by Ashley Kruythoff The first five candidates for the 2020 Pritzker Emerging Environmental Genius Award address issues including river pollution, inequity and coexistence with wildlife. From ensuring ecosystem restoration to…
A spark for rising stars
Individuals can make a difference, but it takes more than talent and hard work. It also takes the support of others. This annual award provides that support by uncovering promising young innovators and boosting their careers as champions for the environment.
The 2020 candidates
Our candidates include entrepreneurs, scientists, artists, business and environmental leaders from around the world. Having already demonstrated talent, they stand poised to address global concerns.meet the candidates
“The Emerging Environmental Genius Award is an early investment in our future, giving today’s top young minds the community and financial support that will take their ideas to the next level.”
Managing Partner, The Pritzker Group
2020 Pritzker finalists: Clara Lee-Pratte, Kathy Jetñil-Kijiner, Leah Penniman
In a tumultuous and uncertain year, the creative efforts of three young environmental leaders offer a breath of fresh air.
By Sonia Aronson The next five candidates for the Pritzker Emerging Environmental Genius Award are pioneering breakthrough inventions in tree planting, DNA scanning and solar power. They include a Marshallese…
by Ashley Kruythoff Our next five candidates for the 2020 Pritzker Emerging Environmental Genius Award are uplifting female scientists based in Africa. They are providing homeowners with retail wind power,…
Meet the 2020 Pritzker Candidates #16-21 By Sonia Aronson It’s no secret that environmental issues are also social and racial issues — which makes it critical to develop comprehensive, resilient…
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“We are excited to help shine a light on the potential of hydropanels to help solve the clean water access challenge our [Navajo] communities have been facing for decades,” said Clara Pratte @cjlpratte, President of Navajo Power & Pritzker finalist. https://t.co/BqPsktc2WB— UCLA Inst. of the Environment and Sustainability (@UCLAIoES) September 11, 2020