2011 Purpose Prize Winners
Meet the grantees:
Winner of the Purpose Prize for Intergenerational Innovation, sponsored by AARP – Bowen is uplifting the lives of thousands of Chinese orphans.
Charlton promotes entrepreneurship in Detroit as a means to create jobs and revitalize the struggling city.
Nancy Sanford Hughes
Hughes helps save people in the developing world from catastrophic injury, even death, by replacing the traditional open cooking fire with an efficient stove.
Kamau helps African immigrants – especially teenagers – adjust to a vastly different life in the United States.
Mazria is driving the building sector toward dramatically reducing energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions.