Past Honorees
 

2019

Leymah R. Gbowee
Muhtar Kent
Jim Yong Kim

2018

Janet Yellen
International Finance Corporation

2017

Zbigniew Brzezinski
Fundaçao Lemann

2016

The Honorable Ban Ki-moon
Secretary James A. Baker, III
The Honorable Christine Lagarde
Wang Boming MIA ’88

2015

Eduardo Paes, Mayor of Rio de Janeiro
Eric Garcetti MIA ’95, Mayor of Los Angeles
Citi & Edward Skyler, EVP, Global Public Affairs

2014

Unilever & Paul Polman, CEO
The Rockefeller Foundation & Dr. Judith Rodin, President
Dr. Joan Spero MIA ’68,  ’73GSAS

2013

Judy Cheng-Hopkins MIA ’78
Ambassador Richard N. Gardner

2012

Dr. Lisa Anderson CERT ’76, ’77GSAS, ’81GSAS
Howard G. Buffett
Peter G. Peterson

2011

Mitchell D. Silber MIA ’05
Paul A. Volcker
WITNESS

2010

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala
Fareed Zakaria
Partners in Health

2009

Christiane Amanpour
Arminio Fraga
New America Foundation

2008

Ambassador Arnold A. Saltzman
Lan Yang MIA ’96

2007

Ambassador Donald Blinken
Patricia M. Cloherty MIA ’68, ’70TC
A. Michael Hoffman IF ’69, MIA ’73

2006

James A. Harmon
Nemir A. Kirdar

2005

Kenneth J. Knuckles
Lt. Gen. Brent Scowcroft
Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation

2004

Henrique de Campos Meirelles
Ambassador Felix Rohatyn
Citizens Budget Commission

2003

The Honorable Madeleine K. Albright CERT ’68, ’76GSAS
Richard M. Smith IF ’69 
The Community Service Society of New York

2002

George Rupp
The Honorable Martin Varsavsky MIA ’84
The Nature Conservancy

2001

Senator George J. Mitchell
Ted Turner
Human Rights Watch