“Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed. This world in arms is not spending money alone.” – President Dwight D. Eisenhower

After completing their fellowship…

2 out of 5 Eisenhower Fellows grew their business or organization
1 out of 5 generated income for the poor
2 out of 5 created new value where one did not previously exist
Nearly 1 out of 2 Fellows either led or participated in a public-private partnership or cross-disciplinary initiative

Read or watch more about our Fellows working to build prosperity here:

Patrick Schaefer (USA/Zhi-Xing ’18) is an economist increasing global connections and growth for the heart of North America. 

Martin Burt (Paraguay ’94) is helping the poor fight their poverty in Latin America, Asia, Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States.

Dina Sherif (Egypt ’15) is constructing an ecosystem of entrepreneurship where she aims to build a more inclusive society that allows for a dignified life and reduced social alienation.

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Wil McLellan (New Zealand ’14) is rebuilding a country affected by natural disasters through the economic drivers of innovation and technology.

Mezuo Nwuneli (Nigeria ’15) is revolutionizing the Nigerian agricultural sector by increasing investments into businesses around Nigeria and doubling his investment funds from $33 million to $66 million in just two years.

G. Nagesh Rao (USA ’16) is a government evangelist for entrepreneurship who brokered collaboration between United States federal agencies to ensure that small business development was a focus of their investments overseas.