Jonny Dorsey – Director of Innovation and Policy at the Emerson Collective
Jonny Dorsey serves as Director of Innovation and Policy at the Emerson Collective, a social good organization committed to education, immigration reform, the environment, and other social justice initiatives. Immediately before joining the Emerson Collective, Jonny served as a White House Fellow at the Department of Education, where he worked in the Secretary’s Office on special projects and strategic partnerships. Jonny is a serial social entrepreneur: he co-founded FACE AIDS, a nonprofit that mobilized students in the fight for global health equity that was acquired by Partners In Health, and Global Health Corps, which recruits and places emerging global leaders with high-impact non-profits to build health systems around the world. Jonny has been recognized for his work with an Echoing Green Fellowship, Forbes 30 under 30 Social Entrepreneur award, and the Next Generation Award from the Millennium Challenge Corporation. He serves as a Trustee of Partners In Health and a Board Member of Plus1. He has a BA in Human Biology and an MBA from Stanford University, where he was President of the Student Body and won the Deans’ Award for Academic Achievement. He also has an MPA from Harvard Kennedy School of Government, where he was a Zuckerman Fellow at the Center for Public Leadership. He graduated from Sacred Heart Preparatory in Atherton California.