Adelman advocates for affordable, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender-friendly senior housing and trains service providers to better support LGBT elderly.
Agrawal brings safe drinking water – rain from rooftops – to thousands of villagers in his native India, using his engineering expertise.
Fighting intolerance, conflict and terrorism through dialogue and exchange
The Aldermans honor their son, killed on 9/11, by bringing mental health treatment to more than 100,000 trauma victims in nine countries around the world.
Leading the business community by adopting practices for his own multi-million dollar carpet company that protect the environment and boost profits.
Building healthy families to help poor children thrive
Once homeless, Barsema creates innovative online networks of social service agencies to ensure that people in need get the help they require quickly, efficiently and effectively.
Enlisting wide-scale collaboration across the health care industry to save lives
Leading a religious response to global warming
Combining science and advocacy to rid consumer products of toxic chemicals
Utilizing stories, pictures and technology — podcasting, videoconferencing, and the Web — to expand cross-cultural understanding among youth around the world.
Winner of the Purpose Prize for Intergenerational Innovation, sponsored by AARP – Bowen is uplifting the lives of thousands of Chinese orphans.
Improving access to children's health care through technology
To help a friend in the Peace Corps, Jock took time off from his lighting director job to build the world’s first peanut sheller, which empowers women in developing countries. He now runs The Full...
After losing her run for elected office, Conchy created the nation's first public housing project to bring assisted living services to older adults so they can stay in their homes.
Broder, a psychiatrist, created The Soldiers Project to support free, confidential, unlimited therapy to veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan – and their families.
Burton gives female parolees tools for rebuilding their lives after prison – housing, legal services, job training and more – and advocates nationally for such support.
Campbell created and runs Friends of the Children to provide at-risk kids a caring adult in their lives from age 5 or 6 until they approach adulthood themselves.
Winner of The Purpose Prize for Future Promise, sponsored by Symetra, tech executive Campbell used his management savvy to build a nimble, effective nonprofit, All Hands Volunteers, that has...
Winner of The Purpose Prize for Intergenerational Impact, sponsored by The Eisner Foundation,
child psychiatrist Dr. Cantor leads Turnaround for Children, Inc., which helps schools counter the...