Newman's Own Foundation Announces 2019-2020 Fellows
WESTPORT, Conn., Oct. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Newman's Own Foundation, founded by the late actor and philanthropist Paul Newman, announced the 2019-2020 class of Newman's Own Foundation Fellows. There are currently 14 Fellows in the program, now in its fifth year.
Recently, Newman's Own Foundation hosted the Fellows at a retreat designed to help them explore the nonprofit and philanthropic sectors. Additional convenings will be held later in the Fellowship year to bring the Fellows together for workshops and meetings focused on leadership training, personal and career development, and networking.
"Our Fellowship Program enables talented, highly motivated young people to build their skill sets and prepare for careers that have social purpose," said Jennifer Smith Turner, Interim President and CEO, Newman's Own Foundation. "Regardless of the path our Fellows ultimately follow, they will carry with them their insights, experience, and passion for making our world a better place."
The Newman's Own Foundation Fellowship Program offers recent college graduates an opportunity to work in the nonprofit sector and receive a stipend while getting professional training and coaching through the Foundation. Each Fellow is paired with a nonprofit for a one-year commitment, matching the individual's skills and interests with the needs of the organization. The program provides a valuable experience to young people as they embark on their professional careers...