Empowering the Next Generation of Leaders

As Austin continues to grow, the community will need its next generation to be prepared - prepared to lead, to make positive social impact, and to add value in the private sector.

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Enter the Notley Fellowship, a two-year program that empowers young business and technology professionals to engage with the community and contribute to Austin’s social innovation ecosystem. Throughout the Fellowship, Fellows will gain knowledge surrounding social innovation, philanthropy, and issues affecting the Austin area. Fellows will network with Austin’s current leaders, and work directly with curated nonprofits to make real and lasting impact.

This Fellowship enables high-potential individuals to expand and apply their professional skills to deliver incredible impact, while getting a manual learning experience and developing their own career growth. With benefits ranging from powerful mentorship, hands-on experiences at Notley’s dynamic range of events, educational programs and workshops, as well as valuable introductions to business and impact leaders across Austin, this program will shape the next generation of impactful leaders and social innovators.

The Fellows will work alongside  Austin’s nonprofits, social enterprises, city innovation leaders, capital providers, incubators, accelerators, universities, and advocacy groups as they collaborate, foster new ideas, and create solutions to our biggest challenges.

To learn more about how The Notley Fellowship will empower young professionals to become community leaders, read more about the program. Applications open on Tuesday, April 10th. In the meantime, sign up for the newsletter and follow the Notley Fellows on social media to stay connected!

Rachel Jamail is the Board Chairwoman of the 2018 Inaugural Notley Fellowship. Rachel is is a passionate leader in both the business and non-profit sectors of Austin. She is the Site Lead at Facebook and previously served as the Director of Global Brand Marketing at Spredfast. She serves on the boards of the Anti-Defamation League, Texas Enactus, and the University of Texas Psychology Department. She is also a member of UT's 1883 Council. Rachel earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Texas and a Master's from Harvard.


Notley serves as a hub for social innovation companies so that they can connect, share services, and find the resources to grow. The diversity of our portfolio allows companies to access a broad array of experts who can provide strategic advice tailored to their specific needs. In conjunction, Notley also has its own social impact initiatives -- such as Philanthropitch and Startup Games -- that have raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for social impact organizations and fostered community involvement in social innovation around the country.