2014 Dr. Jean Mayer Award Recipients

Inger Andersen

Vice President, Middle East and North Africa Region, World Bank

Curt Rhodes

Founder and International Director, Questscope; Social Entrepreneur of the Year for the Middle East and North Africa, Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship

Augustus Richard Norton

Professor of International Relations and Anthropology, Boston University; Author, Civil Society in the Middle East

Bernardino León

Special Representative for the Southern Mediterranean Region, European Union; former Secretary-General and Foreign Policy Adviser, Office of the Prime Minister, Spain

William J Burns


Deputy Secretary of State, U.S. Department of State; Career Ambassador; former Under Secretary for Political Affairs; former Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs; former Ambassador to Jordan

Mohammed S Dajani Daoudi

Founder and Executive Director, Wasatiyya, Moderate Islamic Movement in Palestine; Founding Director, American Studies Institute, Al Quds University

Svetlana Broz

Svetlana Broz is a Yugoslavian author and physician who specializes in cardiology. Born in 1955, Broz is the youngest child of Žarko Leon Broz, Tito's eldest son, and Zlata Jelinek-Broz. She worked as a free-lance journalist from 1970 to 1975; many of her articles and interviews were published in newspapers and magazines. She graduated from the Belgrade Medical School in 1980 and has served as a cardiologist at the Military Medical Academy (VMA) from 1981 to 1999, and volunteered her services at the outbreak of the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1992. Her new project is about inter-ethnic marriages entered into during the war. In 2004, she became a citizen of Bosnia-Herzegovina. Broz is currently heading the local branch of the Gardens of the Righteous Worldwide (GARIWO) non-governmental organization. She is the founder of "Education Towards Civil Courage", a series of seminars designed to teach adolescents from all over the Balkans how to stand up to corruption and social and political divisiveness. In the summer 2007, the organization will begin the research and preparation phase for the foundation of a Center for Civil Courage in Bosnia-Herzegovina.

2013 Dr. Jean Mayer Award Recipients

Isobel Coleman

Isobel Coleman recieved the Mayer Award on November 14, 2013.