By Ashley Kruythoff Our first group of five candidates for the 2021 Pritzker Emerging Environmental Genius Award includes conservation scientists using technology and ingenuity to respond to environmental threats, and…
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 2021 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
2021 Pritzker finalists: David Diaz, Farwiza Farhan, Chook-Chook Hillman
The community-focused work of three emerging leaders reminds us that local solutions must be part of our response to the global crisis.
By Sophie Rockefeller The next four candidates for the 2021 Pritzker Emerging Environmental Genius Award are developing technologies and creating human networks to improve our relationship with the ocean and…
By Sophia Rockefeller From voyaging to mitigating hunger by reducing food waste, the next group of Pritzker Emerging Environmental Genius Award candidates is addressing some of our biggest challenges. They…
By Sophia Rockefeller The last five 2021 Pritzker Emerging Environmental Genius Award candidates are leaders in areas such as conservation and politics. By advocating for environmental justice, capturing images that…
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