Champions for Change

Created in 2006, the Champions for Change Award celebrates the possibilities of a gender equitable world and honors the leaders and visionaries who are helping to make that world a reality. Since 2006, ICRW has conferred its prestigious Champions for Change Award upon those who demonstrate remarkable leadership in promoting the rights and well-being of women and girls. Past awardees include Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton (2012), Ambassador Melanne Verveer (2013) and The Rt Hon William Hague MP (2015).

Our latest award series honored Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Melinda Gates, Jill Sheffield and former ICRW President Geeta Rao Gupta. Click here to read more about the 2016 Champions for Change Awards.