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Established by Harvard Law School Dean Martha Minow, the governing board for the Public Service Venture Fund includes senior administrators, faculty members, and alumni from both the private and public sectors.

PSVF Governing Board

The Public Service Venture Fund owes a tremendous debt of gratitude to its governing board for their vision, origination funding and activation of the program. Their work has allowed the PSVF to launch hundreds of public interest careers and fund 19 organizations promoting the public good across the U.S. and around the world.

Joshua G. Bedell ’07

Head of Strategic Ventures, Verisk Financial

Emily Broad Leib ’08

Clinical Professor of Law and Founding Professor of the Food Law and Policy Clinic, Harvard Law School

Marion Fremont-Smith

Former Senior Research Fellow at the Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations, Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government

Tyler Giannini

Clinical Professor of Law and Co-Director of the International Human Rights Clinic, Harvard Law School

Alan Jenkins ’89

Professor of Practice, Harvard Law School

Alan Khazei ’87

Co-Founder and former CEO, City Year

Martha Minow

Former Dean, Harvard Law School

Rebecca Onie ’03

Co-Founder, The Health Initiative

Earl Martin Phalen ’93

Founder and CEO, George and Veronica Phalen Leadership Academies (PLA) and Summer Advantage USA

Susan Butler Plum

Founding Director and Senior Advisor, Skadden Fellowship Foundation

Paul Rosenberg ’79

Associate Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School and Senior Associate in Neurology, Kirby Center, Boston Children’s Hospital

Josh Rubenstein ’06

Partner, ghSMART and Former Assistant Dean of Admissions, Harvard Law School

Alexa Shabecoff

Director, The Neighborhood Developers and Former Assistant Dean for Public Service, Harvard Law School

Carol Steiker ’86

Henry J. Friendly Professor of Law and Faculty Co-Director of the Criminal Justice Policy Program, Harvard Law School

Irv Yoskowitz ’69

Senior Counsel, Dickstein Shapiro and Operating Partner, Center Partners LLC

Kenneth Zimmerman ’88

Co-Director of the Mental Health Strategic Impact Initiative (S2i), The Jed Foundation and Distinguished Fellow at Furman Center, NYU Law School; Former Director of US Programs, Open Society Foundations

Support the PSVF

Make a Gift to the PSVF

Gifts to the Public Service Venture Fund can be made several different ways, including through Harvard Law School’s online giving form.

Be sure to select “Other” from the “Select a Fund” box and enter “Public Service Venture Fund” as the “Other Fund Name.”

Learn about other methods of giving to the Public Service Venture Fund