Meet our 2022 Prize recipients.
Click on their names to see detailed descriptions of their projects or view the 2022 Princeton Prize winning projects [PDF].
2022 - NEW YORK (ROCHESTER REGION)
While Sarah's focus is on racial equity in education, her activism has no boundaries.
2022 - WASHINGTON, D.C.
Damilola started her own hackathon called TecHacks which has been recognized by a number of media including CheddarTV, Yahoo, Apple Newsroom and Fox.
2022 - MISSOURI (ST. LOUIS REGION)
Abram is the producer of The Hive, their high school news program, and is co-president of the Gender and Sexuality Alliance Club at LHS.
2022 - COLORADO
Kaviya co-founded her school district's Diversify Our Narrative (DON) chapter.
2022 - TENNESSEE (MEMPHIS REGION)
Zahra created and organized the Counselors not Cops (CNC) campaign in Memphis.
2022 - NEW JERSEY (NORTHERN NJ REGION)
Maya serves as the president of Melanin Minds, one of the leading student organizations pursuing racial justice in Morristown.
Soledad (Solie) Edison
2022 - KANSAS (KANSAS CITY REGION)
Soledad (Solie) serves as the council chair of the Student Equity Council and works for public advocacy for marginalized groups in the district.
Simone Maggie Gibson Thomas
2022 - PENNSYLVANIA (PITTSBURGH REGION)
Simone Maggie serves as senior class treasurer, Grier Int/Advanced Dance Company member and founder of Beyond the Bubble Club.
2022 - TEXAS (HOUSTON REGION)
Hannah put her concern for racial disparities in education into action when she founded San Antonio Math Include (SaMi, mathinclude.org).
2022 - PENNSYLVANIA (PHILADELPHIA REGION)
Isabella launched a national poetry competition, "I Matter", on why Black Lives Matter.
2022 - TEXAS (DALLAS REGION)
Zoya co-founded HiStory Retold, a student-led project, to take a stand.
Aminieli James Hopson
2022 - CONNECTICUT
Aminieli founded E.O. Smith's Cultural Awareness Brigade (CAB).
2022 - GEORGIA
Alison is the president of the Young Mobilizers. She created and spearheaded the Protect the Homeless Atlanta Campaign.
2022 - ALABAMA
Lina serves as secretary of the Hoover chapter of Diversify Our Narrative and as an organizer for her local Student Diversity Council.
2022 - CALIFORNIA (LOS ANGELES REGION)
Millie is the founder of the Youth Against Hate Coalition where she works to give youth platforms within traditionally "adults-only" spaces.
2022 - NEW YORK (NEW YORK CITY REGION)
Brian serves as the president of multiple groups including Regis' Black Student Union and Heritage Club.
2022 - FLORIDA (TAMPA REGION)
Bernadette drafted legislation that tackles the invasive and visible remnant of racial segregation: food deserts.
2022 - MARYLAND
Emmanuella is the founder and leader of Rise Up Mentorship, a program developed to support Black and Brown students as they tackle rigorous courses.
2022 - CALIFORNIA (SAN DIEGO REGION)
Zachary is the first student to serve as a member of the San Diego Board of Education, representing over 100,000 students.
2022 - ILLINOIS
Kashyap serves as the global chapter director at Encode Justice and is helping to make local communities safer.
2022 - FLORIDA (MIAMI REGION)
Danielle is the co-founder of the Indigenous Advocates Association (IAA).
2022 - OHIO
Diamond is the president of RACE (Respect All Cultures Equally), the first cultural representative and respective organization at Padua.
2022 - TENNESSEE (NASHVILLE REGION)
Jadyn serves as the president of the Black Student Union; co-president of Core; a student ambassador; and a class representative.
2022 - WASHINGTON STATE (SEATTLE REGION)
Ella founded and leads the Olympia Native Students Union (ONSU), and worked to open a Title IX program in the Olympia School District.
2022 - MICHIGAN
Vaish founded the Hope for Living Project and is a board member for the Neutral Zone.
Andrea (Anie) Udosen
2022 - AT LARGE REGION
Anie founded Fairfield for Change, an organization to advocate for diversity and inclusion within the Fairfield City School District.
2022 - CALIFORNIA (SAN FRANCISCO REGION)
Grace founded Asian Uplift, a 501(c)(3) social justice organization empowering Asian communities through education, service and activism.
2022 - MASSACHUSETTS
Andrew is the president and founder of the Arlington High School Asian American Coalition (AHSAAC).
2022 - NEW JERSEY (CENTRAL/SOUTHERN REGION)
Kyler is the founder and executive director of Hear Our Voices magazine.