5 winners of the Tech Awards!
Among the many accomplishments, the winners have helped create ways of irrigating food crops, accessing clean water, fortifying food for hungry school children, learning a foreign language by a cell phone, and making renewable sources of light during times of darkness. The Tech Awards offer many examples of how one person can make a difference!
“The Tech Awards program inspires global engagement in applying technology to humanity’s most pressing problems by recognizing individuals, organizations, and companies that use innovative technology solutions.
The Tech Awards Laureates are profoundly improving the human condition through the use of technology. It is the goal of The Tech Awards to showcase their compelling stories and reward their brilliant accomplishments.”
2010 Global Humanitarian Award Recipient – Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan
“World-renowned human rights and education advocate Queen Rania Al Abdullah of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan has been named recipient of the 2010 James C. Morgan Global Humanitarian Award by The Tech Museum. The Global Humanitarian Award is part of the museum’s international program, The Tech Awards, which honors innovators from around the world who are applying technology to benefit humanity.”
2010 Prize Laureates
Intel Environment Award
Peer Water Exchange, a project of Blue Planet Network
BD Biosciences Economic Development Award
Alexis T. Belonio, Center for Rice Husk Energy Technology
Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam
Microsoft Education Award
BBC World Service Trust, BBC Janala
The Katherine M. Swanson Equality Award
A Single Drop for Safe Water
Nokia Health Award
Venkatesh Mannar, Micronutrient Initiative, India, Nigeria, Sri Lanka
Intel Environment Award Laureates
BD Biosciences Economic Development Award Laureates
- Alexis T. Belonio Philippines
- Husk Power Systems India
- International Development Enterprises India India