Wendy Connors Named Chief Development Officer
Connors will oversee all aspects of the foundation's fundraising operation.
Fairer Democracy: Designing a Better Citizens' Assembly
Hertz Fellow Bailey Flanigan is using engineering to improve how we select people for citizen panels.
A COVID Diagnostic for Large-scale Testing
Meet the scientists advancing their research toward clinical application.
Introducing the 2021 Hertz Fellows
These future leaders are addressing the most pressing challenges facing society.
Empower Limitless Progress
We're pursuing bold ideas, potent collaborations, and promising opportunities.

The Hertz Foundation identifies the nation’s most promising innovators in science and technology and empowers them to pursue their boldest ideas without limits.

Our Areas of Impact

Explore the many ways Hertz Fellows are making a positive difference in the world.

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Hertz Fellows are unlocking creative solutions to our most pressing challenges. Catch up on the latest advances.

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The Fellows Community

Hertz Fellows connect and collaborate across disciplines, geography, and generations.

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Every Investment Matters

Help us fund and support more innovators, now and into the future.

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The Hertz Fellowship
How to Apply
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