Nominated for: her work to alleviate poverty and hunger, and supporting social justice and environmental sustainability. She is a co-founder of The Pachamama Alliance, and founder of The Soul of Money Institute.
For more information: http://www.lynnetwist.com/
Nominated for: her work in urban revitalization, environmental justice, pro-community & green economic development.
For more information: http://www.majoracartergroup.com/
Nominated for: his work during the civil rights movement and speaking out about kyriarchies (overlapping and interconnected oppressions).
For more information: http://rustin.org/?page_id=2
Nominated for: his recent work in environmental conservation, law and governance and his past anti-apartheid work.
For more information: http://www.cullinans.co.za/
Nominated for: his indigenous rights activism in support of self-sufficiency, spiritual and traditional culture, and youth. He has been in jail since 1975 and is recognized by the international community as a political prisoner wrongfully convicted of murder.
For more information: http://www.ipoaa.com/leonard_peltier_biography.htm
Nominated for: campaigned for disability rights since her teens and did a 2014 Ted talk on “inspiration porn” that got the world thinking.
For more information: http://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-ouch-30385421
Nominated for: Dr. Karraa was nominated for her work in mental health and families, particularly post-partum depression in women. She created stigmama.com to create a space for women to “speak their truths in a non judgmental, supportive, creative community. We need the wisdom and support of others to unpack stigma of mental difference in motherhood.”
For more information: http://www.drwalkerkarraa.com/