Posts Tagged: Laureate

Oscar Ekponimo, Rolex Young Laureate, 2016

Oscar Ekponimo, of Nigeria, is solving an old problem – malnutrition caused by poverty – with a 21st century invention. His cloud-based app, Chowberry, alerts retailers when products reach...

Elsa Zaldívar, Rolex Laureate, 2008 Edcouch Elsa vs Mission 2008

Reese Fernandez, Rolex Young Laureate, 2010

In 2007, Reese Fernandez cofounded Rags2Riches, a social enterprise company that revolutionized the women’s business practices by arranging for them to sell their products direct to retailers. Discover more...

Selene Biffi, Rolex Young Laureate, 2012

Italian social entrepreneur Selene Biffi has set up a storytelling school in Kabul that will preserve Afghanistan’s rich oral heritage and spread crucial development information. Discover more on

Is it good to work in a popular area? Nobel Laureate Paul Nurse

Paul Nurse, who shared the 2001 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his work on the cell cycle, visited China from 14-16 December 2014 as part of the...