Some of my closest friends today, are from my 2017 World Fellows cohort. I also had some wonderful professors who I continue to be in contact with, who I know truly care about my work and are there to engage if needed. Yale's campus provided the perfect setting to slow down and reset.
Lorna Solis is Founder and CEO of Elevate, a non-profit organization dedicated to giving gifted young women who have been forced from their homes by conflict or climate change the opportunity of a first-class, STEM-focused education at a partner university and employment with a Fortune 500 partner company. She is also Founder and CEO of GritTekkie, a company that aims to fill staffing needs in technology for leading companies worldwide by unlocking access to highly talented, skilled, credentialed pools of labor drawing from underserved groups, including refugees and internally displaced people. Previously, Lorna was Director for Latin America and Africa at Institutional Investor, focusing on increasing foreign direct investments for…