Honorees

IMPORTANT GLOBAL VOICES

A CELEBRATION OF IMPACT AT SCALE

Each year, GSV honors leading global contributors who are making true impact in the learning and talent world. Here we celebrate our history of winners.

Carlos Moreno
Carlos Moreno

Innovators of Color

2020
Dr. Esther Wojcicki
Dr. Esther Wojcicki

Power Of Women

2020
Dr. Mahalia Ann Hines
Dr. Mahalia Ann Hines

Lifetime Achievement

2020
Nate Davis
Nate Davis

Innovators of Color

2020
Rachel Carlson
Rachel Carlson

Power Of Women

2020
Christine Willig
Christine Willig

Power of Women

2019
Cindy Mi
Cindy Mi

Power of Women

2019
Erin Wade
Erin Wade

Venture Award

2019
Frida Polli
Frida Polli

Power of Women

2019
Geoffrey  Canada
Geoffrey Canada

Lifetime Achievement

2019
Kai-leé Berke
Kai-leé Berke

Power of Women

2019
Michael Sorrell
Michael Sorrell

Innovators of Color

2019
Shaan  Hathiramani
Shaan Hathiramani

Venture Award

2019
Stephen  Smith
Stephen Smith

Venture Award

2019
Freddy Vega
Freddy Vega

Venture Award

2018
Jaime Casap
Jaime Casap

Innovators of Color

2018
John Katzman
John Katzman

Lifetime Achievement

2018
Nicholas Shekerdemian
Nicholas Shekerdemian

Venture Award

2018
Phyllis Lockett
Phyllis Lockett

Innovators of Color

2018
Reshma Saujani
Reshma Saujani

Mc Graw Hill Prize

2018
Sari Factor
Sari Factor

Power of Women

2018
Timothy Renick
Timothy Renick

Mc Graw Hill Prize

2018
Tonio DeSorrento
Tonio DeSorrento

Venture Award

2018
Kate Volzer
Kate Volzer

Venture Award

2017
Kaya Henderson
Kaya Henderson

Innovators of Color

2017
Marian Wright Edelman
Marian Wright Edelman

Lifetime Achievement

2017
Mohamad Jebara
Mohamad Jebara

Venture Award

2017
Sara Nadel
Sara Nadel

Venture Award

2017
Alberto Carvalho
Alberto Carvalho

Lifetime Achievment

2016
Elad Shoushan
Elad Shoushan

Venture Award

2016
Frank Gehry
Frank Gehry

Lifetime Achievement

2016
Gideon Stein
Gideon Stein

Venture Award

2016
Grant Hosford
Grant Hosford

Venture Award

2016
Jessie Woolley-Wilson
Jessie Woolley-Wilson

Innovators of Color

2016
Mitch and Freada Kapor
Mitch and Freada Kapor

Lifetime Achievement

2016
Dennis Keller
Dennis Keller

Lifetime Achievement Award

2015
Dr. Howard Fuller
Dr. Howard Fuller

Lifetime Achievement

2015
Eric Frank
Eric Frank

Venture Award

2015
Fred Swaniker
Fred Swaniker

Innovators of Color

2015
Krishna Vedati
Krishna Vedati

Venture Award

2015
Coach Lou Holtz
Coach Lou Holtz

Lifetime Achievement

2014
David Cass
David Cass

Venture Award

2014
Jonathan Hefter
Jonathan Hefter

Venture Award

2014
Stephen Bailey
Stephen Bailey

Venture Award

2014
Bill Miliken
Bill Miliken

Lifetime Achievement

2013
Marguerite Kondracke
Marguerite Kondracke

Lifetime Achievement

2013
Preston Silverman
Preston Silverman

Venture Award

2013
Tom Graunke
Tom Graunke

Venture Award

2013
Tyler Bosmeny
Tyler Bosmeny

Venture Award

2013

Lifetime Achievement Award

A CELEBRATION OF IMPACT AT SCALE

The GSV Lifetime Achievement Award honors individuals whose lives have had a profound impact in changing the world for good. These winners share GSV’s mission that all people have an equal opportunity to participate in the future. GSV believes in celebrating the pioneers that have built the foundation for change.

Dr. Mahalia Ann Hines
Dr. Mahalia Ann Hines

Lifetime Achievement

2020
Geoffrey  Canada
Geoffrey Canada

Lifetime Achievement

2019
John Katzman
John Katzman

Lifetime Achievement

2018
Marian Wright Edelman
Marian Wright Edelman

Lifetime Achievement

2017
Frank Gehry
Frank Gehry

Lifetime Achievement

2016
Mitch and Freada Kapor
Mitch and Freada Kapor

Lifetime Achievement

2016
Dr. Howard Fuller
Dr. Howard Fuller

Lifetime Achievement

2015
Coach Lou Holtz
Coach Lou Holtz

Lifetime Achievement

2014
Bill Miliken
Bill Miliken

Lifetime Achievement

2013
Marguerite Kondracke
Marguerite Kondracke

Lifetime Achievement

2013

IMPORTANT GLOBAL VOICES

A CELEBRATION OF IMPACT AT SCALE

Each year, GSV accepts nominations from the ASU GSV community for the leading global innovator of color making true impact in the learning and talent world. The winners each year have accomplished incredible things in their lives and impacted thousand and even millions of people through their work.

Nate Davis
Nate Davis

Innovators of Color

2020
Carlos Moreno
Carlos Moreno

Innovators of Color

2020
Michael Sorrell
Michael Sorrell

Innovators of Color

2019
Jaime Casap
Jaime Casap

Innovators of Color

2018
Phyllis Lockett
Phyllis Lockett

Innovators of Color

2018
Kaya Henderson
Kaya Henderson

Innovators of Color

2017
Jessie Woolley-Wilson
Jessie Woolley-Wilson

Innovators of Color

2016
Fred Swaniker
Fred Swaniker

Innovators of Color

2015

POWER OF WOMEN AWARD

A CELEBRATION OF IMPACT AT SCALE

With the POW! award, GSV recognizes female CEOs leading and achieving successful outcomes for companies at scale in the learning and talent technology sector.

Christine Willig
Christine Willig

Power of Women

2019
Cindy Mi
Cindy Mi

Power of Women

2019
Frida Polli
Frida Polli

Power of Women

2019
Kai-leé Berke
Kai-leé Berke

Power of Women

2019
Sari Factor
Sari Factor

Power of Women

2018

IMPORTANT GLOBAL VOICES

A CELEBRATION OF IMPACT AT SCALE

Each year, GSV accepts nominations from the ASU GSV community for the leading global innovator of color making true impact in the learning and talent world. The winners each year have accomplished incredible things in their lives and impacted thousand and even millions of people through their work.

Erin Wade
Erin Wade

Venture Award

2019
Shaan  Hathiramani
Shaan Hathiramani

Venture Award

2019
Stephen  Smith
Stephen Smith

Venture Award

2019
Freddy Vega
Freddy Vega

Venture Award

2018
Nicholas Shekerdemian
Nicholas Shekerdemian

Venture Award

2018
Tonio DeSorrento
Tonio DeSorrento

Venture Award

2018
Kate Volzer
Kate Volzer

Venture Award

2017
Mohamad Jebara
Mohamad Jebara

Venture Award

2017
Sara Nadel
Sara Nadel

Venture Award

2017
Elad Shoushan
Elad Shoushan

Venture Award

2016
Gideon Stein
Gideon Stein

Venture Award

2016
Grant Hosford
Grant Hosford

Venture Award

2016
Eric Frank
Eric Frank

Venture Award

2015
Krishna Vedati
Krishna Vedati

Venture Award

2015
David Cass
David Cass

Venture Award

2014
Jonathan Hefter
Jonathan Hefter

Venture Award

2014
Stephen Bailey
Stephen Bailey

Venture Award

2014
Preston Silverman
Preston Silverman

Venture Award

2013
Tom Graunke
Tom Graunke

Venture Award

2013
Tyler Bosmeny
Tyler Bosmeny

Venture Award

2013