2015 Honorees

In the fourth year of the prize, the Lipman Family Prize received applications from 75+ organizations dedicated to a range of global causes including economic development, education, environmental sustainability, gender equality, healthcare, human rights, food security, legal aid, safe water, poverty alleviation and workers rights.

The three finalists below were chosen after rigorous evaluation by a committee of faculty, students and staff spanning across the University. The work of all three finalists was celebrated on April 30, 2015.

CareMessagewebCareMessage helps healthcare groups with mobile technologies  needed to improve health literacy and self-health management while fostering more efficient care delivery.


IAwebInnovation: Africa brings Israeli innovation to African villages by engaging in top-quality, sustainable, scalable and renewable infrastructure projects in sub-Saharan Africa.


Riders for Health's work in The Gambia, Africa shot exclusively by Tom OldhamRiders For Health enables public health care services to reach rural communities in sub-Saharan Africa predictably, reliably and cost-effectively. The “last mile” is the most important mile.