The John P. McNulty Prize

The McNulty Prize celebrates the boldness and impact that Aspen Global Leadership Network Fellows are bringing to bear on the foremost social, economic and environmental challenges of our time.
The laureates for the 2016 John P. McNulty Prize were announced at the 2016 Resnick Aspen Action Forum. Watch the laureates dive into their motivations, challenges and how they found their north star.

Learn more about the work of the 2015 Winners, Jay Coen Gilbert, Andrew Kassoy and Bart Houlahan and their venture BLab.

Leadership Case Studies

The John P. McNulty Prize has brought us a series of leadership stories from Laureates working in diverse sectors around the world.
  • Gisela Sánchez (Central America Leadership Initiative) has disrupted markets to reduce malnutrition and eliminate under-nutrition in Central America.
  • Réjane Woodroffe (Africa Leadership Initiative - South Africa) has pioneered a holistic approach to uplift whole communities in one of the poorest areas of rural South Africa.
  • Bill Bynum (Henry Crown Fellowship) has revolutionized banking and financial empowerment in the American South.

We hope these stories will provide lessons in leadership, inspiration and courage as you design, operate and sustain your Fellowship venture. 
Leadership Case Series

2016 John P. McNulty Prize Short Film Series

From bridging conservation and development to drive job creation in South Africa; to empowering women in the Himalayas to control their own livelihoods; to demobilizing gangs in the heart of Panama City; to revolutionizing birth outcomes in South Carolina through group prenatal care, the 2016 John P. McNulty Prize Laureates are impacting their communities and the globe in innovative, scalable and replicable ways.