Our Supporters

At Braven, we believe that it takes a village–a committed community of leaders from all sectors–to realize our vision of a diverse workforce that emerges from everywhere. We are grateful for the recent investments to sustain and grow our Braven Nation.

$1,000,000 +

$250,000 – $999,999

Arthur Rock

Salesforce is an anchor partner committed to the idea that the next generation of leaders needs to emerge from everywhere. The company sponsors student events in San Jose and Chicago.


Sarah Peter

Susan & Thomas Dunn

$150,000 – $249,999


$100,000 – $149,999

LinkedIn opened up their API to Braven enabling us to track our Fellows’ job success over time. They also sponsored a Regional Summit, hosted a networking event with their executives, and have provided Leadership Coaches every semester.


Richard Braddock

Rick Braddock

Ruth Stanton Foundation

$50,000 – $99,999

Angela Duckworth


Finnegan Family Foundation

Here to Here

Paul M. Angell Family Foundation


$20,000 – $49,999

Abrams Family Foundation

Charles Schwab employees have volunteered with Braven, collaborated on an innovative pilot, and provided pro-bono consulting.

Charles Schwab

Leslie Family Foundation

Osa Foundation

Richard Witmer

Square One Foundation

The Mayer and Morris Kaplan Family Foundation


$5,000 – $19,999

ADP helped us serve more students at Rutgers University-Newark.



Binc sponsored our Bay Area

Mock Interview Night.


CIBC provided Leadership Coaches in Chicago.

Credit Karma sponsored our SJSU Capstone Challenge. It included engagement of 20+ employees and a Challenge Kickoff event with a keynote from CEO, Kenneth Lin.

Credit Karma

Edison Foundation

Greg Gunn & Lisette Nieves

Guggenheim Partners

IBM sponsored a Company Trek and provided volunteers in Chicago.


James Slavet

KCI Technologies sponsored a Company Trek and provided volunteers in Newark.

KCI Technologies

Nick & Ellie Colucci

Paula Sneed & Lawrence Bass

Rebekah Eubanks

Siragusa Family Foundation

Teach For America recruits from the Braven talent pipeline and has sponsored several events.

Teach For America

Since 2014, Teach For America-Bay Area has exclusively hired it’s summer interns from Braven. TFA has also provided Leadership Coaches and sponsored several events. Our first Braven Fellow joined the teaching corps in summer 2017.

Teach For America

Trimble Foundation

UBS sponsored our Mock Interviews in Chicago and Newark.



$1 – $4,900

Alice Ricks

Amy Ahearn

Andrew Tran

Anthony Moy

Arvind Toor

Benevity Community Impact Fund

Brian Federico

Deep Patel

Desiree Vazquez Barlatt

Fuad Ligali

Gale Mondry

Gerson Lehrman Group

Hakim Thompson

Heather Hund

Heidi Eggert

Isabel Siragusa

Jay Happel

Jeffrey Key

Jen Holleran

Jeremy Singer

Juan Chung

Kayla Kahl

Kim Johnson

Kyle Barry

Laseandra Kelly

Latrece Johnson

Linda Cheng

Matt Iversen

Richard Barth

Shadene Grant

Shannon Birk Jibaja

Shellye Archambeau

Stefanie Sanford

Sue Kalman

SV2 Stanford Center on Philanthropy

Thomas Lewis Brown

Wendy Rowatt