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The 2019 Pritzker Emerging Environmental Genius Award Ceremony

Candidates represent the full spectrum of answers to environmental concerns

11.7.2019

The Pritzker Award aims to recognize an environmental leader, under the age of 40, who is on the verge of making lasting change in the field of environmental sustainability. The winner will be chosen by a panel of judges: Nicolas Berggruen, founder and president of Berggruen Holdings and the Berggruen Institute Shawn Escoffery, executive director...

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11.14.2019

Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim in Conservation International: ‘Protecting nature, building peace’: Indigenous activist wins prestigious award

“The voices of indigenous people are being heard here — through me, through all of you and through this prize,” said Ibrahim after receiving the award, which included a US$ 100,000 prize. “We are all together. We will win this battle; I am so confident.”


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11.10.2019

2019 Pritzker Genius Award Winner Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim in The New York Times

Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim is a guest on the “Mothers of Invention” podcast which features women of color and indigenous women from around the world in the climate crisis who are implementing solutions in their own communities. 


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11.4.2019

2018 Pritzker finalist in Options: Nat Geo lines up trailblazing women on screen and in print

If you are looking for cool inspiration, meet the Women of Impact — a group that does not hesitate to go where their heart leads — on the National Geographic channel. The documentary, which premiered on Oct 19, features new and archival interviews with more than 40 women from diverse disciplines, cultural backgrounds and generations....


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10.31.2019

Indigenous peoples on the front line of the climate crisis

By Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim I’m Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim, an Indigenous Mbororo woman from Chad and an environmental activist. Climate change is inflicting a terrible humanitarian crisis on my people. The Mbororo are pastoralists that live across all the lake Chad countries. They are among the 40 million people, mostly cattle herders, farmers and fishermen, in...


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10.31.2019

No Longer Small

By Varshini Prakash My name is Varshini Prakash, I’m 26 and I’m the Executive Director and Co-founder of Sunrise Movement. My generation has grown up bearing witness to the crisis of climate change and the failure of our purported leaders to stop it. For most of my life, climate change has felt impossibly huge while...


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10.31.2019

The worldwide movement for climate justice is having a moment. And just in time.

By May Boeve As I write, Greta Thunberg is making her way to the UN Climate Summit by sailboat. Millions around the world will join her in a Global Climate Strike on September 20, inspired by her Friday school walkouts. Each week, new scientific reports tell stories of our beleaguered planet, be it the melting...


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10.28.2019

Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim in Ms. Magazine: Meet the TEDWomen 2019 Speakers

The theme for this year’s TEDWomen is “Bold + Brilliant,” setting the bar high for our curatorial team to search for the world’s best, brightest—and yes, most daring—leaders, pioneers, activists and entrepreneurs. Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim is an environmental activist from Chad who advocates for the wider inclusion of indigenous people, knowledge and traditions in the...



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10.25.2019

Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim, 2019 Pritzker finalist, in Thrive Global: This Year’s TEDWomen Speakers are Bold + Brilliant!

Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim, an environmental activist from Chad who advocates for the wider inclusion of indigenous people, knowledge and traditions in the global movement to fight the effects of climate change.


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10.25.2019

Pritzker 2019 finalist, Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim, named TEDWomen speaker

Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim advocates for the wider inclusion of indigenous people, knowledge and traditions in the global movement to fight the effects of climate change. Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim is a member of the Mbororo people in Chad, who face a dire situation: Lake Chad, a water source for 40 million people, has lost 90 percent...


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10.24.2019

2019 Pritzker nominee, Jasmine Crowe, in Atlanta Business Chronicle:

Atlanta Business Chronicle has named our 2019 40 Under Forty honorees. The up-and-comers will be celebrated at an awards event Nov. 7 at The Fairmont in Atlanta. Here’s a Q&A with one of the honorees, Jasmine Crowe, founder and CEO, Goodr:


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10.7.2019

Pritzker 2018 winner Miranda Wang and Pritzker 2019 finalist Hindou Ibrahim in India Times: 16 Women Fighting Climate Change

Miranda Wang is Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of BioCellection, that’s converting plastic waste into valuable industrial chemicals used in the making of familiar products like cars, electronic goods, textiles and cleaning agents. She now plans to develop a fully-commercial processing plant and recycle 45,500 tonnes of plastic waste by 2023. In doing so, she...