Strauss Foundation News
Ivy will partner with a nonprofit start up, ReAllocate, which provides engineering and technolgy consulting to the public and nonprofit sector. She will work on developing a user-friendly software interface to help foster the strong collaborations between technical people and the groups that need them.
Jane has been working with prisoners for years. During graduate school, she developed a model that was completely focused on learning and preparation for reentry into the community. She and a collegue started the Reset Foundation last year, and with this award, will be able to start a pilot program.
Rebecca's project in Bolivia, for which she also received a Strauss Scholarship, will promote access to clean water, sanitation and gender equity.
Ryland King (2011 Scholar, UCSB) wins $100,000 from Docker's
Ryland King, founder of Environmental Education for the Next Genereation (EENG) won Docker's online contest. He will use the money to expand his elementary education program to other California cities.
Rodrigo's project to revive and reintroduce the Xinka language of Guatemala was one of 100 funded "to spark initiatives for building prospects for peace in the world".
Vineet's non-profit organization, Anjna , uses moblie technology to support healthcare literacy and patient compliance.The communication network has been helping reduce the cost of healthcare.
Duncan Strauss remembers Joe Bell, family friend and Strauss Trustee.