Past Awardees - 2014

Awardees from the Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards have been represented from five continents and diverse age ranges.

2014 Awardees

The second annual Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards took place on Sept. 29, 2014.

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Jim Brown

Brown was presented the Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Lifetime Achievement Award for standing up for equality and against injustice.

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Mick Ebeling

Eberling was named Muhammad Ali Humanitarian of the Year for developing groundbreaking technology that benefits humanity on a global scale.

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Susan Sarandon

Sarandon earned the Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Award for Global Citizenship for her charitable work and serving as a UNICEF ambassador.

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Common received the Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Award for Education for his philanthropic work in empowering and developing disadvantaged youth.

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Robert and Deborah Blair

The Blairs received the Muhammad Ali Kentucky Humanitarian Award as founders of the West End School in Louisville, a free college prep school.

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Jessica Matthews - Confidence

Matthews is the co-founder of Uncharted Play, Inc., an organization with a mission on changing the world through everyday play.

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Mario Andres Hurtado Cardozo - Conviction

Cardozo publicly declared himself a conscientious objector and started using art as a form of resistance, promoting rights for young people.

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Kennedy Odede - Dedication

Odede is the founder of Shining Hope for Communities (SHOFCO), combating extreme poverty and gender inequality within Nairobi, Kenya.

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Talia Leman - Giving

Leman is the founder of RandomKid, a non-profit organization that leverages the power of youth to solve problems in the world.

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Sejal Hathi - Respect

Hathi is the co-founder of Girltank, a hybrid social enterprise incubating the most innovative female entrepreneurs globally.

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Matsura Rashid - Spirituality

Rashid is the founder of The Nasi Lemak Project in Malaysia, which helps feed homeless youth and creates educational programs for the urban poor.

More Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awardees

2015 Awardees

The third annual Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards took place on Sept. 19, 2015.

2013 Awardees

The first annual Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards took place on Oct. 3, 2013.

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