The Bay Area
In October, fellows got together to enjoy a historic San Francisco walking tour of the Embarcadero neighborhood (titled “Making Waves on the Waterfront”). The tour explored both popular attractions and hidden gems along the Bay, while providing colorful history and interesting trivia about the area. It was a unique opportunity for recent (and [...]
Since October 2010, the Community Volunteers program has matched experienced Princeton alumni to high-impact pro bono projects in the nonprofit sector. Community Volunteers projects and events have engaged alumni in New Jersey, Chicago, New York, and Washington, DC, with a focus on graduates from the ’60s, ’70s, and ’80s.
As the program has grown, it has [...]
Upon leaving each session, I feel empowered, effective, and enlightened as I head back to my vocation. The tools gained serve as catalysts to my leadership awareness and promote growth along this path to being a complete leader.
-Julian Forde, 2014 Emerging Leader
In February, members of the AlumniCorps community, along with our supporters in the nonprofit [...]
Elizabeth Lindsey *07 is a member of the first class of Emerging Leaders and the Alumni Leader for the program in Washington, DC. She currently serves as the Chief Operating Officer of Groundswell, a DC-based clean energy and community development nonprofit. She shares her thoughts on how the program has impacted her own leadership role [...]
Princeton AlumniCorps is gearing up for its 25th anniversary! From May 2014 to May 2015, a year-long series of programs will celebrate and deepen our partnerships, mobilize our growing alumni community, and affirm AlumniCorps’ record of inspiring civic leadership.
The anniversary programs will kick off with a half-day conference held at American University in Washington, DC [...]
Eileen Torrez ’13 is a current fellow in the Bay Area. We recently checked in with her about her first few months as a PP55 fellow at GreatSchools in San Francisco.
Tell us about yourself. What interests and experiences did you have at Princeton? What was your major and focus of study? Where are you from?
Jim Farrin ’58, Executive Director of the Princeton-based Petey Greene Prisoner Assistance Program, shares his thoughts on how a partnership with Princeton AlumniCorps has contributed to his organization. Community Volunteers recently recruited two graduates—Haley White ’12 and Beverly Thomison-Sadia ’85—to develop a national expansion plan for the Petey Greene prison education program.
The Petey Greene Prisoner [...]
Eloise Salmon ’07 served as a PP55 fellow at Partnerships for Public Service in Washington, DC. She now serves as Lead Alumni Interviewer for AlumniCorps. This January, 12 alumni interviewed would-be PP55 fellows from a record pool of 158 applicants.
I can hardly believe almost five years have passed since my Project 55 Fellowship. Four years [...]
Princeton Project 55 Fellowships are made possible by passionate area committees and local volunteers, generous donors, and highly effective partner organizations.
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The Bay Area
Booyeon Han ‘13 – UCSF Breast Care Center
Evan Larson ‘13 – NewSchools Venture Fund
Eileen Torrez ‘13 – GreatSchools
Karen Tsung ‘13 – UCSF Breast Care Center
Amelia Donovan ‘13 – [...]
“I know I’m now three times grateful for the leadership PP55 has taken in this field – and I know I’m not the only one.”