Everett Fellow Alumni
The Everett Program attracts remarkable individuals from all backgrounds and gives them an environment and opportunities to reach their full potential. The Fellows are the owners of the program and as such deserve to have their names and contributions highlighted and preserved on this website.
Tara Celli, Class of 2013
During her Everett project, Tara fell in love with India. Specifically, the women and girls she met there who often grew up knowing nothing of their own bodies and being mistreated by those around them. After graduation, she moved to Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh, India permanently to co-found Strength India, an organization that works directly with girls in after school engagement, feminine hygiene, and job training. She is in the process of establishing a for profit sanitary napkin producing company specializing in home delivery. Connect on LinkedIn.
Ada Recinos, Class of 2014
A typical shooting star, after changing the way Everett handles it’s complex array of relationships, and completing the Emerson National Hunger Fellowship with the Congressional Hunger Center, Ada went to work for Prospera Co-ops, an amazing business incubator that supports Latina entrepreneurs build cooperative businesses. On top of this she works tirelessly as Vice Chair of the Richmond Human Rights and Human Relations Commission. Connect on LinkedIn.
Hasnain Nazar, Class of 2011
During his term as an Executive Fellow at Everett Hasnain helped to professionalize and enhance the tech curriculum. Afterward, Hasnain spent two years at the Berkeley iSchool to which he brought a very necessary ethic of social justice and social responsibility to his cohort. Post-graduation his internship blossomed into his full time current position as UX Product Manager at Workday. Hasnain remains very active in the Bay Area Muslim community.
Connect on LinkedIn.
MaryJane Skjellerup, Class of 2004
One of the original group of students who started this whole thing, MaryJane has time and again affirmed her love and dedication to her home in the California Central Valley graduating in 2003. From director-level duties of the Center for Multicultural Cooperation, the Youth Leadership Institute, the Community Media Access Collaborative, and the Metro Ministry, to her current passion as the Entrepreneur in Residence at the Children’s’ Movement of Fresno, MaryJane works without rest to realize her life’s work. Connect on LinkedIn.