The Waislitz Global Citizen Award
The Waislitz Global Citizen Award is a $100,000 prize awarded to an individual who best demonstrates global citizenship, impact, innovation, and potential. The 2015 Award Winner,
Twesigye Jackson Kaguri
, is the Director of The Nyaka AIDS Orphans Project, an organization working on behalf of HIV/AIDS orphans in rural southwest Uganda to end systemic deprivation, poverty, and hunger through community development, education, and healthcare.
Learn more about the Waislitz Global Citizen Award and how to apply
Twesigye Jackson Kaguri, 2015 Waislitz Global Citizen Award Winner
The Curtis Scholarship funds an overseas development trip with Global Citizen for the award winner. The scholarship provides an immersive experience highlighting effective development programs around sanitation, girls and women, and education. The 2015 Scholar, Drew Denson, traveled to India with Global Citizen staff to meet key partners and work in India.
Learn more about Drew’s trip and the Curtis Scholarship
2015 Curtis Scholar, Drew Denson, Sookrit Malik and Mrs. Gowri Ishwaran from tGELF, and Hilary Gleason from Global Citizen