Skoll Foundation announces 2015 Skoll Awards for Social Entrepreneurship 

 

Alliance magazine

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On 13 April, two days before the beginning of the 12th Annual Skoll World Forum, the Skoll Foundation announced the four recipients of the 2015 Skoll Awards for Social Entrepreneurship.

‘Social entrepreneurs dare to change the world,’ said Jeff Skoll, founder and chairman of the Skoll Foundation. ‘Within every social entrepreneur is an unwavering belief that big, seemingly intractable problems offer unsurpassed opportunities.’

Each awardee receives a $1.25 million, three-year core support investment to scale their work and increase their impact. They also gain leverage through their long-term participation in a global community of visionary leaders and innovators dedicated to solving the world’s most pressing problems.

This year’s four awardees are:

Click here to read the full press release.

Watch these remarkable social entrepreneurs accept their awards at the Skoll World Forum’s Awards Ceremony on Thursday 16April at 5.30-7pm (GMT + 1), LIVE!


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