Archives: Purpose Prizes

Valerie S. Palmer

A medical researcher creates an education exchange, bringing services to immigrant refugees and raising health-care professionals' cultural awareness and cooperation.

Catherine Strachan Lindenberg

Public-health activist and nurse developed an online health-ed resource that promotes self-care, leadership and reduction in high-risk behavior among Central American youth.

Dawn M. Blackman Sr.

A one-time dress-shop owner now runs an urban community garden that feeds thousands.

Anthony Barash

A lawyer turned social entrepreneur brings literacy to El Salvadoran children by empowering teachers and building libraries for schools.

David Tice

A father taps the power of film to teach ethics and personal responsibility to young people across the U.S.