Honorary Trustees

President Jimmy Carter
Jimmy Carter
Former US President
His Holiness the Dalai Lama​


Afsanheh Mashayekhi Beschloss
Afsanheh Mashayekhi Beschloss​
Founder and CEO, RockCreek
Daniel Carroll​
Founding Partner, Brooklands Capital Strategies
Steven Chu​
Professor of Physics and of Molecular & Cellular Physiology, Stanford University Former U.S. Secretary of Energy
John B. Hardman​
Former President and CEO, The Carter Center
Stephen T. Isaacs​
Stephen T. Isaacs​
Former President and CEO, Aduro Biotech
Mark Laret
Mark R. Laret​
Former President and CEO of UCSF Health
Jerry Ng​
Founder and Chairman of Bank Jago
Michelle Nunn
Michelle Nunn​
President and CEO, CARE USA
Mark Andrew & Virginia Rudd​R. Laret​
Trustees, The Rudd Family Foundation
Arun Sarin​
Former CEO, Vodafone Group
Shankar Sastry
S. Shankar Sastry​
Professor of Electrical Engineering
Erica Stone​
President, American Himalayan Foundation
Laura Tyson​
Laura D. Tyson​
Professor, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley
Mark Yudof​
Professor, Berkeley Law, UC Berkeley

Trustees Emeriti

Richard C. Blum*​
Chairman, Blum Capital Partners
Senator Thomas A. Daschle
Senator Thomas A. Daschle ​
Senior Policy Advisor, DLA Pipe, LLP Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader
Vinod Khosla
Vinod Khosla​
Co-founder, Sun Microsystems Founder, Khosla Ventures
Caio Koch-Weser​
Former Chair of Board, European Climate Foundation
George Schultz*​
Former U.S. Secretary of State
Weijan Shan​
Chairman and CEO, PAG Group
Robert Reich​
Robert Reich​
Professor, Goldman School of Public Policy UC Berkeley
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Host and Fellow Responsibilities

Host Organizations

  • Identify staff supervisor to manage I&E Climate Action Fellow
  • Submit fellowship description and tasks
  • Engage in the matching process
  • Mentor and advise students
  • Communicate with Berkeley program director and give feedback on the program.

Berkeley Program Director​

  • Communicate with host organizations, students, and other university departments to ensure smooth program operations

Student Fellows

  • Complete application and cohort activities
  • Communicate with staff and host organizations
  • Successfully complete assignments from host organization during summer practicum
  • Summarize and report summer experience activities post-fellowship