Jacobs Network

It is people who make change possible. Mindful of that fact, the Jacobs Foundation is working closely with talented, committed individuals thereby creating a network to advance the Foundation’s agenda. These talented young people become allies of the Foundation, while also receiving support that will enable them to achieve their full potential.

The Jacobs Network includes all current and past recipients of a Jacobs Foundation Fellowship in the fields of science, entrepreneurship and the media. It is designed to strengthen ties to the Foundation and encourage members of the various disciplines to communicate and interact with one another, share their thinking and way of working. Networking is crucial, and it is facilitated by means of

  • a separate online platform,
  • various programs and resources, and
  • events held all over the world.

Jacobs Fellows are tomorrow’s opinion leaders and decision makers. They will become the Foundation’s strategic or operational partners, and as experts or staff members, they will contribute to research on child and youth development, help to design and implement programs, share insights and information, and, through their work, help to improve the living conditions of current and future generations.

Going forward, the network will be expanded by working with partner institutions in Switzerland and abroad and include fellows in the fields of public policy, art and culture.