CNN Profiles Purpose Prize Fellow Haywood Fennell

Purpose Prize Fellow and children’s book author, Haywood Fennell, Sr. is the featured guest on CNN’s Life After Work segment that began Thursday, November 29 and runs through Sunday, December 2. For the last four years, Haywood has become involved with...

Purpose Prize Winners Recognized by Major Media

The 2011 Purpose Prize winners are making big news. Since the five winners were announced November 3, media outlets from across the country have been highlighting the remarkable work that earned these social innovators the $100,000 award. The Chronicle of Philanthropy...

Oprah Winfrey Hails Purpose Prize Winners

Oprah Winfrey has her sights on two 2010 Purpose Prize winners. Margaret Gordon and Dana Freyer were recently showcased on Oprah.com for the extraordinary work they do in their encores. Gordon, a former housekeeper, became an environmental activist fighting the poor...

The TODAY Show Features Purpose Prize Fellows

Emmy-award-winning journalist Jane Pauley sat down recently with two Purpose Prize fellows, Libba and Gifford Pinchot, to film a segment for NBC’s TODAY show. Pauley selected the couple for her “Your Life Calling” segment because, in their fifties,...