosity of members of the MBA Class of 1964 in honor of their 45th reunion. The mission of the HBS/Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) joint degree programs is to develop leaders, skilled in management and the shaping of innovative public policy, who will assume positions of influence spanning business, government, and nonprofit organizations and contribute significantly to the well-being of society. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students who are enrolled HBS/HKS joint degree programs.

MBA Class of 1971 Fellowship

The MBA Class of 1971 Fellowship was established with gifts from the members of the Class of 1971 on the occasion of their 35th Reunion. Members of the class have served on the Alumni Association Board of Directors and the Board of Dean's Advisors, as HBS club officers, and as Bulletin correspondents. The class has supported several specific initiatives at Harvard Business School to further business education; fellowships are one such effort. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students.

MBA Class of 1978 Healthcare Fellowship

The MBA Class of 1978 Healthcare Fellowship was established through the generosity of the class in honor of their 30th Reunion. This fund is to be awarded to deserving students who are pursuing the joint MD/MBA degree program from HBS and Harvard Medical School.

MBA Class of 1981 Fellowship

The MBA Class of 1981 Fellowship was established with gifts from the members of the Class of 1981 on the occasion of their 25th Reunion. This fund is to be awarded to deserving international MBA students.

MBA Class of 1981 Section B Fellowship

The MBA Class of 1981 Section B Fellowship was established with gifts from the members of the Class of 1981 Section B on the occasion of their 25th Reunion. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students with a background and an ongoing interest in social enterprise and/or the nonprofit sector.

MBA Class of 2001 National Defense Fellowship

The MBA Class of 2001 National Defense Fellowship was established through the generosity of members of the MBA Class of 2001 in honor of their 10th Reunion: Frank Baker, Hermann Bruhn, J.D. Denney, Charlie Hale, D.J. Haley, Chris Heinz, Kevin Lalande, Yen Liow, Colin McCafferty, Anjan Mukherjee, Steve Prince, and Dan Senor. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students who have served on active duty in the US Armed Forces, who have a professional background in US national security, or who serve in the Reserve of the US Armed Forces.

Casey Toolin McAuliffe Memorial Healthcare Fellowship

The Casey Toolin McAuliffe Memorial Healthcare Fellowship was established through the generosity of Jon Ledecky (MBA 1983), Scott Malkin (MBA 1983/JD 1984), and Jenny Toolin McAuliffe and Tony McAuliffe (MBA 1985) in honor of the McAuliffes' daughter, Casey, who died at age 14 from an inoperable brain tumor. It is the donors' intention that this fund provide HBS management expertise to innovators in the world of science research and medicine through student and alumni interns, thereby furthering the development of excellence in healthcare delivery. This fund is to be used to support fellowship programs that encourage MBA students and recent alumni to work at science and healthcare delivery organizations.

Catharine and Stephen (MBA 1977) McConnell Fellowship

The Catharine and Stephen McConnell Fellowship was established through the generosity of Catharine and Steve McConnell (MBA 1977) in honor of Mr. McConnell's 40th Reunion. It is the McConnells’ hope that this fellowship will encourage undergraduate students to apply to HBS, by offering support to MBA students who were accepted in the 2+2 deferred admissions program. Mr. McConnell has held a variety of leadership positions in the public and private sectors. He serves as president of Solano Ventures, a private capital investment company that he formed in 1991. Dedicated philanthropists to Harvard University and to their local region, the McConnells reside in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Robert B. McKeon (MBA 1980) Memorial Fellowship

The Robert B. McKeon Memorial Fellowship was established through the generosity of the late Robert B. McKeon (MBA 1980) and his family. Honoring Mr. McKeon and his longtime support of the mission of HBS, this fellowship will encourage future generations of business leaders to pursue an MBA at HBS. Mr. McKeon, who died in 2012, was a highly regarded businessman and generous philanthropist, a devoted husband and father, and an avid collector of art and books. A graduate of Fordham University, he joined First Boston Corporation after receiving his MBA and eventually rose to become director of mergers and acquisitions. He then helped found Wasserstein Perella Management Partners, Inc., and ran the private equity division when he was only in his 30s, before he became chairman of the firm. Mr. McKeon later founded Veritas Capital and grew the company to be one of the leading private equity firms in New York.

Donald J. McNamara (MBA 1978) Family Fellowship

The Donald J. McNamara Family Fellowship was established through the generosity of the Donald J. & Joan P. McNamara Foundation in honor of Mr. McNamara’s 35th Reunion. Mr. McNamara (MBA 1978) is the founder of The Hampstead Group, a private equity firm focused on real estate investment and development. He was previously with Bass Brothers Enterprises, Marriott Corporation, and JMB Realty Corporation. His past and current service on corporate and charitable boards includes Bristol Hotels & Resorts, Catellus Development, Crow Holdings, FelCor Lodging Trust, Franklin Covey, Kimpton Hotels, La Quinta Inns, St. Mark’s School of Texas, and Virginia Tech Foundation. The donors’ desire to encourage graduates of Virginia Tech or the University of Texas to pursue an MBA at HBS inspired them to create this fellowship.

Robert S. McNamara (MBA 1939) Scholarship

The Robert S. McNamara Scholarship was established through a generous bequest from Mariette and Philip William Orth (MBA 1942) in honor of former US Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara (MBA 1939). Mr. Orth, a graduate of Amherst College, was chairman of the board of the Ph. Orth Co., a 100+ year old family bakery and institutional foods processor, until his retirement in 1996. He was active in his community, serving on the boards of directors of many cultural institutions in his hometown of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and was an avid fly fisherman. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students with an interest in accounting.

Media and Entertainment Summer Fellowship

The Media and Entertainment Summer Fellowship was established through the generosity of Asif Satchu and Mordecai Wiczyk (both MBA 1999) in honor of their 15th Reunion. This fellowship provides supplementary income to students with summer positions in media and entertainment. Mr. Satchu and Mr. Wiczyk hope that this fellowship will encourage and better prepare new graduates, particularly on the creative side, who are entering this industry. Mr. Satchu and Mr. Wiczyk are co-CEOs of MRC, a film and TV studio whose projects include Ted, 22 Jump Street, Furious 7, and House of Cards.

Mehta Summer Fellowship

The Mehta Summer Fellowship was established through the generosity of Neil Mehta. This fellowship will encourage MBA students and new graduates to seek employment opportunities in emerging markets. Mr. Mehta’s career has focused on growing human capital and improving society through investment and job creation. He is the founder of Greenoaks Capital and a cochairman of Greenoaks Global Holdings Ltd. Previously, he was based in Hong Kong and was responsible for Special Investments and Real Estate Investments in India, the Middle East, and Southeast Asia for Orient Property Group Ltd., a $2 billion affiliate of D.E. Shaw & Company. Mr. Mehta has served as an HBS FIELD 3 student team advisor and mentor and is an advisor to InK (TED India). A graduate of The London School of Economics, he is the son of Nitin Mehta, who earned his DBA at HBS in 1978.

Pedro Meira de Vasconcellos (MBA 2016) Fellowship

To celebrate the life and achievements of a remarkable young man, the Pedro Meira de Vasconcellos (MBA 2016) Fellowship was established in his memory by friends and HBS classmates. It will enable other outstanding students from Brazil to realize their dream of attending HBS and earning an MBA. Pedro Meira de Vasconcellos was an extraordinary student who cared deeply about service to others and wanted to make a difference in the world. He died of cancer during his second year at HBS, surrounded by friends and family, including his wife, Marcelle de Souza Gonçalves (MBA 2016). Pedro excelled throughout his academic career, and as a scholarship recipient himself during his undergraduate years, he understood the opportunities that financial aid provides. Prior to HBS, Pedro worked at McKinsey & Company, where his ultimate goal was to become the Brazilian Public and Social Services Practice Leader for the Northeast, working closely with governments and NGOs to help them develop the region and create value for society.

Frederick and Barbara Meyer MBA Fellowship

The Frederick and Barbara Meyer MBA Fellowship was established through the generosity of Barbara and Frederick R. Meyer (MBA 1958), in honor of Mr. Meyer's 50th Reunion. Mr. Meyer is the retired chairman, president, and CEO of Aladdin Industries. He was also employed by the Tyler Corporation from 1967 to 1986, ultimately serving as president and COO. Mr. Meyer earned a BSME with high distinction from Purdue University in 1949 and was a Baker Scholar at HBS. He served in the U.S. Army from 1953 to 1955. Mr. Meyer is an active leader and volunteer with many nonprofit organizations, including service as vice chairman of the board of the Cooper Institute, as a trustee at Austin College, and as a member of the U.S. Naval Academy board of visitors. In addition, Mr. Meyer has played a leading role in supporting local, state, and national political activities, including tenure as the chairman of the Republican National Committee's Victory 2000 effort. Mrs. Meyer is a 1951 graduate of Indiana University. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students.

Margaret and David Mgrublian (MBA 1986) Fellowship

The Margaret and David Mgrublian Fellowship was established through the generosity of Margaret and David G. Mgrublian (MBA 1986) in honor of Mr. Mgrublian's 25th Reunion. Under Mr. Mgrublian's leadership as CEO, IDS Real Estate Group is the largest privately held manager of commercial real estate in California. Previously, Mr. Mgrublian had a distinguished career as partner, marketing principal, and leasing agent with Trammell Crow Company. He is former alumni association president and current trustee at his alma mater, Claremont McKenna College, where he chairs the Building and Grounds Committee and serves on the Board Affairs, Academic Affairs, Capital Campaign, Research and Research Institutes, and Executive Committees. He was board chair at Westridge School and St. Mark's School and director of the Western Diocese Armenian Church Summer Camp. It is Mr. Mgrublian's hope that this fellowship will encourage students from his alma mater to pursue an MBA at HBS.

Sandy Montenegro-Littlefield (MBA 1989) Fellowship

The Sandy Montenegro-Littlefield Fellowship was established through the generosity of Sandy Montenegro-Littlefield (MBA 1989), in honor of her 20th Reunion and in memory of her husband, Jacques Mequet Littlefield. Ms. Montenegro- Littlefield came to HBS as a successful entrepreneur, having started the first loofah company in her native country of Guatemala. After graduating from HBS, she served as the worldwide director of strategy for Oracle Corporation and director of alliances at Siebel Systems, where she was responsible for the creation, development, and implementation of the Siebel Venture Capital Program. The mother of Jacques and Jeannik, Ms. Montenegro-Littlefield is committed to the welfare of children in Guatemala through her support of Helps International. She is a graduate of Rafael Landivar University and Fribourg University. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students from Central America, with preference given to students from Guatemala.

Ann S. Moore (MBA 1978) Fellowship

The Ann S. Moore Fellowship was established through the generosity of the Time Warner Foundation in honor of Ann S. Moore (MBA 1978), on the occasion of her retirement as chairman and CEO of Time Inc. Ms. Moore joined Time Inc. in 1978 and served in key positions at several publications, including founding publisher of Sports Illustrated for Kids in 1989. She was named publisher of People in 1991 and executive vice president of Time Inc. in 2001, ultimately becoming the first woman to lead the company in its 80-year history. Ms. Moore is a director of the Wallace Foundation, which supports arts, education, and out-of-school-time initiatives. She is a recognized speaker on business and women's issues. In 2006, she received HBS's highest honor, the Alumni Achievement Award, and she was selected to be the HBS Class Day Speaker in 2008. She holds a bachelor of science degree from Vanderbilt University. This fellowship is to be awarded to deserving MBA students who exemplify outstanding leadership skills in both corporate and civic activities.

Anthony D. Morgan (MBA 2001) Fellowship

The Anthony D. Morgan Fellowship was established through the generosity of Anthony Morgan (MBA 2001) on the occasion of his 15th Reunion. Morgan works at Onex Partners, managing its origination and due diligence efforts in Europe and leading its investment in Survitec Group. Prior to joining Onex, he was with the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board as a vice president in the principal investing group and a member of the private investments committee. Morgan holds a master’s in engineering from the University of Cambridge.

Howard D. Morgan (MBA 1988) Fellowship

The Howard D. Morgan Fellowship was established through the generosity of Howard D. Morgan (MBA 1988) in honor of his 25th Reunion. This fellowship will support the School’s efforts to make HBS accessible to the broadest range of talented students. Mr. Morgan is copresident of Castle Harlan and has been active in middle-market private equity for over 25 years. A graduate of Hamilton College, he is a director of the Alexander Hamilton Institute; the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation; the World Press Institute; and CHAMP Private Equity in Sydney, Australia (since its formation in 1999). Mr. Morgan also serves as treasurer of the Friends of the Garvan Institute of Medical Research. He was a director and an officer of the HBS Alumni Board from 2006 through 2011, and he serves on the board of the HBS Club of New York, of which he was chair from 2010 to 2014.

Michael Warren Morse (MBA 2007) Memorial Fellowship

The Michael Warren Morse Memorial Fellowship was established through the generosity of Richard Tyler Morse (MBA 2002) and Conor Bastable (MBA 2002) at the time of their 10th Reunion in memory of Tyler's brother, Michael Warren Morse (MBA 2007). Michael Morse was a man who embraced life to its fullest. His family was the light of his life, and he was an active volunteer who gave back to his New York City community. Tyler Morse is CEO of MCR Development, LLC. Mr. Bastable is a partner at Davidson Kempner Capital Management. Both serve on the Associates Council of Prep for Prep, which identifies and prepares promising students of color for placement at independent schools in the Northeast. It is the donors' hope that this fellowship will support MBA students from Michael Warren Morse's alma mater, the University of California, Berkeley.

Dean (MBA 1960) and LaVon Morton Fellowship

The Dean and LaVon Morton Fellowship was established through the generosity of LaVon and Dean Morton (MBA 1960), in honor of Dean's 50th Reunion. In his professional life, Mr. Morton has worked as an engineer, manager, and executive, serving as director, executive vice president, and COO of Hewlett- Packard during his 32-year tenure at the company. In retirement, he has served on a number of corporate and nonprofit boards. Mr. Morton has been an active member of the HBS community, including serving on the Board of Dean's Advisors. In 1992, he was given the highest honor awarded to alumni by the School, the HBS Alumni Achievement Award. Both Dean and LaVon Morton are graduates of Kansas State University. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students.

Melinda J. Mount (MBA 1987) Fellowship

The Melinda J. Mount Fellowship was established through the generosity of Melinda J. Mount (MBA 1987) in honor of her 25th Reunion. Ms. Mount is currently the corporate vice president and CFO of the Online Services Division at Microsoft. Previously, she has served as EVP and co-managing director of AOL UK, as vice president of corporate strategy and development at Time Warner, and as an investment banker with Morgan Stanley. Ms. Mount, a graduate of the University of Wisconsin–Madison, sits on the Board of Directors for that school's foundation and is an adviser to students in the Nicholas Center for Corporate Finance and Investment Banking. She is on the advisory board of the HBS Women's Student Association and the board of Rainier Scholars in Seattle. It is Ms. Mount's hope that this fellowship will encourage women to pursue an MBA at HBS.

Sumeet (MBA 2006) and Shivani Narang Fellowship

The Sumeet and Shivani Narang Fellowship was established by Sumeet Narang (MBA 2006) in honor of his 10th Reunion. This fellowship will support students from India. Sumeet cofounded Samara Capital in late 2006 and serves as its managing director. Samara Capital is an entrepreneurially run, India-focused private equity firm. The company invests in emerging Indian companies, which it defines as those businesses that are poised for rapid transformation, have a strong entrepreneurial management team, and exhibit a favorable industry context. Previously he worked for Goldman Sachs; Citigroup, India; and Fiat. He holds an undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology and a second MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow. The Narangs live in Mumbai with their two young children.

Alex Navab (MBA 1991) Fellowship

The Alex Navab Fellowship was established through the generosity of Alex Navab (MBA 1991) in honor of his 20th Reunion. Mr. Navab is cohead of North American Private Equity at KKR & Co. LP and heads the Media and Communications industry team in the United States. He also serves on the firm’s Investment and Management Committee. Mr. Navab played a significant role in the development of Borden, Intermedia Communications, KSL Recreation, Neway Anchorlok, Newsquest Media, The Nielsen Company, NuVox, PanAmSat, RELTEC, Tenovis, Visant, Yellow Pages Group, World Color Press, and Zhone Technologies. Prior to joining KKR, he was with James D. Wolfensohn Incorporated and Goldman Sachs. Mr. Navab serves on the Boards of Directors of The Nielsen Company and Visant. A graduate of Columbia College, he was a George F. Baker Scholar and Thomas M. and Edna E. Wolfe Award recipient at HBS. His desire to make the transformational HBS educational experience accessible to the broadest range of students inspired him to create this fellowship.

Pericles Navab (MBA 1996) and David Luttway (MBA 1996) Fellowship

The Pericles Navab and David Luttway Fellowship was established through the generosity of Pericles Navab (MBA 1996), and David Luttway (MBA 1996), in celebration of their 10th Reunion. Mr. Navab and Mr. Luttway are private investors focusing on middle market companies. They own and operate PITCO Foods, one of the leading wholesale cash-and-carry companies in the United States, serving grocery retailers and food-service operators. Having immigrated to the United States from Iran and France, respectively, Mr. Navab and Mr. Luttway strongly believe in supporting education through philanthropy. It is their preference that this endowed fund be awarded to deserving international MBA students with a background in retail, manufacturing, operations, or purchasing.

Nitin Nayar (MBA 2003) Fellowship

The Nitin Nayar Fellowship was established through the generosity of Nitin Nayar (MBA 2003) in honor of his 10th Reunion. Mr. Nayar, a graduate of Harvard College, is managing director of Warburg Pincus India Private Ltd. in Mumbai. He is involved in the affiliate’s investment advisory activities in India and evaluates opportunities in the technology and media sectors. Previously, he was business development manager for Epoch Partners, a boutique investment bank, and worked in the Technology Investment Banking Group at Merrill Lynch. Mr. Nayar’s abiding commitment to encourage and support students from India with a background or interest in social enterprise to pursue an MBA at HBS inspired him to create this fellowship.

Neissa (MBA 1990) Family Fellowship

The Neissa Family Fellowship was established through the generosity of James M. Neissa (MBA 1990) and Janet K. Neissa in honor of Mr. Neissa’s 25th Reunion. This fellowship will support students from Colombia or from the state of Texas. Mr. Neissa was raised in Colombia, and Mrs. Neissa grew up in Texas. Mr. Neissa served as an investment banker at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette and as joint global head of investment banking at UBS. Mr. and Mrs. Neissa are both graduates of the University of Texas at Austin. They are the parents of three sons.

Corinne H. Nevinny (MBA 1987) Entrepreneurial Fellowship

The Corinne H. Nevinny Entrepreneurial Fellowship was established through the generosity of Corinne Nevinny (MBA 1987) in honor of her 25th Reunion. Ms. Nevinny is a cofounder and general partner of LMNVC, LLC, a California-based venture capital firm that helps fund start-up companies, particularly those created or led by women that are clean-, green-, health-, wellness-, fitness-, and education-oriented. Prior to founding LMNVC, she held a number of executive positions at Edwards Lifesciences Corporation, including president of Global Operations and corporate vice president of Cardiac Surgery Systems and Vascular; president of Global Manufacturing and Operations; and treasurer and CFO. Previously, she was vice president and CFO of Tularik Inc. and executive director of the Health Care Group at Warburg Dillon Read LLC. She is a graduate of Stanford University. Ms. Nevinny hopes that this fellowship will make the transformational HBS educational experience accessible to the broadest range of students.

Shawn P. O'Connor (MBA 2006) LGBT Fellowship

The Shawn P. O’Connor LGBT Fellowship was established by Shawn O'Connor (MBA 2006) in honor of his 10th Reunion. This fellowship is intended to support the LGBT community and foster a positive environment for all students. O'Connor is the founder and presenting sponsor of the New Hampshire LGBT Film Festival, which will launch in 2017. He is also the first openly LGBT candidate to run for Congress in New Hampshire. O'Connor has long supported local and national LGBT advocacy organizations, such as the Human Rights Campaign, and has done pro bono legal representation for Immigration Equality, supporting LGBT and HIV-positive immigrants seeking asylum in the United States. He received his undergraduate degree in international politics and Latin American studies at Georgetown University, as well as a law degree from Harvard Law School. O'Connor was a leader in the LGBT organizations at Georgetown, Harvard Law School, and HBS.

Joachim Ogland (MBA 2001) and Graziela Cajado-Ogland (MBA 2001) Fellowship

The Joachim Ogland and Graziela Cajado-Ogland Fellowship was established through the generosity of Joachim and Graziela Cajado-Ogland (both MBA 2001) on the occasion of their 15th Reunion. Mr. Ogland is a senior partner with BC Partners in London, which he joined in 2003. Previously, he worked at Morgan Stanley Capital Partners in London and McKinsey & Company in Oslo. He graduated from MIT with a BS in mechanical engineering. Mrs. Cajado-Ogland is partnerships director at Save the Children. She has also worked at American Express Europe in London and JPMorgan in New York and São Paulo. She received her undergraduate degree from Fundação Getúlio Vargas in São Paulo. Mr. Ogland and Mrs. Cajado-Ogland live in London with their three children.

Robert (MBA 1999) and Eileen O’Leary Fellowship

The Robert and Eileen O’Leary Fellowship was established through the generosity of Robert O’Leary (MBA 1999) in honor of his 15th Reunion. This fund will support students with experience in the nonprofit sector. A magna cum laude graduate of Pomona College, Mr. O’Leary is managing director and co-portfolio manager of Oaktree Capital Management, LP. Prior to joining Oaktree in 2002, he held positions with McKinsey & Company and Orion Partners. He has served on the board of Aleris International, Inc., since 2011.

Colonel Norman E. Oram (MBA 1962) Scholarship

The Colonel Norman E. Oram Scholarship was established through a generous bequest from Marie-Louise Saint-Laux Oram in honor of her husband, Colonel Norman E. Oram (MBA 1962). Col. Oram had a long and distinguished career in the Air Force, which led him to the Air Force Academy at Colorado Springs, where he was on the original faculty. Before retiring, he managed INTGRA Houston, a school for Japanese businessmen. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students.

Alex Otto (MBA 1994) Fellowship

The Alex Otto Fellowship was established through the generosity of Alex Otto (MBA 1994) in honor of his 20th Reunion. This fellowship will encourage students from Germany, Mr. Otto’s home country, to pursue an MBA at HBS. Born in Hamburg, Mr. Otto earned his international baccalaureate at Oxford and then graduated from Harvard University and HBS. He joined ECE, a European market leader in the shopping center sector, in 1994 and was appointed CEO in 2000. Mr. Otto serves on the boards of the Otto Group, Sonae Sierra Brasil, and DES Deutsche EuroShop AG, and he is a member of the Advisory Board of Peek & Cloppenburg KG in Dusseldorf. He chairs the International Council of Shopping Centres Europe and is a board member of the HBS Foundation of Germany. Additionally, he is the initiator and chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Lebendige Stadt (“vibrant city”) Foundation, whose mission is to revitalize Europe’s city centers, and of the Alexander Otto Sportstiftung Foundation, which funds youth sports in Hamburg.

Emil J. Pansky (MBA 1949) Fund

The Emil J. Pansky Fund was established through a generous bequest from Emil J. Pansky (MBA 1949). Mr. Pansky passed away in January 2007 at the age of 86. Born in 1921, he was raised in New York City. He received his bachelors and masters degrees from Cooper Union College, followed by his MBA from HBS. He worked at Ford Motor Company and at Republic Aviation during and after World War II before creating his own very successful businesses in Oakland, California, and Santa Clara, California. Mr. Pansky and his wife, Billie, were avid tennis players and world travelers, and Mr. Pansky was also very active in fundraising efforts on behalf of HBS. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students.

Dena Parker (MBA 1999) Fellowship

The Dena Parker Fellowship was established through the generosity of Dena Parker (MBA 1999) in honor of her 15th Reunion. It is Ms. Parker’s hope that this fellowship will sustain the School’s need-blind admission policy and encourage new graduates to make broader career choices based on their desired impact rather than their debts. Ms. Parker is CFO of Sound Physicians, a leading hospitalist organization focused on performance management of hospital and inpatient health care delivery. She has 25 years of financial management experience in multiple health care segments, including serving as CFO and EVP of the respiratory division of Apria Healthcare. Ms. Parker is an active supporter of organizations focused on children, education, and homelessness, including 44 Women for Children, the Boys & Girls Clubs of South Puget Sound, and Catholic Community Services.

Parker (MBA 1991, MBA 1990) Family Goldman Sachs Scholars–US Veterans Fund

The Parker Family Goldman Sachs Scholars–US Veterans Fund was established through the generosity of Paul G. Parker (MBA 1990) and Andrea J. Hagan (MBA 1991). This fellowship will provide financial aid to students who are US veterans. Mr. Parker is co-chairman of global mergers and acquisitions at Goldman Sachs and is a member of the investment banking senior leadership group there. He received a BA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he currently serves on its board of visitors. Ms. Hagan is managing director and member of the investment committee at Flexis Capital. She was also a managing director at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. She received a BS in Accounting magna cum laude from the University of Denver. Mr. Parker and Ms. Hagan met at HBS in 1989 and were married in 1993. They reside in New York with their three daughters.

Kevin S. (MBA 1987) and Erica J. Penn Fellowship

The Kevin S. and Erica J. Penn Fellowship was established through the generosity of Kevin S. Penn (MBA 1987) in honor of his 25th Reunion. Mr. Penn is managing director at American Securities. Previously, he founded and led ACI Capital Co., LLC, and was EVP and chief investment officer for a family investment office, First Spring Corporation. Mr. Penn currently serves as a director of Healthy Directions, Cornhusker Energy, and Presidio Network Solutions. He is an overseer for the design school at his alma mater, the University of Pennsylvania, and a board member at the Mount Sinai Hospital Department of Medicine. Mr. Penn's belief in giving back to institutions that have had an impact on his life inspired him to create this fellowship, and it is his hope that those who receive it will be inspired to give back to HBS in the future.

Piacsek (MBA 1996) Family Fellowship

The Piacsek Family Fellowship was established through the generosity of Monica and Walter G. Piacsek Jr. (MBA 1996) in honor of their children, Gabriel and Maria Emilia. It is intended to encourage all children to value education and the act of giving. Mr. Piacsek serves as executive vice president for Banco Votorantim, and he also serves on the board of Brazil's leading NGO for public education, Instituto Ayrton Senna. Mr. and Mrs. Piacsek are both graduates of Fundação Getúlìo Vargas in Brazil. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students from Brazil with an interest in education and nonprofits.

Pincus (MBA 1993) Family Fellowship

The Pincus Family Fellowship was established through the generosity of Mark Pincus (MBA 1993) in honor of his 20th Reunion. Mr. Pincus is chief product officer and chairman of Zynga Inc., which he founded to connect the world through games such as FarmVille and Words with Friends. His nonprofit organization, Zynga.org, is dedicated to using social games for social good. He previously started Tribe.net, one of the first social networks; Support.com; and FreeLoader, the first web-based consumer push company. Alison Pincus, Mr. Pincus’s wife, is cofounder and chief partnership officer of One Kings Lane. She has held digital marketing and business development positions at The Walt Disney Company, NBC, and Hachette Filipacchi. Ms. Pincus serves on the boards of San Francisco’s Contemporary Jewish Museum and the Aspen Art Museum. It is the Pincuses’ hope that this fellowship will make the transformational HBS educational experience accessible to talented underrepresented student populations.

Maurice E. Pinto (MBA 1960) Fellowship

The Maurice E. Pinto Fellowship was established through the generosity of Maurice E. Pinto (MBA 1960), in honor of his 50th Reunion. Mr. Pinto is chief executive of Priory Investments Ltd. in London, a firm he founded in 1990, which specializes in buying small- and medium-sized businesses. After graduating from HBS, he joined Pinto & Co., an investment firm operated by his family, before co-founding Sea Containers Inc., which leased freight containers. Mr. Pinto is a graduate of Yale University and served as a lieutenant in the U.S. Army. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students who are veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces.

Mark B. Plunkett (MBA 2002) Fellowship

The Mark B. Plunkett Fellowship was established through the generosity of Mark B. Plunkett (MBA 2002), in celebration of his 5th Reunion. Mr. Plunkett currently works for Atlas Capital, a hedge fund based in Dallas. A dedicated supporter of the School, he has served as the Class of 2002 fundraising co-chair since graduation and was an active member of The Campaign for Harvard Business School Fellowship Advisory Board. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students from Texas or Arkansas.

Teresa and Byron Pollitt (MBA 1977) Fellowship

The Teresa and Byron Pollitt Fellowship was established with a gift from Teresa and Byron Pollitt (MBA 1977) in honor of Byron’s 40th Reunion. This fellowship will support veterans of the US military. Teresa spent a 15-year career as a security analyst with the investment counsel firm Scudder Stevens & Clark. She has served on the National Board of the National Charity League and held numerous volunteer leadership positions supporting Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, the Junior League, and the public schools that educated the couple’s three daughters. She earned an MBA from the University of Southern California and the Chartered Financial Analyst credential. Byron began his career at McKinsey & Company. He served as CFO for Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, Gap, and Visa, where he helped lead the then-largest IPO in US history in terms of money raised. Now retired, he serves on the board of Voya Financial and as a member of the Finance Commission of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.

Alex Popa (MBA 2007) Fellowship

The Alex Popa Fellowship was established through the generosity of Alex Popa (MBA 2007) in honor of his 5th Reunion. Mr. Popa is a vice president of Capital Research Global Investors in its Los Angeles office, with research and investment responsibilities in the financial and transportation industries. Previously, he held several positions in the government of Romania, including the prime minister's adviser for economic affairs and later secretary of state, heading the Agency for Foreign Investments. Mr. Popa is a graduate of Stanford University. His personal aspiration and interest in life sciences was an area of great interest to his late mother, and he created this MBA fellowship in her memory.

Popa (MBA 2007) Family Fellowship

The Popa Family Fellowship, established through a planned gift, was directed by Alex Popa (MBA 2007) in honor of his 10th Reunion. His motivation behind creating this fellowship stems from his personal aspirations and interest in life sciences, an area of great interest shared by his late mother. It is Popa’s hope that this fellowship will encourage men and women from Romania to pursue an MBA at HBS. Popa is a portfolio manager at Capital Research Global Investors in their Los Angeles office. Prior to attending HBS, he held several positions in the Romanian Government, including serving as the Prime Minister’s advisor for economic affairs and later Secretary of State and heading the Agency for Foreign Investments. Popa holds degrees from Stanford University in economics, management science, and engineering.

Program for Management Development Fellowship

The Program for Management Development (PMD) Fellowship was established through the generosity of PMD alumni. PMD equipped participants with the insight and foresight to become outstanding general managers- and with the ability to translate their learning into courses of action for their companies. It has been succeeded by the Program for Leadership Development (PLD). It is the donors' hope that this fellowship will provide a lasting legacy for future generations interested in management and leadership programs at HBS. This fund is to be awarded to deserving participants in PLD or that program's successor.

Sherry D. and Brian E. Ramsay (MBA 1997) Fellowship

The Sherry D. and Brian E. Ramsay Fellowship was established through the generosity of Sherry D. and Brian E. Ramsay (MBA 1997) in honor of Mr. Ramsay's 15th Reunion. Mr. Ramsay became a partner of Littlejohn & Co. three years after joining the firm. Previously, he spent five years with GE Capital, where he worked in both the financial management and strategic planning areas, supporting several major GE businesses. As a manager in the Strategic Planning group, he focused on acquisition analysis and project management. Mr. Ramsay is a graduate of the University of Virginia. It is the Ramsays' hope that this fellowship will encourage students in environmental industries to pursue an MBA at HBS.

Thomas Rattigan (MBA 1962) Endowed Fund

The Thomas Rattigan Endowed Fund was established through the generosity of Thomas J. Rattigan (MBA 1962), and his wife, Jane. Mr. Rattigan is a retired corporate executive, consultant, and private investor. He currently lives in Florida. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students.

William Ready (MBA 2006) Fellowship

The William Ready Fellowship was established through the generosity of Bill Ready (MBA 2006) on the occasion of his 10th Reunion. Through this fellowship, Ready hopes to support first-generation college students. As PayPal’s chief operating officer, Ready is responsible for the company’s end-to-end customer experiences including PayPal’s global products and technology. He came to PayPal in 2013 with the acquisition of Braintree, where, as CEO, he and his team fueled the mobile commerce revolution by building one of the most innovative and influential startups in the payments industry. Ready holds a BS in information systems and finance from the University of Louisville.

Professor Henry B. Reiling Fellowship

The Professor Henry B. Reiling Fellowship was established through the generosity of Samuel M. Mencoff (MBA 1981) and Gregory W. Wendt (MBA 1987) in recognition of Professor Henry ("Hank") Reiling's (MBA 1962) personal mentorship and many contributions to the interface of law, finance, and accounting. Professor Reiling was responsible for the MBA elective Tax Factors in Business Decisions and chaired the committee that created the required course Leadership and Corporate Accountability. In HBS Executive Education, he was faculty chair for Strategic Finance for Smaller Businesses and Finance for Senior Executives. Mr. Mencoff is a founding partner and co-CEO of Madison Dearborn Partners. He serves on a number of boards, including that of his alma mater, Brown University. Mr. Wendt is a portfolio manager and investment analyst for Capital Research and Management Company. He is a trustee of his alma mater, the University of Chicago. It is the donors' hope that this MBA fellowship will celebrate Professor Reiling and the transforming educational experience of HBS.

Andrew C. (MBA 2003) and Elizabeth S. (MBA 2003) Right Fellowship for US Armed Forces Members

The Andrew C. and Elizabeth S. Right Fellowship for US Armed Forces Members was established through the generosity of Andrew Curtis Right (MBA 2003) and Elizabeth (“Zibby”) Schwarzman Right (MBA 2003). This fellowship will support students who have served in the US Armed Forces. A graduate of Princeton University and a Baker Scholar at HBS, Mr. Right is founder and managing partner of Cherry Lane Capital. Prior to founding Cherry Lane, he was in the infrastructure investment group within the merchant banking division at Goldman Sachs. Mrs. Right, a graduate of Yale University and HBS, is a full-time mother of four and a freelance writer. She has contributed to numerous publications, including Marie Claire, Redbook, Shape, and Self, and she coauthored a nonfiction, fashion/fitness book, Your Perfect Fit. She also helped launch a daily deal site for moms, GaggleofChicks.com, founded by two HBS graduates. Mrs. Right is on the board of the Mount Sinai Parenting Center and on the Library Council of the New York Public Library. Mr. and Mrs. Right both serve on the Museum Advisory Council of the American Museum of Natural History.

Hilppa A.K. and Joe L. Roby (MBA 1967) Fellowship

The Hilppa A.K. and Joe L. Roby Fellowship was established with a gift from Hilppa and Joe Roby (MBA 1967) in honor of Joe’s 50th Reunion. In awarding the fellowship, preference will be given to students from Finland, Hilppa’s birthplace, or graduates of Vanderbilt University, Joe’s alma mater. Hilppa was educated at Helsinki University and Madrid University and is a longstanding trustee of the American-Scandinavian Foundation in NYC. She previously worked as a conference officer at the United Nations. After graduating from Vanderbilt, Joe was an officer in the US Navy. He had a distinguished career at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette (DLJ) and was ultimately named the firm’s president and CEO. He became chairman of Credit Suisse First Boston after its acquisition of DLJ. At HBS, the Robys were members of the Board of Dean’s Advisors from 1999 to 2005. Joe previously created a memorial fellowship at HBS in honor of his late wife, Elizabeth Linscott Shute Roby (MBA 1967), which supports women MBA students.

Collin Roche (MBA 2000) Fellowship

The Collin Roche Fellowship was established through the generosity of Collin E. Roche (MBA 2000), in honor of his 10th Reunion. Mr. Roche was a Baker Scholar and Henry Ford II Scholar at HBS, and has been a leader in his 5th and 10th Reunion Campaigns as a major gift chair. Currently a principal at GTCR, a Chicago-based private equity firm, he joined the firm in 1996 and returned after receiving his MBA. Mr. Roche also worked as an associate at EVEREN Securities and an analyst at Goldman Sachs & Co. A graduate of Williams College, he resides with his family in the suburbs of Chicago. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students from the United States who have overcome economic and other adversity.

Joel Schiavone (MBA 1961) Fellowship

The Joel Schiavone Fellowship was established through the generosity of Joel Schiavone (MBA 1961). A life-long entrepreneur, Mr. Schiavone has created and run more than 120 different businesses in varied industries including cable television, transportation, sports teams, restaurants and nightclubs primarily based in his hometown of New Haven, CT. He currently runs three businesses that are aiming to revitalize and develop the city. Additionally, he serves as the director of the National Interstate Insurance Company based out of Ohio, and is the former president of the Young Presidents' Organization. Mr. Schiavone holds an undergraduate degree from Yale University. He is an active volunteer and supporter of numerous nonprofit organizations, and is also a professional musician and a member of the Banjo Hall of Fame. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students who are graduates of Yale University.

Erik Seiersen (MBA 1996) Fellowship

The Erik Seiersen Fellowship was established through the generosity of Fredo Arias-King (MBA 1996) to honor Erik Seiersen (MBA 1996) as a friend and mentor. This fellowship will support students from Mexico. Seiersen has broad experience in senior management, strategy, marketing, and distribution. He is currently managing director of Diageo Mexico. Previously, he served as general manager of Brink’s Mexico and held several key positions in Cadbury Adams Mexico. Seiersen has further experience in the spirits industry and in finance.

Veronica Allende Serra (MBA 1997) Fellowship

The Veronica Allende Serra Fellowship was established through the generosity of Veronica Allende Serra (MBA 1997) in honor of her 15th Reunion. Ms. Serra is the founding partner of Pacific Investments, with 17 years of experience making private equity and venture capital investments. She currently manages Innova Capital, an investment partnership focused on early-stage, high-growth equity investments in companies such as ClearSale and Blue Interactive. Before launching Pacific, she helped establish a series of technology companies, including Patagon.com in Brazil, and also a holding that owned stakes in Mercado Libre and Wanako Games. Ms. Serra previously ran the office for Latin American investments for International Real Returns LLC and was vice president of Leucadia National Corporation. A member of numerous corporate boards, she also sits on the nonprofit boards of iSmart Foundation (education), Instituto Sidarta (education), and Endeavor Global and is a member of the Group of Fifty (G-50). Ms. Serra is a graduate of Escola Panamericana de Arte and holds a law degree from the University of São Paulo. It is Ms. Serra’s hope that this fellowship will encourage women and students from Brazil and Latin America to pursue an MBA at HBS.

V. Seshamani Fellowship

The V. Seshamani Fellowship was established through the generosity of Divya Seshamani (MBA 2004) and Ivan Stoyanov (MBA 2004) in honor of their 10th Reunion. This fellowship, named for Viswanath Seshamani (1944–2013), a Singaporean business professor and philanthropist, will support students from Southeast Asia. Ms. Seshamani is managing partner of Greensphere Capital, a middle-market private equity firm focusing on sustainable technology and infrastructure investments. Educated at Oxford University prior to attending HBS, Ms. Seshamani has held several directorships in companies in the United States and United Kingdom and was elected for the maximum two consecutive terms on the Council of the Royal Institute of International Affairs. Mr. Stoyanov is a director at European Capital, a middle-market private equity investor based in London. He previously worked for McKinsey & Company and UBS. Also a graduate of Oxford, Mr. Stoyanov earned a BA (with first-class honors) in politics, philosophy, and economics. He was a Baker Scholar at HBS.

Professor Benson P. Shapiro (MBA 1965) WPO/CEO Fellowship

The Professor Benson P. Shapiro WPO/CEO Fellowship was established through the generosity of a group of alumni of the WPO/CEO executive programs at HBS in recognition of Professor Shapiro's contributions to the programs. The programs are offered annually to members of the Young Presidents' Organization, World Presidents' Organization, and Chief Executive Organization. Professor Benson P. Shapiro (MBA 1965), is a well-known authority on marketing strategy and sales management with particular interests in pricing, product line planning, and marketing organization. He is the Malcolm P. McNair Professor of Marketing Emeritus at HBS, where he taught fulltime from 1970 to 1997. Since 1997, he has concentrated his professional time on consulting, speeches, boards of directors, and writing. He continues to teach at Harvard, and in the recent past has taught in several executive programs. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students.

Shashank (MBA 2004) and Maithili Singh Fellowship

The Shashank and Maithili Singh Fellowship was established through the generosity of Shashank Singh (MBA 2004) in honor of his 10th Reunion. This fellowship will support students from India, particularly those who have demonstrated an interest or background in entrepreneurship. Mr. Singh believes that young entrepreneurs will be at the heart of the future growth of the Indian economy and in improving the well-being of society as a whole. He is a partner and head of Apax Partners India, a branch of the global private equity firm focused on long-term investments across sectors. He serves on the boards of IGATE, GlobalLogic, and Greatship India, and he is a Trustee of the Apax Foundation and Dasra. Mr. Singh earned a BA with distinction from St. Stephen’s College (University of Delhi) and a first-class MA in economics from Cambridge University. He was named a Baker Scholar upon graduating from HBS. Mr. Singh and his wife, Maithili, have two young children and live in Mumbai.

Anne H. and Richard M. Silven (MBA 1962) Fellowship

The Anne H. and Richard M. Silven Fellowship was established through the generosity of Anne H. and Richard M. Silven (MBA 1962). The Silvens met at HBS, where Mrs. Silven worked in the Office of Admissions. A former US Army captain, Mr. Silven, after a corporate career, founded Silven & Co., which acquired a multinational company that he ran as chairman and CEO until its sale. The Silvens were active in numerous nonprofit organizations, including Habitat for Humanity, the Episcopal Church, the Junior League, and several yacht clubs. Mr. Silven was a founding board member at Common Good Ventures, dedicated to improving the operating performance and results of nonprofits in Maine. The Silvens' desire to support officers of the US Armed Forces and engineers inspired them to create this MBA fellowship.

Pawan (MBA 2005) and Mallika (MBA 2005) Singh Fellowship

The Pawan and Mallika Singh Fellowship was established through the generosity of Pawan Singh (MBA 2005) and Mallika Singh (MBA 2005) in honor of their 5th Reunion. Mr. Singh began his career with Bain Capital and is currently principal at the Mumbai office, which he helped to open in 2008. Ms. Singh is principal at the philanthropic firm Omidyar Network. She served as the first country head for Endeavor India, a global nonprofit organization whose support of high-impact entrepreneurs enables economic growth in emerging markets. Mr. and Ms. Singh are graduates of Harvard College and Smith College, respectively. They live in Mumbai. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students who have worked for a nonprofit in India or elsewhere and students from India.

Carl S. (MBA 1960) and Toby M. Sloane Fellowship

The Carl S. and Toby M. Sloane Fellowship was established through the generosity of Toby and Carl Sloane (MBA 1960). Carl Sloane is the Ernest L. Arbuckle Professor of Business Administration, Emeritus, at HBS. Prior to joining the School’s faculty, Professor Sloane spent 30 years in management consulting, the last 20 with the firm he cofounded, Temple, Barker & Sloane Inc., and its successor, Mercer Management Consulting, as chairman and CEO. At HBS, he was a member of the Visiting Committee, fund chair, president of the Alumni Association, and chair of his 25th Reunion. In addition, he was a member of the Committee on University Resources and chairman of both the Harvard-Radcliffe Hillel Foundation and the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He is a graduate of Harvard College. It is the Sloanes’ hope that this fellowship will support MBA students from the State of Israel who have served in the Israel Defense Forces.

Robert A. (MBA 1985) and Dana Weiss Smith Fellowship

The Robert A. Smith and Dana Weiss Smith Fellowship was established through the generosity of Robert (MBA 1985) and Dana Weiss Smith. This fellowship will support MBA students from Boston and Greater New England who have a background or interest in entrepreneurship or working at a social enterprise organization. Rob Smith is a founding partner of Castanea Partners, a private equity firm, and previously the former co-CEO of Harcourt General, co-CEO and president of the Neiman Marcus Group, and president of General Cinema Companies. Dana Weiss Smith’s professional and volunteer experience is focused on improving the quality of life for Boston’s families. Her past professional experience includes work at the Boston Housing Authority, Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston, and the City of Boston. She completed her undergraduate degree at Tufts University, with honors, and her master’s in education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. The Smiths are trustees of Facing History and Ourselves as well as the Richard and Susan Smith Family Foundation. They live in Wellesley with their three children.

Dr. Whaijen Soo Fellowship

The Dr. Whaijen Soo Fellowship was established by Jevan Soo (MBA 2011) on the occasion of his 5th Reunion and in honor of his father, Dr. Whaijen Soo. After receiving his MD and PhD, Dr. Soo pursued a 30-year career in pharmaceuticals and biotech at Roche, Biogen Idec, and Shire, helping to bring innovative and lifesaving drugs to cancer, HIV/AIDS, hepatitis, and multiple sclerosis patients around the world. He passed away in 2014 from lymphoma and is remembered by his son as a curious and lifelong learner who particularly loved visiting HBS classes and watching the case method in action. In honor of Dr. Soo, this fellowship will support students who hold or are pursuing a medical degree.

Squires (MBA 1983) Family Fellowship

The Squires Family Fellowship was established through the generosity of Richard and Pam Squires in honor of Mr. Squires’s 30th Reunion. Mr. Squires (MBA 1983) is a founding partner of SPI Holdings, LLC, a real estate company with nationwide holdings, where he serves as managing director. He is also a founder of Delos Shipping and Lennox Capital Partners, LLC, and a trustee of the St. Mark’s School of Texas. Mr. and Mrs. Squires established this fellowship to support future generations of HBS students from their undergraduate alma maters, Pennsylvania State University and Bowling Green State University, as well as students from their home state of Texas, primarily from the Dallas-area.

Anusha Srinivasan (MBA 2005) and Alexander Reiss Fellowship

The Anusha Srinivasan and Alexander Reiss Fellowship was established through the generosity of Anusha Srinivasan (MBA 2005) and Alexander Reiss to honor their parents, Dr. Indravathi Srinivasan and Mr. S. Srinivasan, and Mrs. Somjai Reiss and Mr. Otto Reiss. This fellowship will support deserving students from India, Thailand, and Germany. A graduate of the University of Bridgeport and HBS, Anusha Srinivasan is a vice president at Fidelity Prime Services, where she introduces hedge funds to institutional investors. She previously held positions at Cantor Fitzgerald, Credit Suisse, Booz Allen Hamilton, and JP Morgan Chase. Alexander Reiss, an M&T program graduate of the Wharton School and Penn Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania, is currently a vice president in the fixed income division at Goldman Sachs. Prior to this position, he was a portfolio manager at Blackrock.

Laura Warner and Carl Stanton (MBA 1995) Fellowship

The Laura Warner and Carl Stanton Fellowship was established through the generosity of Laura Warner and Carl Stanton (MBA 1995), in honor of his 15th Reunion. Mr. Stanton, an accomplished private equity investor, serves as a managing partner of Wellspring Capital Management. A dedicated HBS alumnus, he has successfully led his class fundraising efforts at its 10th and 15th Reunions. Mr. Stanton and Ms. Warner are both graduates of the University of Alabama. This fund is to be awarded to graduates of the University of Alabama, students from Alabama, and students from the Southeast.

Craig Stapleton (MBA 1970) Fellowship

The Craig Stapleton Fellowship was established through the generosity of Walker Stapleton (MBA 2003), in honor of his father, Craig, and his 5th Reunion. Craig Roberts Stapleton (MBA 1970), has served as Ambassador to France from 2005 to 2009. Previously, he served as Ambassador to the Czech Republic from 2001 to 2004. Ambassador Stapleton was president of Marsh and McLennan Real Estate Advisors of New York from 1982 to 2001. He was also a partner of President George W. Bush in the ownership of the Texas Rangers baseball team from 1989 to 1998. Ambassador Stapleton served on the board of the Peace Corps under President George H. W. Bush. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students with a U.S. military or U.S. government service background.

Su (MBA 2010) Family Fellowship

The Su Family Fellowship was established through the generosity of Jeffrey Su (MBA 2010) in honor of his 5th Reunion. It is his hope that this fellowship will support students whose families are from Asia. Following HBS, Su spent four years at Ziff Brothers Investments evaluating public equities in a variety of different sectors. In 2014, he cofounded Crescent Park Management with his team from Ziff Brothers, launching with several hundred million dollars under management. In his role as a partner at Crescent Park, Su evaluates long/short public equity investments spanning all sectors and geographies.

Jesse I. Sung (MBA 1931) Fellowship

The Jesse I. Sung Fellowship was established through the generosity of Susan C. Sung in memory of her husband, Jesse I. Sung (MBA 1931). This fellowship will help to ensure that the transformational educational experience of HBS is made accessible to the broadest range of talented students. After obtaining his MBA from HBS, Mr. Sung devoted much of his professional life to establishing and developing the Asian sugar commodity market. He lived in China and the United States with his wife and was active in mentoring young people who showed talent in business.

Rupa (MBA 2007) and Sahil Tak Fellowship

The Rupa and Sahil Tak Fellowship was established through the generosity of Rupa Tak (MBA 2007) in honor of her 5th Reunion. Ms. Tak moved to Wisconsin with her husband, Sahil, and their two children when the family business, ST Paper, LLC, acquired a paper mill in Oconto Falls. The Tak family's love for the heartland inspires them to want to enrich their community in every way possible. Their desire to pay it forward to fellow residents of Wisconsin led them to create this MBA fellowship.

Tarrant (MBA 1985) Family Fellowship

The Tarrant Family Fellowship was established through the generosity of Jeffrey Tarrant (MBA 1985) in honor of his 25th Reunion. Mr. Tarrant is co-founder, chief executive officer and chief investment officer of Protégé Partners LLC. Prior to founding Protégé, he managed institutional size alternative investments for private family fortunes. In 1996, Mr. Tarrant founded Altvest, one of the hedge fund industry's largest database and analytics systems. Mr. Tarrant is a director of ARK US, the U.S. affiliate of Absolute Return for Kids, a U.K. based charity with a mission to transform the lives of children. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students.

Colin Taylor (MBA 1990) and Family Fellowship

The Colin Taylor and Family Fellowship was established through the generosity of Colin Taylor (MBA 1990) in honor of his 25th Reunion. This fellowship will enable the School to attract students from the around the world regardless of their economic circumstances. Mr. Taylor is the founder and managing partner of aPriori Capital Partners, a private equity fund manager that focuses on middle-market leveraged buyouts in the United States and Europe. His previous work experience includes roles at Credit Suisse as well as IBM Corporation. Mr. Taylor is based in London and holds a bachelor of commerce from Queen’s University in Canada.

Navin Thukkaram (MBA 2003) Fellowship

The Navin Thukkaram Fellowship was established through the generosity of Navin Thukkaram (MBA 2003), in honor of his 5th Reunion. Mr. Thukkaram is a private investor. Previously, Mr. Thukkaram was a director in the Private Equity group of Vulcan Capital, the investment firm of Paul G. Allen, Microsoft co-founder. While at Vulcan, he served on the board of directors of Vulcan Energy Corporation (formerly Plains Resources Inc.) and Vulcan Resources Florida (formerly Calumet Florida). Prior to Vulcan, Mr. Thukkaram was a member of JLL Partners, a New York-based private equity firm, and Lazard, the global investment bank. He serves as co-chairman of the Seattle chapter of the American India Foundation and is a Fellow of the U.S.-Japan Leadership Program. Mr. Thukkaram holds a BSE, cum laude, from Princeton University. He is originally from Northbrook, Illinois, and is an avid golfer. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students from Illinois.

Clemente C. Tiampo (MBA 1953) and Pilar R. Tiampo Fellowship

The Clemente C. Tiampo and Pilar R. Tiampo Fellowship was established through the generosity of their son, James J. Tiampo (MBA 1987), and his wife, Kristy F. Tiampo, in celebration of Jim Tiampo’s 25th Reunion. After graduating from HBS, Clemente Tiampo (MBA 1953) returned to the Philippines, where he started a successful brokerage firm and held a seat on the Manila Stock Exchange. Later, he and his wife immigrated to the United States to start a family, and Clemente Tiampo went on to found the investment firm Equity Associates Inc. Jim Tiampo is president of Verbier Management Corp., an investment management company specializing in small enterprises and real estate, and Kristy Tiampo is a professor of geophysics at the University of Western Ontario. The couple met while studying civil engineering at Tufts University. It is their hope that this fellowship honoring Clemente and Pilar Tiampo will make the transformational HBS educational experience accessible to the broadest range of talented students.

Marvin S. Traub (MBA 1949) Fellowship

The Marvin S. Traub Fellowship was established through the generosity of Mr. Traub’s widow, Lee L. Traub; his friend, Scott D. Malkin (MBA 1983); his company, TRAUB; and others who honor his memory through their support of this fellowship. The fellowship will encourage students with an interest in retail or fashion to pursue an MBA at HBS. Mr. Traub served as president and CEO of Bloomingdale’s for 22 years and also founded Marvin Traub Associates, now known as TRAUB. A deeply loyal and engaged graduate of the famous MBA Class of 1949, Mr. Traub served both his class and the School in numerous volunteer roles over the years and was a generous supporter of HBS. Honored with the 2010 HBS Alumni Achievement Award in recognition of his many personal and professional accomplishments, Mr. Traub was a pioneer in the retail and fashion industries who is remembered for his foresight about globalization, his commitment to mentoring, and his entrepreneurial spirit.

Joseph F. Trustey (MBA 1990) Memorial Fellowship

The Joseph F. Trustey Memorial Fellowship was established through the generosity of friends, family, and colleagues of Joe Trustey. Just one week prior to his tragic death, Mr. Trustey discussed his desire to honor those who served our country by creating a scholarship at HBS. As an undergraduate at the University of Notre Dame, Mr. Trustey was the recipient of an Army ROTC scholarship, and he served in the Army for four years prior to HBS. He had a passion for making education available to deserving students who might not otherwise be able to undertake the financial obligations. This fellowship fund will carry forth his desire to provide a meaningful and life-changing education to such deserving students who have so honorably served in any branch of the United States military.

Tull Family Fellowship

The Tull Family Fellowship was established with a gift from Alba and Thomas Tull. This fellowship will support students who are the first in their family to go to college. Thomas serves as chairman and CEO of Legendary Entertainment, a leading media company with film, television and digital, and comics divisions. He also invests in life science, media, and technology companies through his private fund, Tull Ventures. He serves on the board of directors of Hamilton College, Carnegie Mellon University, the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, the National Football Foundation, the San Diego Zoo, and the Smithsonian Institution. He is part of the six-time Super Bowl champion Pittsburgh Steelers ownership group. Alba, based in Los Angeles, is a multi-disciplined fine art gallery and commercial photographer and film director. She is currently at work on a photography book in partnership with Guillermo del Toro designed to capture the tragic beauty in historic and sacred resting places around the world. Alba is also a board member of the Jackie Robinson Foundation and the Rhett Syndrome Research Trust.

Robb E. (MBA 1990) and Lydia A. Turner "Soldier to Citizen" Fellowship

The Robb E. and Lydia A. Turner “Soldier to Citizen” Fellowship was endowed through the generosity of Robb (MBA 1990) and Lydia Turner to honor their commitment of supporting former active-duty Army officers and to further the officers’ transition to civilian careers. This fellowship will make the educational experience of HBS accessible to exceptionally qualified students who have served in the United States Army, particularly those who are graduates of the United States Military Academy, West Point. Mr. Turner cofounded ArcLight Capital Partners, LLC, a leading energy investment firm, and is a graduate of West Point. In 2010, the Turners cofounded Crown Maple Syrup, based out of their home in Dover Plains, NY. Mrs. Turner has since grown the company into a food, beverage, culinary, and entertainment business.

Jeffrey C. Walker (MBA 1981) Fellowship

The Jeffrey C. Walker Fellowship was established through the generosity of Jeff Walker (MBA 1981), in honor of his 30th Reunion. Mr. Walker, former chairman and CEO of CCMP Capital and former vice chairman of JPMorgan Chase, is an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at HBS and a lecturer at the Harvard Kennedy School (HKS). He is chairman of Millennium Promise, a group devoted to eliminating extreme poverty in developing countries; co-founder of NPower, a nonprofit providing technology training to inner-city kids; and co-chair of the Quincy Jones Musiq Consortium, bringing music programs back to kids in the United States. He sits on the Visiting Committee at HBS, was chairman of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation (Monticello), and is on the boards of the Berklee College of Music, New Profit, the Morgan Library, the University of Virginia McIntire School of Commerce, and the Lincoln Center Film Society. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia. This fund is to be awarded to students who are enrolled in the HBS/HKS joint degree programs.

Matt Wallach (MBA 1998) Fellowship

The Matt Wallach Fellowship was established through the generosity of Matt Wallach (MBA 1998) in honor of his 15th Reunion. This fellowship will support the School’s efforts to make HBS accessible to the broadest range of talented students. Since earning his BA from Yale University and MBA from HBS, Mr. Wallach has worked at technology companies serving the global life sciences industry. In 2007, he cofounded Veeva Systems, a leader in cloud-based software for the global life sciences industry, where he currently serves as president. Before founding Veeva, Mr. Wallach held various executive roles at small health care technology companies, in product management, marketing, and business development. Today, more than half of the world’s pharmaceutical sales representatives and clinical research associates use software that Mr. Wallach’s teams have built during his career.

John L. Weinberg (MBA 1950) Fellowship

The John L. Weinberg Fellowship was established through the generosity of the late John L. Weinberg (MBA 1950). A New York native, Mr. Weinberg was a World War II and Korean War veteran. He represented one of three generations of the Weinberg family that helped Goldman Sachs become what is now the world's most profitable securities firm. Mr. Weinberg spent his entire career at the firm and served as senior partner and chairman for almost 15 years. This fund is to be awarded to deserving doctoral students.

Rosemary Ross Weintz and J. Frederick Weintz Jr. (MBA 1951) Fellowship

The Rosemary Ross Weintz and J. Frederick Weintz Jr. Fellowship was established through the generosity of J. Frederick Weintz Jr. (MBA 1951) in honor of his 60th Reunion and his wife's Canadian heritage. Mr. Weintz joined Goldman Sachs after his graduation from HBS, became a partner in 1965, and retired in 1984. Among many honors and contributions, he served as president of the HBS Alumni Association; was involved in the Packard Commission, which was formed to "bring order" to the Pentagon; and received La Medaille de la Ville de Paris from the Mayor of Paris. He is a graduate of Stanford University and received an honorary doctor of financial management degree from Norwich University. Ms. Ross Weintz, an artist and retired interior designer, lived in her native Canada until 2010. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students from Canada.

John C. Whitaker Jr. (MBA 1965) Fellowship

The John C. Whitaker Jr. Fellowship was established through the generosity of John Whitaker (MBA 1965) in honor of his 50th Reunion. This fellowship will support MBA students interested in entrepreneurship and those from North and South Carolina. Mr. Whitaker received his undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The former CEO of Inmar Inc., Mr. Whitaker has had a long entrepreneurial career focused on starting and building companies. He resides in North Carolina, where he serves on the board of Wachovia Corporation and the board of governors for Greensboro’s Triad Entrepreneurial Initiative.

Robert F. White (MBA 1982) Family Fellowship

The Robert F. White Family Fellowship was established through the generosity of Robert F. White (MBA 1982). Mr. White was one of the founding partners of Bain Capital, where he has served as general partner and managing director since 1984. In January 2003, he was appointed by Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney (MBA 1974/JD 1975) to lead his gubernatorial transition team; he later served as chairman of his presidential election committee. Mr. White is a graduate of Bowdoin College. He served on the HBS Fellowship Advisory Board, as gift chairman of his 20th Reunion, and on the HBS Board of Dean's Advisors with his wife. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students.

Bjorn Wissen (MBA 1982) Memorial Fellowship

The Bjorn Wissen Memorial Fellowship was established by classmates, colleagues, and friends to celebrate the life of Bjorn Wissen (MBA 1982). Mr. Wissen had an impressive career in the private equity and investment banking industries, founding a number of companies along the way. He was a cofounder of Stanwich Partners and most recently worked for Carnegie Investment Bank, a Swedish investment bank based in Stockholm. He spent most of his early career with the Swedish holding company Kinnevik in senior positions. He was also chairman of the board of Atlantica Insurance Company and a director of Invik & Co., a merchant bank he founded. Mr. Wissen, a graduate of the Stockholm School of Economics, also founded and ran a data security company, Protegrity. It is the donors' hope that this fellowship will honor Mr. Wissen's spirit by encouraging students from developing countries to pursue an MBA at HBS.

Carolyn Wolff Dorros (MBA 2003) and Christopher Dorros Fellowship

The Carolyn Wolff Dorros and Christopher Dorros Fellowship was established through the generosity of Carolyn Wolff Dorros (MBA 2003) in honor of her 10th Reunion. Ms. Wolff Dorros is vice president of Wolff Companies, a family owned and operated real estate company that has been an industry leader for more than 40 years. Prior to joining the family firm, she worked in the health care industry, with positions at Stanford Hospital and Clinics. Ms. Wolff Dorros serves on the board of the HBS Alumni Club of Houston, of which she previously served as president. She is an Advisory Council member at Breakthrough Houston and a board member at New Hope Housing and the Wolff Family Foundation. It is Ms. Wolff Dorros's hope that this MBA fellowship will make the transforming educational experience of HBS accessible to the broadest range of talented students.

Women's Student Association (WSA) Fellowship

The Women's Student Association (WSA) Fellowship was established through the generosity of graduates and friends of HBS. The WSA was created to help develop outstanding women business leaders who impact their communities with passion and integrity. The club, open to all HBS students, executes its mission by connecting and supporting students through mentoring programs, professional development workshops, networking events, speaker series, an annual conference, and social and community events across sections and with other schools and organizations. This fund is to be awarded to deserving second-year MBA students who embody the characteristics of integrity, leadership, and excellence and have contributed to the development of the women's community within HBS.

Evan A. Wyly (MBA 1988) MBA Fellowship

The Evan A. Wyly MBA Fellowship was established through the generosity of Mr. Evan Wyly (MBA 1988), in honor of his 20th Reunion. Mr. Wyly is a co-founder of Maverick Capital, a manager of equity hedge funds since 1990, where he served as a managing partner through 2007. He is a native of Dallas, Texas, and earned a BA from Princeton University in 1984. Mr. Wyly served as a director of three publicly traded companies: Sterling Software from 1992-2000, Sterling Commerce from 1995-2000, and Michaels Stores from 1992-2001. Since 1999, he has served as a director of Green Mountain Energy, the largest retail provider of less-polluting electricity in the United States. He is a member of the Young Presidents' Organization and an emeritus member of the advisory faculty of the Institute for Private Investors. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students.

Jennifer Yan (MBA 2000) Fellowship

The Jennifer Yan Fellowship was established through the generosity of Jennifer Yan (MBA 2000) in honor of her 15th Reunion. This fellowship will support the School in creating a class each year that reflects the diversity of viewpoints students will encounter as they go out into the world. Ms. Yan is a partner with Steamboat Ventures Asia, a venture capital firm affiliated with Disney that focuses on digital media and consumer technology in China. A native of Shanghai, China, she received a BA in economics from Wellesley College and spent the early part of her career working in Boston and Silicon Valley. Ms. Yan divides her time between California and Zurich, Switzerland, where she advises the Altai Group, a German multifamily office.

Yog (MBA 2004) Family Endowed Fellowship

The Yog Family Endowed Fellowship was established through the generosity of Siddhartha Yog (MBA 2004) in honor of his grandparents Purshottam Singh Yog and Sushila Devi Yog, at the time of his 5th Reunion. Mr. Yog is the managing partner of The Xander Group Inc., an investment firm he co-founded in 2005 and also serves as the chief investment officer of the Xander India Funds, which focus on investing in the real estate, retail and infrastructure sectors in India. Earlier, he worked with CBRE, Bain & Company, Deutsche Bank Real Estate Investment Management GmbH, and Feedback Ventures. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students from India.

Tucker York (MBA 1986) Goldman Sachs Scholars Fellowship

The Tucker York Goldman Sachs Scholars Fellowship was established as a gift from Goldman Sachs Gives at the recommendation of Tucker York (MBA 1986). Mr. York is head of Private Wealth Management, Americas, at Goldman Sachs. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students who are veterans.

Glenn (MBA 1994) and Suzanne Youngkin Fellowship

The Glenn and Suzanne Youngkin Fellowship was established through the generosity of Glenn A. (MBA 1994) and Suzanne Youngkin in honor of Mr. Youngkin’s 20th Reunion. This fellowship will support students interested in working at nonprofit organizations with a stated mission to serve others. Mr. Youngkin is president and CEO of The Carlyle Group and serves on the firm’s executive group and management committee. He earned a BS in mechanical engineering and a BA in managerial studies from Rice University. Mrs. Youngkin graduated with a BA from Southern Methodist University and spent her career in communications. She currently serves on a number of nonprofit boards.

Christine (MBA 2012) and Nelson (MBA 2011) Yuan Fellowship

The Christine and Nelson Yuan Fellowship was established through the generosity of Christine Yuan (MBA 2012) and Nelson Yuan (MBA 2011) on the occasion of their 5th Reunions. Christine is a principal at Vitae Capital Ventures, where she makes debt and equity investments in early-stage startup companies in the United States and Asia. Nelson serves as a senior vice president at Pacific Investment Management Company (PIMCO), a global investment management firm. Christine received a BA from the University of Texas at Austin. In addition to her HBS MBA, she holds a master’s in public policy from the Harvard Kennedy School. Nelson received a BS in industrial engineering from Columbia University.

Marlin Zimmerman Jr. (MBA 1966) Fellowship

The Marlin Zimmerman Jr. Fellowship was established through a generous bequest from Marlin Zimmerman Jr. (MBA 1966). After graduating from HBS as a Baker Scholar, Mr. Zimmerman went on to work in the oil industry, eventually starting his own consulting agency in the 1970s. He was a graduate of Johns Hopkins University. This fund is to be awarded to deserving MBA students with an engineering background or interest.