LINC South Africa Recognized as Finalist in Two Award Competitions

Synergos’ work in South Africa through our Leadership and Innovation Network for Collaboration in the Children’s Sector - LINC is being recognized in two awards competitions.

LINC is a finalist for the 2011 Investing in the Future and Drivers of Change award run by the Mail & Guardian and the Southern Africa Trust.

In addition, Ann Lamont and LINC are finalists for the 2011 John P. McNulty Prize, which seeks to inspire young people from around the world to make a real difference in their communities by recognizing the very best in high-impact leadership. The Prize recognizes leadership projects undertaken by the Fellows of the Aspen Global Leadership Network. Ann, who founded LINC, is both an Aspen Fellow and a Synergos Senior Fellow.

UPDATE October 26 - The 2011 McNulty Prize has been awarded to Dele Olojede and NEXT for helping for revolutionize media in Nigeria. Congratulations to the winner and all the other finalists.

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Decisions on both awards will be made in November; we encourage you to take inspiration from all the finalists who are doing great work in helping build a better world.