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Published on Apr 15, 2016
An emotional highlight of the week, the Skoll Awards for Social Entrepreneurship honored the 2016 Awardees and celebrated all those who are working to create a peaceful, prosperous and sustainable world. This video covers the entire awards ceremony.
Special musical performance by Grammy Award winning pop star, Juanes.
MASTERS OF CEREMONIES Sally Osberg, President and CEO of the Skoll Foundation
Jeff Skoll, Chairman of the Jeff Skoll Group, Skoll Foundation, Skoll Global Threats Fund, Participant Media, and Capricorn Investment Group
RECIPIENTS OF THE 2016 SKOLL AWARD FOR SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP Vivek Maru of Namati Oren Yakobovich of Videre Mallika Dutt and Sonali Khan of Breakthrough Chuck Slaughter of Living Goods Bryan Stevenson of Equal Justice Initiative
MUSICAL PERFORMANCE Juanes, Grammy Award-Winning Musician; Founder, Fundación Mi Sangre Juan Esteban Aristizábal Vásquez (Juanes) has won 22 Grammy awards over 15 years of popularity throughout Latin America and beyond. In addition to his music career, Juanes founded the Mi Sangre Foundation, which supports victims of land mines, and empowers youth to become peace builders in Colombia.
The Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship is the premier international platform for advancing entrepreneurial approaches and solutions to the world's most pressing problems. Our mission is to accelerate the impact of the world's leading social entrepreneurs by uniting them with essential partners in a collaborative pursuit of learning, leverage and large-scale social change.
Each year, nearly 1,000 of the world’s most influential social entrepreneurs, key thought leaders and strategic partners gather at the University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School to exchange ideas, solutions and information.