Project Earth Scholarship

In partnership with Project Earth, a Fusion Media Group brand, Summit offers five emerging environmental innovators an opportunity to attend Summit LA17. Learn more below. 

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The scholarship

The Summit x Project Earth Scholarship seeks out and recognizes emerging environmental leaders who represent diverse communities and causes.


2017 Winners


Tori Linder
Manager, African Field Division, Conservation International

Tori supports pastoral communities in sub-Saharan Africa through the development of economically inclusive and environmentally sustainable livestock production systems. 


Naima Dido
Program Director, Seed Programs International

Naima works with local civil society organizations to provide access to vegetable seeds, agricultural resources, and skill networks for communities in over 75 countries.


Stephen Ranson
Chief Science Officer, Coral Vita

Stephen helps develop large-scale solutions to restore struggling coral ecosystems.



Dr. Katharine Wilkison
Co-Author, Drawdown

Katharine is Senior Writer at Project Drawdown, where she collaborated with Paul Hawken on the New York Times best-seller Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming.

Barrett Raftery
Executive Director, GivePower

Barrett Raftery is a solar micro-grid installer who leads GivePower, an American non-profit organization that uses renewable energy to enable social services.