Jonny Dorsey

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Jonny Dorsey

2009 Global Fellow
Founder of Global Health Corps with Barbara Bush

Jonny Dorsey 2009 Global Fellow

Bold Idea 

Develop the next generation of global health leaders and improve the quality of healthcare services for the poor by connecting outstanding young professionals from around the world with health-focused organizations.


Global Health Corps (GHC) partners with organizations with proven success but limited resources to host international teams of young professionals for a yearlong fellowship. GHC works with the organizations to identify specific needs and outline a measurable assignment for the fellows. GHC recruits outstanding fellows from the U.S. and abroad who possess skills that will add immediate value to the organization and who show strong leadership potential. GHC provides extensive training and the fellows receive mentoring, professional development, and social and financial support.


Jonny Dorsey, a co-founder of Global Health Corps, graduated from Stanford University with a degree in Human Biology and a concentration in “Addressing Health Disparities” in June 2009. He took a two-year leave of absence after his sophomore year to co-found FACE AIDS, where he served as Executive Director for two years before returning to school and transitioning to the board. Jonny was the President of the Student Body at Stanford during the 2008-09 academic year, during which time he worked to promote a culture of public service on campus. Jonny is a Draper Richards Social Entrepreneur.

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  • 2009
  • Global Fellow
  • Health & Healthcare
  • Non-profit
  • Global

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