Past Awardees - 2018

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

2018 Awardees

The sixth annual Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards took place on Sept. 20, 2018.

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Dr. Pearse Lyons

Lyons posthumously received the Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Award for Lifetime Achievement for his agricultural efforts in sustaining the planet.

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Amy Carlson

Carlson was given the Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Award for Gender Equality for her role as a social justice advocate, feminist and humanitarian.

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Dave Eggers

Eggers, an award-winning author, earned the Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Award for Education for efforts in expanding access to higher education.

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Sister Larraine Anne Lauter

Sister Larraine was named the Muhammad Ali Kentucky Humanitarian for clean water initiatives and immersion in environmental protection.

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Sheldon Smith - Confidence

Smith’s humanitarian efforts helped other young fathers lay the foundation to have a positive impact and build relationships with their children.

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Kushagra Srivastava - Conviction

Srivastava’s mission through his non-profit organization is to develop and enact innovative solutions which can effectively control pollution.

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Lisa Curtis - Dedication

Curtis is the Founder & CEO of Kuli Kuli, the first brand to introduce the green superfood moringa to the U.S. market.

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Alexandria Lafci - Giving

Lafci is the co-founder of New Story, an innovative nonprofit founded in 2014 that builds homes and communities in the developing world.

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Alex Holmes - Respect

Holmes is the founder of “Anti-Bullying Ambassadors,” a peer-support program for young people whose job it is to stand up to bullying.

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Reyna Montoya - Spirituality

Montoya has engaged in local, statewide and national platforms to advance justice for immigrant communities.

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2019 Awardees

The seventh annual Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards took place on Sept. 12, 2019.

2017 Awardees

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

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