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Announcing the 2023-24 Social Innovation Fellows

The next cohort of social innovation change makers.

A bronze wolf statue in Wolf Plaza

NC State Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship is happy to announce the students who will comprise the 2023-24 cohort of Social Innovation Fellows.

Check back with us next semester to learn more about these students, their stories and their commitment to social impact in our communities.

Allie Saffioti
Rising Senior | Sustainable materials and technology with minors in renewable energy assessment and environmental science
College of Natural Resources

Amore Allen
Masters | Industrial design
College of Design

Fernando Serrano
Rising Junior | Computer engineering
College of Engineering

Ishita Pai Raikar
Rising Junior | Computer engineering with minors in philosophy and cognitive Science
College of Engineering, College of Humanities and Social Science

Jack Zimmerman
Rising Sophomore | Sustainable materials and technology with a minor in renewable energy assessment
College of Natural Resources

Jacqueline Polio Jimenez
Rising Senior | Electrical engineering with a minor in Spanish
College of Engineering,  College of Humanities and Social Science

Jake Andrichuk
Rising Junior | Double majors in international studies with a concentration in global sustainability and development and business administration with a concentration in entrepreneurship, minoring in Spanish
College of Humanities and Social Science, Poole College of Management

Katherine Watford
Rising Senior | Polymer and color chemistry ACS certification
Wilson College of Textiles

Khawar Khan
Doctorate | Communication, rhetoric, and digital media
College of Humanities and Social Science

Masters | Business administration with a marketing, innovation, and tech concentration and certification in business leadership
Poole College of Management

Manny Valbuena Peña
Rising Senior | Environmental engineering with a minor in Art + Design
College of Engineering, College of Design

Mario Rosas Nava
Rising Senior | Electrical engineering
College of Engineering

Reilly Holbert
Rising Senior | Industrial design with a minor in Leadership: cross-disciplinary perspectives
College of Design, University College

Satya Munugoti
Rising Senior | Double majors in sociology and psychology
College of Humanities and Social Science

Shaun Deardorff
Rising Senior | Aerospace engineering with a minor in business entrepreneurship
College of Engineering, Poole College of Management

Shivani Karanth
Rising Junior | Mechanical engineering
College of Engineering

Tia Burmi 
Rising Sophomore: Business administration: IT concentration
Poole College of Management

Vie Villafuerte
Masters | Environmental engineering with a concentration in environmental process engineering
College of Engineering