This award, established in 1997 and formerly known as the Alumni Achievement Award, recognizes alumni who have significantly improved the human condition at the local, state, provincial, national, or international level. Recipients will have made a substantial difference for people, organizations, or governments through a single influential act or a series of steps that produced positive societal change. Nominations come from HKS alumni, faculty, and staff. Self-nominations for this award are discouraged.

Nominations close February 1, 2020.

Cina Lawson MPP 2001 | 2019 Recipient

Cina Lawson MPP 2001 uses technology to transform financial inclusion and internet access in Togo.

Previous Recipients

2018
Bryan Stevenson MPP 1985, JD 1985, LLD 2015

2017
Frank Pearl MC/MPA 2011

2016
Amara Konneh MC/MPA 2008

2015
Steve Bonano MC/MPA 2009

2014
Leopoldo López MPP 1996

2013
Jian-Li Yang PhD 2001

2012
James R. McCorkell MPA 1999

2011
Jia Yang MC/MPA 2001

2010
Susan Ople MC/MPA 1999

2005
Robert B. Zoellick MPP 1981

2002
Juan Carlos Navarro MPP 1985
Carol Raphael MC/MPA 1979, S&L 1987

2001
Douglas K. Bereuter MC/MPA 1973
Anne F. Reed MC/MPA 1981
Barbara B. Roberts S&L 1989

2000
Sheila P. Burke MC/MPA 1982
Alan “Scotty” K. Campbell MPA 1949, PhD 1952 (Awarded Posthumously)
Donald Y. Tsang MC/MPA 1982

1999
Linda W. Chapin S&L 1988
Klaus M. Schwab MC/MPA 1967

1998
Ira A. Jackson MC/MPA 1976
Harris M. Mule MC/MPA 1967
Paul N. Ylvisaker MPA 1945, PhD 1948 (Awarded Posthumously)

1997
Mollie H. Beattie S&L 1986, MC/MPA 1991 (Awarded Posthumously)
Ian D. Clark MPP 1972
Paul A. Volcker Jr. HKS 1951