The Alumni Founders Award is given in the spring to honor an alumnus who embodies the GDS values of fighting for social justice, equity, and serving the greater good. Nominations are open to all fields and levels of accomplishment. Alumni may self-nominate or nominate others for the award.
The nomination period begins January 1 and ends April 15.
Founder & Executive Director of Jevaia Foundation
Vote Me Too
Mental Health Advocate with a Musical Twist
Founder, Toa Nafasi Project
11th Grade English as a New Language Teacher, Sunset Park High School
Founder, Latin American Society of Chagas
Success Academy School
Policy Analyst, Coalition to Stop Gun Violence
Founding Student Coordinator of the Tufts University Peace and Justice Society
Deputy Director, Collective Action for Safe Spaces
Maasai Girls Education Fund
Principal, Environmental Charter School
Executive Director & Co-Founder, Ragged Wing Ensemble & The Flight Deck