Ina Bond, Ann Curry, Chef Edward Lee and more were recognized for their significant global contributions on November 12, 2021.
Bond received the Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Award for Lifetime Achievement for serving the Louisville community for 35 years.
Curry earned the Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Award for Global Citizenship for her award-winning humanitarian journalism.
Lee’s commitment to diversity and equality in the restaurant industry earned him the Muhammad Ali Kentucky Humanitarian Award.
Ofcacek received the Muhammad Ali Kentucky Humanitarian Award for her work addressing food inequality as co-founder of The LEE Initiative.
Lapchick, a human rights activist and recognized expert on sports and social issues, received the Muhammad Ali Humanitarian of the Year Award.
Chelsea Miller - Confidence
Miller is one of the co-founders of Freedom March NYC, a Columbia University graduate, and one of the leading voices in youth activism.
Nialah Edari - Confidence
Edari is a co-founder of Freedom March NYC a youth protest and policy group on the frontlines pushing for reform in New York City and nationally.
Sonita Alizadeh - Conviction
Alizadeh is a young Afghan rapper, who through her music and advocacy, is encouraging world leaders to take action to end child marriage.
Christian Stephen - Dedication
Stephen, a British journalist and filmmaker, specialized in documentary and frontline coverage of conflict and human rights issues.
Yvette Ishimwe - Giving
Ishimwe is the founder and CEO of a social enterprise offering innovative drinking water solutions for vulnerable communities.
Clementine Jacoby - Respect
Jacoby is the executive director at a non-profit building an open-source platform to turn criminal justice data into actionable insights.
Darius Baxter - Spirituality
Baxter has created pathways for families like his own to make it out of poverty by facilitating millions of dollars into low-income communities.