Our Global Fellowship Program
The IDEO.org Global Fellowship Program fosters social sector leaders of the future. By bringing together talented people from the design, business, and social sectors, IDEO.org Fellows are working, learning, growing and innovating to make the world a better place. The application period for our 2014-2015 Fellowship in now closed, but stay posted for future opportunities by joining our mailing list.
Interaction Designer, IDEO
A senior interaction designer from IDEO San Francisco, Minnie Bredouw brings not only UX expertise to the team, but also an added passion for social innovation and education.
As a systems designer and mentor with tech and social enterprise incubators, Behrouz Hariri has a love for bringing concepts to life.
Systems EngineerRavi Prakash, a systems engineer in NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, seeks large-scale impact in this world. It’s part of what led him out of space. Literally.
Often considered a design evangelist, Mariana Prieto is a product designer from Designmatters, Art Center’s social impact program.
Industrial Designer, IDEO
Martin Schnitzer is a senior industrial designer from IDEO San Francisco who works to bring sustainability and social responsibility into his designs.
Designer + Social Entrepreneur
Rafael Smith is a designer and social entrepreneur with experience tackling challenges from emergency shelters to software design.
With experience in global health and the private sector, Shalu Umapathy comes to IDEO.org with a background in international development and business strategy.