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Meet the Fellows

Embark on a journey to meet the extraordinary Fellows hailing from the diverse Fellowships powered by Watson Institute in partnership with leading corporations and foundations.

Each Fellow is actively catalyzing positive change within their communities; learn more about their work below!

The BMO Fellowship: An accelerator for sustainability focused entrepreneurs.

BMO Foundation Fellowship

Flagship Fellowship

Halloran Fellowship

An Amazing Community of Alumni

Watson Institute alumni have been selected to Y Combinator, the Echoing Green Fellowship, and 9 have been named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 lists. Alumni continue their education at prestigious universities like Harvard University, Princeton University, and Oxford Saïd’s Business School.

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Our Alumni in the News


Watson Institute Embarks on its Second Year of a Three-Year, $450K Grant Partnership with Truist Foundation

Funding enables Watson Institute to implement the Truist Foundation Fellowship for 720 underbanked, underserved entrepreneurs…

Western Union Foundation Fellow Provides Humanitarian Relief

Western Union Foundation Fellow Provides Humanitarian Relief to Families in Afghanistan Through Community-Focused Nonprofit  …

MOBU Enterprises “Container Life Real Estate Masterclass”

Truist Foundation Fellowship Alum Jessica Lewis of MOBU Enterprises Announces the Launch of "Container Life…

Samuel Lasitis Entrepreneurship and Impact Journey

Samuel Lasiti is one of Tapona’s Accelerator program alumni. He is a co-founder of Leap…

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