Fellowship Updates

Celebrating the Power of Fathers

June 16, 2019 10:00 AM

To celebrate Father’s Day, we sent the message below to our email list highlighting the work of one of our 2019 Fellows, Charles Daniels. If… More

Obama Foundation Announces 2019 Fellowship Class of Global Civic Innovators

April 30, 2019 7:00 AM

Two-year, non-residential program brings together a diverse set of 20 civic innovators from around the world to scale the impact of their community-driven… More

Face to Face with the Fellows: Harry Grammer and Keith Wattley

February 12, 2019 11:19 AM

Obama Foundation Fellows Harry Grammer and Keith Wattley share a common purpose to help people impacted by the justice system transform their lives. Get to… More

A Storybook Beginning: Face to Face with Obama Fellow Melissa Malzkuhn

September 7, 2018 5:35 PM

Melissa Malzkuhn grew up in a third-generation-signing deaf family. However, not all deaf children have early sign language acquisition and an immersive literacy experience. Through her digital media space, Motion Light Lab, she’s reinventing the storybook and building immersive apps for deaf children to change that. More

Uncommon Empathy: Face to Face with Obama Fellow Keith Wattley

September 4, 2018 11:13 AM

An unthinkable loss changed Keith Wattley’s family forever and the resulting trauma ensnared his sister in the criminal justice system. He now works to give others the counseling and support she never received. He just might change the way we understand violent crime in the process. More

What We Look For in a Fellow

August 21, 2018 11:40 AM

After revealing our inspiring, inaugural class of Obama Foundation Fellows in April, we’re thrilled to announce that applications for the next class of Obama… More

Obama Foundation Opens Applications for 2019 Fellowship Program

August 21, 2018 11:30 AM

Foundation seeks 20 civic innovators from around the world for its second class of Obama Fellows; applications are open and available on Obama.org/Fellowship… More

Recognizing World Refugee Day by Meeting One of our Fellows

June 20, 2018 11:29 AM

Face to Face with the Fellows In recognition of World Refugee Day—and to kick off a new Q&A series featuring the inaugural class… More

Obama Foundation Announces Inaugural 2018 Fellowship Class

April 16, 2018 7:12 AM

Two-year, non-residential program will bring together a diverse set of 20 civic innovators from around the world to scale the impact… More