Past Awardees - 2021

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

2021 Awardees

Ina Bond, Ann Curry, Chef Edward Lee and more were recognized for their significant global contributions on November 12, 2021.

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Ina Bond

Bond received the Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Award for Lifetime Achievement for serving the Louisville community for 35 years.

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Ann Curry

Curry earned the Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Award for Global Citizenship for her award-winning humanitarian journalism.

Edward Lee

Lee’s commitment to diversity and equality in the restaurant industry earned him the Muhammad Ali Kentucky Humanitarian Award.

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Lindsey Ofcacek

Ofcacek received the Muhammad Ali Kentucky Humanitarian Award for her work addressing food inequality as co-founder of The LEE Initiative.

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Richard Lapchick

Lapchick, a human rights activist and recognized expert on sports and social issues, received the Muhammad Ali Humanitarian of the Year Award.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Christian Stephen - Dedication

Stephen, a British journalist and filmmaker, specialized in documentary and frontline coverage of conflict and human rights issues.

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Yvette Ishimwe - Giving

Ishimwe is the founder and CEO of a social enterprise offering innovative drinking water solutions for vulnerable communities.

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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.

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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.

More Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awardees

2022 Awardees

Dr. Anthony Fauci, World Central Kitchen, and seven other honorees inspired all in attendance on November 5, 2022

2019 Awardees

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

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