Past Awardees - 2022

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

2022 Awardees

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

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Dr. Anthony Fauci

Dr. Fauci was given the Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Award for Lifetime Achievement for his unwavering contributions to the world's healthcare.

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World Central Kitchen

World Central Kitchen received the Humanitarian of the Year award for tornado relief in Western Kentucky and flooding relief in Eastern Kentucky.

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Alice Houston

Houston, a businesswoman, philanthropist, and community leader making a difference in Louisville, received the Kentucky Humanitarian Award.

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Gitanjali Rao - Confidence

Rao’s inventions help to detect lead content in water, provide early diagnosis of prescription opioid addiction, and counter cyberbullying.

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Lefteris Arapakis - Conviction

Arapakis’s organization, Enaleia, teaches fishermen to combat pollution and clean plastic from the Mediterranean Sea.

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Mohamad Al Jounde - Dedication

Al Jounde’s work gives 200 children access to education through his Gharsah School in Lebanon.

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Liam Elkind - Giving

Elkind co-founded Invisible Hands to help ensure food access and medical supplies to at-risk community members.

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Malcom Brogdon - Respect

The 2016-17 NBA Rookie of the Year helps lead the Brogdon Family Foundation, seeking access to clean water and quality education for all people.

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Lual Mayan - Spirituality

Mayan fights for refugee and migrant rights by teaching kids the importance of peace through video games through his organization Junub Games.

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Current Awardees

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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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