• Monday, April 6, 2015

    Welcome the 2015 Class of Gardner Fellows  


    Salil Dudani '15 (Philosophy; Minor in Economics)

    Stanford University


    I grew up in Laguna Niguel, California.  My interests include civil rights law,...

  • Thursday, May 22, 2014

    Welcome the new Class of 2014 Gardner Fellows!  Read their public service profiles.


    1. Yassamin Ansari

    Major: International Relations (Stanford University)...

  • Monday, November 25, 2013

    Congratulations to Zarko Perovic on being awarded a Rhodes Scholarship.  The Rhodes Scholarship is awarded to 32 students across the United States who have achieved a high level of academic success and who have a strong commitment to the common good. The Rhodes Scholarship provides full...

  • JGFA Board Meeting November 16, 2013
    Saturday, November 16, 2013

    We had a terrific Board Meeting this November 16th. We discussed the upcoming retreat, the website, and the general future of JGFA. We also welcomed Leslie Garvin, the new Stanford Gardner Fellowship Administrator. Her official title is the Postgraduate Fellowship Assistant Director at the Haas...

  • Thursday, March 28, 2013
    Law students traveled to the Rio Grande Valley in January to help undocumented immigrants apply for the...
  • Thursday, March 28, 2013
  • Gardner Alumna Rachel Maddow speaks at Stanford
    Thursday, March 21, 2013

    Stanford Gardner Fellowship Alumna Rachel Maddow spoke at Stanford about her time on campus, the importance of writing a thesis, the value of ethical inquiry and her new book.  View the talk at:


  • Friday, March 8, 2013

    Thank you alumni for networking with the 2013 Fellows during their Midyear Meeting in San Francisco!

  • Leaving Western Kenya to Return to the Big Apple
    Friday, June 8, 2012

    Seth Silverman has been named a Root-Tilden-Kern Public Interest Law Scholar for the entering law class at NYU.  He is leaving rural Western Kenya in July where he has loved working with One Acre Fund for two years and serving smallholder farmers. 

  • By Day Law Partner - After Hours Planning Commissioner
    Friday, June 8, 2012

    By day Jon Welner is a Partner at Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.  Outside of work he serves as Planning Commissioner in the town of Tiburon!  Jon is one of many alumni serving local communities.




  • “Excellence is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well. ”

    - John W. Gardner