Recipients

1st - 26th

Katy Kozhimannil

Katy Kozhimannil

25th

Public Policy

Professor and public health researcher who drives policy change to reduce rising maternal mortality rates and address racism in healthcare

Amanda Nguyen

Amanda Nguyen

24th

Public Policy

Works to secure state, national and international protections for victims of sexual assault

Sherri Mason

Sherri Mason

23rd

Public Policy

Identified the presence of plastics in fresh water, raising awareness of their potential health impact

Enric Sala

Enric Sala

23rd

Public Policy

Protector, surveyor and researcher of the Earth’s remaining pristine ocean places

Mona Hanna-Attisha

Mona Hanna-Attisha

22nd

Public Policy

Pediatrician who ignited a renewed nationwide conversation about lead exposure and the safety of drinking water

Michelle Alexander

Michelle Alexander

21st

Public Policy

Civil rights lawyer and author of The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

Aaron Wolf

Aaron Wolf

20th

Public Policy

Expert in water diplomacy and the mediation of transboundary water conflicts

Sanjeev Arora

Sanjeev Arora

19th

Public Policy

Provides healthcare to people living in rural and medically underserved areas using video technology

KC Golden

KC Golden

18th

Public Policy

Leader in the climate movement, clean energy advocate and policy architect

Robert Greenstein

Robert Greenstein

14th

Public Policy

Advocate for the country’s low and moderate-income citizens on federal and state policy matters

Donald Berwick

Donald Berwick

13th

Public Policy

Dedicated to the overhaul of the nation’s mistake-prone healthcare industry

Bruce Katz

Bruce Katz

12th

Public Policy

Through his leadership, metropolitan areas are reemerging as vibrant centers of commerce, housing and culture