Five Ford School students honored with 2017 Dow Sustainability Fellowships

December 19, 2016

Five Ford School students have been awarded 2017 Dow Sustainability Fellowships, out of 40 selected students from 12 U-M schools and colleges.

The Dow Sustainability Fellowship supports graduate students who are "committed to finding interdisciplinary, actionable, and meaningful sustainability solutions on local-to-global scales." Fellows receive a stipend, and attend seminars with leading sustainability practitioners, participate in collaborative engagements, and co-author white papers in interdisciplinary teams. This year's fellows have a wide range of interests, from climate science to law, business, and public policy.

Join us in congratulating the Ford School's 2017 Dow Fellows:

Anna Lenhart graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a duel degree in civil engineering and engineering public policy. She founded an online alternative career center, and worked as a metrics tracking for San Diego not-for-profits. She is interested in the intersection of national service and national security.

Yahya Bajwa graduated from Lahore University of Management Sciences with a degree in Economics. Previously, he worked in the education, and, briefly, as an analytical software engineer. His research interests are in policy making and evaluation of international relations, diplomacy, and policing.

Jack Kramer graduated from Middlebury College with majors in economics and german. He worked at a German investment and commercial bank in New York for five years following college, and is a co-founder of MarketSnacks, a millenial business and markets newsletter. Jack is also an MBA candidate at the Ross School of Business.

Jongeun You received a B.A. in economics from Seoul National University. Prior to joining the Ford School, Jongeun worked as a strategist for a leading global infrastructure company. He is interested in fostering international development, social innovation, and entrepreneurship by implementing policies that encourage the private sector to contribute to sustainable development solutions.

Kyle Olsen is a second-year Law and Public Policy student. Prior to returning to school, Kyle was a high school Spanish teacher in Kentucky for four years. Kyle has interests in environmental, immigration and community development law.