About Us


To clear the path for world changing ideas by providing social entrepreneurs mentorship, education & community.


We envision a thriving global community of mentors and leaders working together to create sustainable solutions to the world’s most pressing problems.

What We Do

Jolkona runs mentor-driven education programs for high potential social entrepreneurs. These entrepreneurs are solving some of the most challenging societal issues in their communities. Our mentors include some of Seattle’s best startup talent who prepare these founders to scale and engage with investors at home & abroad.

Seattle is one of the most vibrant and welcoming startup hubs in the U.S. and has a rich history of innovation and invention. Jolkona seeks to position Seattle as a city that fosters the global entrepreneurial spirit. We’re building a network of mentors, business leaders and thought leaders who are creating and energizing communities of change makers around the world!

Our Values

Transparency: We will always act with total integrity and openness in all of our actions to all of our constituents: employees, partners, mentors, board members, volunteers, donors and student leaders.

Dignity & Equality: We will impart dignity and fairness to each of our actions and to everyone we touch. We will promote equal opportunity for all as way to build a diverse, open-minded global community.

Rationality and impartiality: Every act will be thoughtful, prudent and objective ensuring we listen meticulously and are comprehensive in our follow-through

Global citizenship: We will drive for a social conscience and social responsibility with each of constituents that transcends national, economic and social boundaries 

Persevering: We will be determined and resolute in attaining our vision; striving for excellence without compromising our values

Our Leadership Team