The Zahn Prize was established in 2013 by Grove School of Engineering Alum Irwin Zahn and the Moxie Foundation, as a core program of the Zahn Innovation Center at City College. The Zahn Social Impact Prize launched in 2014 to encourage social entrepreneurship across the campus.
The Kaylie Prize for Entrepreneurship was established in 2010 through an endowment by Harvey Kaylie. Mr. Kaylie is President and Founder of Mini-Circuits, a Brooklyn-based RF and microwave electronic components design, manufacture and distribution company. Established in 1969, the company is a global leader in RF, IF, and microwave components for commercial, industrial, space, and military applications. Kaylie is a proud alum of City College.
The collaboration between Standard Chartered and the Zahn Center was launched in 2014 to foster a community of women tech entrepreneurs at City College. In the spirit of Standard Charteredâ€™s brand promise, Here for good, the incubator aims to provide these early-stage startups the support, guidance, and resources needed to grow into successful businesses that bring economic growth to New York City and beyond.
The BNY Mellon Internship Program was established in 2015 to encourage collaboration with social enterprises. During the Fall and Spring semesters, the Zahn Center places students at twenty-three social impact internships throughout the NYC metro area. Students are supported with a generous stipend from BNY Mellon.