Past Awardees - 2016

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

2016 Awardees

The fourth annual Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards took place on Sept. 17, 2016.

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Cindy Hensley McCain

McCain received the Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Award for Lifetime Achievement for her work in improving lives for those less fortunate.

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Jon Secada

The Grammy-Award winner earned the Muhammad Ali Humanitarian of the Year Award for his work assisting charitable groups all over the world.

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Louis Gossett, Jr.

Gossett was awarded the Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Award for Education for speaking with youth on the values of community, self-love and more.

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Sheryl Lee Ralph

Ralph received the Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Award for Global Citizenship for her advocacy for those affected by HIV/AIDS.

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John Rosenberg

Rosenberg earned the Muhammad Ali Kentucky Humanitarian Award for his advocacy work for the poor and disadvantaged in the Appalachian counties.

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Josh Nesbit - Confidence

Nesbit is the co-founder and CEO of Medic Mobile, a nonprofit organization that builds digital tools for community health workers and families.

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Shawana Shah - Conviction

Shah works to end gender-based violence in her native Pakistan and to provide women a platform to fight for their rights.

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Curt Bowen - Dedication

Bowen is the executive director and co-founder of Semilla Nueva, a nonprofit that develops locally-led farmer education programs.

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Jakob Schillinger - Giving

Schillinger, the co-founder of OneDollarGlasses, produces high-quality prescription eyeglasses for a cost of less than one dollar per pair.

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Tina Hovsepian - Respect

Hovsepian is the founder of Cardborigami, supporting those who lost their homes due to poverty, natural disasters, or other crises.

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Navonel Voni Glick - Spirituality

Glick is the COO of IsraAID and previously served as its programs director, leading disaster-response missions across the world.

More Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awardees

2017 Awardees

The fifth annual Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards took place on Sept. 23, 2017.

2015 Awardees

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

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