Missed the Kravis Prize internship fair? Don’t worry, there’s still time to make an impact next summer!

December 8th, 2014Posted in Community Development, Entrepreneurship, Kravis Prize, summer internshipBe the first to comment

Strong turnout marked the recent Kravis Prize Internship Fair, which opened its doors to CMC freshmen, sophomores, and juniors interested in summer internships at home and abroad with several Prize recipients. The internship fair also sparked student interest across the 7Cs to learn more about the College’s Kravis Prize, which will celebrate its 10th anniversary [...] Continue Reading →

Kravis Prize Internship fair offers a chance for impact next summer

December 1st, 2014Posted in BRAC USA, Entrepreneurship, Escuela Nueva, FAWE, Helen Keller International, INJAZ Al-Arab, Kravis Prize, Right 2 Play, Soraya SaltiBe the first to comment

What are you doing next summer? Since 2006, the Henry R. Kravis Prize in Leadership has been building a special community among its recipients, whose premier organizations are dedicated to improving the lives of millions of people around the globe. That community also extends to Claremont McKenna College’s students, who will have a chance to [...] Continue Reading →

‘He is a pilot, she is cooking’: FAWE combats schoolbook gender bias

November 5th, 2014Posted in Community Development, Education, FAWE, Female Empowerment, Kravis PrizeBe the first to comment

Educational materials in Kenyan classrooms still portray old stereotypes of “boys as heroes and girls as weak,” says the executive director of the Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE). “The current methods of teaching carry a lot of gender bias to the boy,” FAWE Executive Director Hendrina Doroba told the Kenyan newspaper The Star in [...] Continue Reading →

BRAC’s Abed: Bringing Bangladeshi Lessons to Yale

October 22nd, 2014Posted in BRAC, BRAC UK, BRAC USA, Fazle Abed, Kravis Prize, LandesaBe the first to comment

Once a program has been successfully implemented, the work isn’t over: It’s only just begun.  That was the message brought this fall by Sir Fazle Abed to New Haven, Connecticut, where he addressed a group of students in the Yale School of Management. One of the more crucial aspects of any NGO project is its [...] Continue Reading →

FAWE combats two M-words: mosquitoes and malaria

October 6th, 2014Posted in FAWE, Female Empowerment, Health, Helen Keller International, Kravis PrizeBe the first to comment

Teenager Abigail Mortey has a clear vision: to manufacture a mosquito repellent aimed to control malaria in Ghana. The Forum for African Women Educationalist (FAWE), a non-governmental organization founded to support education for girls across Africa and a 2008 recipient of the Henry R. Kravis Prize in Leadership, selected Miss Mortey as the winner of [...] Continue Reading →

More ‘bucks’ for Landesa

August 29th, 2014Posted in Civil Society, Community Development, Kravis Prize, Landesa, Poverty Reduction, Roy ProstermanBe the first to comment

Say you find an old dollar bill in a pair of jeans … where does that dollar end up? Paying for your morning coffee? Carefully deposited in your bank account? What is the best way to invest a single dollar? Melissa Warnke, author of “Bang for Your Buck,” an article featured on The Morning News, [...] Continue Reading →

Victoria Beckham empties her closets for mothers2mothers

August 18th, 2014Posted in Female Empowerment, Health, HIV transmission, m2m, mothers2mothers1 Comment

Fashion designer and pop singer Victoria Beckham celebrated the work of mothers2mothers earlier this year in the pages of Vogue and People Magazine, but she isn’t done yet. Later this month, Beckham will auction off more than 600 items of clothing from her personal wardrobe, in a partnership with The Outnet, to support the work [...] Continue Reading →

m2m’s mission in sync with recent Clinton remarks on AIDS prevention

July 31st, 2014Posted in Female Empowerment, Health, HIV transmission, Kravis Prize, m2m, mothers2mothersBe the first to comment

For Former U.S. President Bill Clinton, the key to the successful future treatment and prevention of HIV and AIDS must focus on the most intimate human relationship of all. Mother and child. “We are trying to help countries eliminate mother-to-child transmission,” he told an audience at a world AIDS conference held in Melbourne, Australia, “and [...] Continue Reading →

Webinar Focuses on How Nonprofits Can Make Mission Matter

June 17th, 2014Posted in Education, Entrepreneurship, Kravis Prize, Sakena YacoobiBe the first to comment

“Mission creep” is a pervasive and extremely debilitating problem that afflicts all too many nonprofit organizations. According to presenters Kim Starkey Jonker and William F. Meehan III, it is the No. 1 reason why nonprofits fail to achieve the impact for beneficiaries that they desire. Yet mission creep is easily preventable and easily curable. By [...] Continue Reading →

N.Y. event raises $1 million to advance HKI’s global, life-saving work

June 5th, 2014Posted in CMC, Helen Keller International, Kravis PrizeBe the first to comment

A number of CMCers were in New York at the end of May to attend a Spirit of Helen Keller Gala, which raised approximately $1 million dollars for the nonprofit’s global, life-saving work in preventing blindness and malnutrition. Joining the guest list in support of the 2014 Kravis Prize recipient’s gala were: Claremont McKenna Trustee [...] Continue Reading →

Our Mission

To identify extraordinary leaders in the nonprofit sector, celebrate their accomplishments, and share their best practices with others.

About the Prize

Established in 2006, the Henry R. Kravis Prize in Leadership conducts a rigorous due diligence and selection process to choose an annual recipient…

More about the Prize

Google+

Latest Blog Posts

Missed the Kravis Prize internship fair? Don’t worry, there’s still time to make an impact next summer!
Strong turnout marked the recent Kravis Prize Internship Fair, which opened its doors to CMC freshmen, sophomores, and juniors interested in summer internships ...

Kravis Prize Internship fair offers a chance for impact next summer
What are you doing next summer? Since 2006, the Henry R. Kravis Prize in Leadership has been building a special community among its recipients, whose premier or...

Go to the blog

Follow us on Twitter

The connection to twitter has returned an error. Please try again later.

Follow us on Twitter