Inviting nominations for the Second Olga Alexeeva Memorial Prize


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Olga Alexeeva

Olga Alexeeva

The Second Olga Alexeeva Memorial Prize will be awarded to an individual who has demonstrated remarkable leadership, creativity and results in developing philanthropy for progressive social change in an emerging market country or countries.

Sound like someone you know? The closing date for nominations is 1 October. Read more about the prize and nominate someone here.

The £5,000 prize will be for the individual winner to use at their discretion. All finalists will be invited to attend the WINGS Forum, to be held in Istanbul on 27-29 March, where the winner will be announced, and invited to deliver a keynote speech. The finalists will also be featured in a special supplement to be published with the March 2014 issue of Alliance. This supplement is being sponsored by Charities Aid Foundation as a tribute to Olga Alexeeva, who worked with them for many years.

Kingsley Mucheke, Jane Weru The Akiba Mashinani Trust, KenyaThe winners of the first round of the Olga Alexeeva Memorial Prize were Jane Weru and Kingsley Kariuki Mucheke of Akiba Mashinani Trust.  Jane and Kingsley are pictured here giving a lecture at the Emerging Societies, Emerging Philanthropies International Forum in Peterhof, Russia, 1-2 July, following the prize ceremony.

Now we need good nominations for the second year of the prize! The closing date for nominations is 1 October 2013. If you have any questions, contact

Please circulate this call for nominations widely among your contacts.

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