The Global Presence Humanitarian Award recognises an individual and/or organisation that has nurtured Life Skills development in a magnanimous manner. In 2017, we were privileged to recognise Stephen Ritz, author of The Power of a Plant and Founder of the Green Bronx Machine, for his phenomenal contributions in the arena of Environmental Literacy. https://greenbronxmachine.org/
The Global Presence Humanitarian Award Recipients
2016 Global Presence Humanitarian Award Recipient
Chetna Gala Sinha
In 2016, The Global Presence was honored to recognize Chetna Gala Sinha, Founder of The Mann Deshi Foundation for her magnanimous contributions in the arena of resource management and finance. The Mann Deshi Foundation empowers rural women entrepreneurs in India with the knowledge, skills, courage, access and capital to have more control over their lives.
2015 Global Presence Huminatarian Award Recipient
FranklinCovey, is respected around the globe as one of the pioneering leaders in the Life Skills arena of Leadership and productivity. In 1984, the first Franklin Day Planner was produced, followed by a popular time management workshop. New designs and formats are created continually, and the FranklinCovey Planning System is now used by more than 15 million people worldwide.
Rob Mather, Founder Against Malaria Foundation. Recognized for his contributions in the Life Skills arena of altruism, Rob’s inspirational transition from a young father into a world leader reducing deaths due to malaria shows what one person can accomplish when they have a big heart and a brave goal. In little more than a decade, AMF has distributed more than 3 million nets protecting 6 million people and will soon distribute 4 million more to protect another 8 million.
John Wood, Founder of Room to Read. Author of “Leaving Microsoft to Change the World” John Wood is best known for creating a scalable solution to developing global educational problems. Lesser known, and the reason for his selection for the 2013 Global Presence Humanitarian Award, is his appreciation for the importance of proactive Life Skills education in addition to academics.
Bobbi DePorter, Founder of the Quantum Learning Network. DePorter’s goals of providing proactive Life Skills education to children first manifested in the creation of a week-long summer program for teens called SuperCamp, held in July of 1982 at Kirkwood Meadows near Lake Tahoe, California. Today, SuperCamp has more than 65,000 graduates and programs in the U.S., Europe, Asia and Latin America, and is an established leader in the field of youth development.