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Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award

This award honors a social entrepreneur who has demonstrated extraordinary leadership in developing innovative solutions to the world's most intractable social problems.A $5,000 honorarium accompanies the award. Past winners have included: NYU alumnus Scott Stimpfel, founder, Resources for Educational and Employment Opportunities (REEO); Scott Harrison, founder, charity: water; and Darell Hammond, founder, KaBOOM!.

2010 Award Recipient

  1. Scott Stimpfel is the Co-Founder of Resources for Educational and Employment Opportunities (REEO), a non-profit organization that is committed to empowering community college students with the opportunity to transfer to a four-year university, to earn a bachelors degree and to obtain a professional position upon graduation by providing financial academic, career and leadership resouces.