Skoll World Forum Awards Ceremony 2017

By Skoll World Forum (other events)

Wednesday, April 5 2017 4:00 PM 6:00 PM

The Skoll World Forum Awards is the highlight of an exciting and inspiring week. The Skoll Foundation invites you to honor the recipients of the 2017 Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship, and to celebrate the importance of finding common ground in advancing a more peaceful, prosperous, and sustainable world.

Our Awards Program begins at 4:00 PM and doors open at 3:30 PM. Seating is General Admission.

Confirmed Speakers:

  • Bono, Lead Singer of U2 and Co-Founder of ONE and (RED)
  • Sally Osberg, President and CEO of the Skoll Foundation
  • Jeff Skoll, Chairman, Jeff Skoll Group, Skoll Foundation, Skoll Global Threats Fund, Participant Media, and Capricorn Investment Group

Recipients of the 2017 Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship:

  • Bradley Myles, Chief Executive Officer, Polaris
  • Kola Masha, Manager Director, Babban Gona
  • Raj Panjabi, Chief Executive Officer, Last Mile Health
  • Elizabeth Hausler, Founder and CEO, Build Change

Special Musical Performance by:

  • Michael Franti, Musician, Humanitarian and Co-Founder of Do It For The Love Foundation