Class of 2019’s Michael Hole and his team at the Dell Medical School recently launched the “Big & Mini” match program, which pairs seniors and teens to bridge generations and combat loneliness in COVID-19. Check out their highlight on the Today Show: https://www.today.com/video/online-platform-connects-teens-and-senior-to-form-unlikely-friendships-88225861525?fbclid=IwAR1vNe8RTpTPxqZPukorJq8rwzCH0Vr6hup2MQwajDJvykmWeucAYc4d3Rw
August 31, 2020
Online platform connects teens and senior to form unlikely friendships
Michael Hole ('19).
Class of 2019
Michael Hole is a first-generation college graduate from rural Indiana and former social worker turned Harvard- and Stanford-trained businessman, author, policy professor, and physician for homeless children. He chaired campaigns co-funding health and education infrastructure in foreign disaster and post-conflict zones before leading antipoverty innovation in the United States.
During PLS, Hole reimagined American healthcare by merging economic empowerment with doctor visits. He launched new companies tackling social problems harming children, while scaling StreetCred, his national nonprofit helping parents file taxes and build wealth while they wait in pediatric clinics and hospitals.