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About Global Citizen Prize

The Global Citizen Prize celebrates remarkable changemakers who are taking exceptional actions to end extreme poverty NOW.

These extraordinary activists keep the world’s poor at the forefront of their life’s work, take exceptional actions to end extreme poverty in their own communities, and foster social change across the globe.

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2022 Global Citizen Prize Winners

Nidhi Pant

2022 Cisco Youth Leadership Award

The Global Citizen Prize: Cisco Youth Leadership Award was established by Cisco and Global Citizen to recognize and lift up a young person positively impacting the world, demonstrate the impact that young people are having on achieving the United Nation's Global Goals, and accelerate global problem solving.

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Mitzy Cortés

2022 Citizen Award Mexico

Activist | Futuros indígenas network & Milpa Project

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Brianna Fruean

2022 Citizen Award Oceania

Activist | Various. Pacific Climate Warriors 

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Anuscheh Amir-Khalili

2022 Citizen Award Germany

Co-founder | Flamingo e.V.

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Payzee Mahmod

2022 Citizen Award UK

Campaigner | Iranian & Kurdish Women’s Rights Organization (IKWRO)

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Khanyisile Motsa (aka “Mam Khanyi”)

2022 Citizen Award Southern/Eastern Africa

Founder | Home of Hope for Girls

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 Yemi Adamolekun

2022 Citizen Award Nigeria

Executive Director | Enough is Enough (EiE)

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Barbie Izquierdo

2022 Citizen Award North America

Manager | Hunger Free America's Community Empowerment

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Countdown to the Prize

Hosted by Scott Evans

The Countdown to the Prize digital pre-show, hosted by Access Hollywood’s Scott Evans, will feature exclusive behind-the-scenes interviews with the artists, special packages on the Prize winners, and a virtual red carpet, streaming at 7:30 P.M. ET on Facebook and Twitter. 

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