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2016 Social Entrepreneurship Awards

Monday October 2016


Chris Anderson TED, New York, NY
Luma Mufleh 2019 Civil Society Fellowship | Fugees Family, Columbus, OH
Reid Porter 2019 Civil Society Fellowship | Advocates for Community Transformation, Dallas, TX
Howard Husock Contributing Editor, City Journal
Glenys Carl Coming Home Connection, Santa Fe, NM
Alfa Demmellash & Alex Forrester Rising Tide Capital, Jersey City, NJ

In 2019, Manhattan Institute renamed the Social Entrepreneurship Awards to the Civil Society Awards. Learn more here.

The recipient of the 2016 William E. Simon Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Social Entrepreneurship:

  • Chris Anderson, Curator of TED, New York, NY

The winners of the 2016 Richard Cornuelle Award for Social Entrepreneurship:

Master of Ceremonies: Howard Husock, Director, Social Entrepreneurship Initiative and Vice President, Research and Publications at the Manhattan Institute

Founded in 2001, MI's Social Entrepreneurship Initiative combines research and events on the role of nonprofit organizations with awards to recognize the best of America's new generation of nonprofit leaders.