Intern Luncheon

Meet the Summer 2015 Social Enterprise Greenhouse Interns
By: Cayla Mackey
August 3, 2015

Social Enterprise Greenhouse recently celebrated our summer interns with the first ever Intern Luncheon. Over Nice Slice Pizza and treats from Whole Foods, the team of six interns learned from Social Enterprise Greenhouse staff and leadership what it takes to run a successful social venture. Meet our 2015 team of summer interns.


From left to right: Top Row: Cayla Mackey, University Initiative Director; Ben Steingold, Intern; Katie Ta, Intern; James Williams, Intern; Caitlyn Lee, Intern; Isabella Cassell, Manager of Food and Health Venture Development; Emily Mooney, Impacts and Metrics Manager; Antonieta Falconi, CFO; Diane Lynch, Board Director. Bottom row: Emily Wanderer, Incubator Manager; Kelly Ramirez, CEO; Paula Cunanan, Later Stage Portfolio Manager; Jessica Kaufman, Student Venture Intern; Ani Iyengar, Talent Retention Intern.

Ben, Caitlyn, and Ani are high school interns. Ben is a student at Moses Brown School, and Caitlyn and Ani are students at The Wheeler School. James and Jessica are college interns. James is a student at Brown University, and Jessica is a student at Saint Anslem CollegeKatie is an MBA intern through the SIMBA program at the University of Rhode Island.

Special thanks to our interns for a great summer! Thank you Ben, Katie, James, Caitlyn, Jessica, and Ani. Best of luck in your future endeavors.

Cayla Mackey
University Initiative Director

As the Social Enterprise Greenhouse University Initiative Director, Cayla helps college and university students get involved in social enterprise. The University Initiative is a program funded by the Blackstone Charitable Foundation Innovation Grant to retain students and recent graduates in Rhode Island through enabling them to work on and in social enterprises. Learn more about Cayla here.