Pritzker Emerging Environmental Genius Award
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 2019 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
Announcing the 2019 Pritzker Genius Award candidates
The candidates include mass movement advocates, coral reef conservationists and artists.
2018 Pritzker Finalists: Miranda Wang, Asha de Vos, Chioma Ukonu
UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability is proud to announce the 2018 Pritzker Emerging Environmental Genius Award finalists, as selected by a faculty committee. Chioma Ukonu, Asha de Vos and Miranda Wang were chosen from a pool of 20 candidates to move on to the next round of judging. Ukonu pioneered a recycling program...
Catching up with 2017 Pritzker Genius Award winner Dan Hammer
The Pritzker winner’s new app seeks to make satellite research fun for kids
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Grateful to be nominated for this award for a BIG yet simple reason: If you've ever looked at the @Open_AQ map, you've seem data gaps.....across whole continents🌍! And while we know these regions face huge #airinequality issues, they get overlooked b/c of the lack of data.1/2 https://t.co/c0HKdOUyNE— Chris Hasenkopf🐰 (@sciencerely) July 17, 2019