Changemakers: Spark of Genius

It’s one thing to see a need that sparks an idea. But it requires much more to fan that spark into meaningful change. Every day, NYU alumni leverage their creativity and entrepreneurial vision for the greatest good. Now that’s genius.

Be The Light

With more than half-a-million NYU alumni around the globe, we need you to help us shine a light on NYU Alumni Changemakers and their impressive work.

Thank you to those who have nominated NYU Alumni Changemakers. Nominations are currently closed. The NYU Alumni Association Board of Directors, along with a special committee made up of key members of the NYU community, will review all potential candidates based on the magnitude of the challenge, originality and innovation of the solution, and the results and impact achieved.

Their work sparked significant change. Your nomination illuminates their efforts and extends their impact.

Who inspires you today?


NYU Alumni in 183 Countries

28% of Alumni

Work in Education, Entrepreneurship, or Community and Social Services


Thank you for your nomination! Check back to see who is named a 2018 NYU Alumni Changemaker.

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Thank you for your interested in NYU Alumni Changemakers! Nominations are currently closed.