- Judith Broder, a psychiatrist who now enlists therapists to provide free counseling to returning veterans and their families
- Timothy Will, a former telecom executive who brings broadband â€“ and profits â€“ to economically distressed farm communities inÂ Appalachia
- Henry Lui, a professor who now turns toxic waste into safe, â€œgreenâ€ bricks
Five Purpose Prize winners have won $100,000 each.Â Five more won $50,000 each.Â Â And 49 were named Purpose Prize fellows.Â What distinguishes the Purpose Prize from others is that it not only honors past achievements, but it provides the funds and recognition for winners and fellows to continue their groundbreaking work.
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