Health and Environment

Jack Andraka
15-year-old high school sophomore Jack Andraka invented an award-winning and inexpensive early detection test for pancreatic, ovarian, and lung cancers.

Darlene Arviso
Navajo woman who delivers water to families on her reservation with no local access to water.

Ma Jun
Chinese environmental activist, founder of the Institute for Environment and Public Affairs.

Wangari Maathi
Kenyan environmentalist and women’s rights activist. First African woman to win Nobel Peace Prize.

Xiuhtezcatl Martinez
As youth director of Earth Guardians, a group of activists, artists, and musicians who are committed to protecting the earth, Martinez is one of 21 plaintiffs suing the U.S. federal government for the right to a cleaner planet.

Dr. Raj Panjabi
Physician, Founder of Last Mile Health, an organization providing primary healthcare to rural Liberians.

Dr. Zaher Sahloul and Mrs. Suzanne Akras Sahloul
Respectively, Senior Advisor and former President of SAMS, Syrian American Medical Society and Founder and Executive Director of Syrian Community Network.


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