Azar Nafisi

The Laureate...

is the creative thinker selected from the areas of the arts, the sciences, the humanities, and public service.

Azar Nafisi

2015 Laureate

Azar Nafisi first won acclaim as the author of the national bestseller Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books, which offered compassionate and often harrowing portrait of the Islamic revolution in Iran. More

The Legacy Prize...

is awarded each year to young, gifted individuals in recognition of their unique creative talents and dedication to public service.

Emily Ashkin

Emily Ashkin

2015 Legacy winner

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Nia Boulware

Nia Boulware

2015 Legacy winner

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Alina Czekala

Alina Czekala

2015 Legacy winner

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Atin Mittra

Atin Mittra

2015 Legacy winner

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Emma Grace Thompson

Emma Grace Thompson

2015 Legacy winner

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Jennifer Tu

Jennifer Tu

2015 Legacy winner

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Past winners:

2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003

Richard Kelly - The Mamelodi Township

RICHARD KELLEY, 2009 LEGACY AWARDEE & JUNTO MEMBER, TEACHING ABROAD - The Mamelodi Township of South Africa is home to more than 1 million people. Set up by the then apartheid government, Mamelodi was designated as a blacks-only area. Today, Mamelodi residents are still almost… More

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01.06.2015

Mark Morris Dance Group(MMDG), founded by 2012 Laureate Mark Morris, completes world tour

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02.25.2014

Chelsea Harrison, 2008 Legacy winner, stars as Joan of Arc at The Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

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02.23.2014

2011 Legacy winner Maritsa Hristova serves as Orchestra Director in Cambridge, MA school

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02.20.2014

Shalini Pammal, 2011 Legacy winner, is first “Service to Society” Fellow

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