Class of 2021 President’s Engagement and Innovation Prize winners announced

Seven Penn seniors were named recipients of the 2021 President’s Engagement Prize. They are Elizabeth Carson Eckhard, Natalia Rommen, and Sarah Simon for Project HOPE; Martin Leet and Leah Voytovich for Maji; and Christina Miranda and Amanda Moreno for Be Body Positive Philly.


Composite photo of the 2021 PEP and PIP winners

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Collective Climb founders Mckayla Warwick , Kwaku Owusu, Hyungtae Kim

A ‘Collective Climb’ to combat poverty

With the President’s Engagement Prize, seniors Hyungtae Kim, Kwaku Owusu, and Mckayla Warwick will work to combat poverty in West Philadelphia through education, shared resources, and community collaboration.

(Penn Today)

Unscripted Project founders Philip Chen and Meera Menon

Improv with an impact

Using the President’s Engagement Prize, seniors Philip Chen and Meera Menon will create a nonprofit to bring improv training to Philadelphia public schools.

(Penn Today)

News Archives


December 15, 2017
Launching Leaders in the Latino Community
Penn Nursing Science

December 2, 2017
How GenHERation and Global Companies Support Millennial Education

November 17, 2017
These Penn graduates are working to provide health care for Philadelphia's homeless
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October 2, 2017
Building a Model of Sustainable Education in Senegal
Penn Current

September 28, 2017
Following Hurricane Irma, Penn Nursing Alum and PEP Prize Winner Volunteers with the Red Cross
Penn News

August 29, 2017
GenHERation Profile: On Patrol with Penn Police Chief Maureen Rush

May 4, 2017
Honoring the 2017 President's Engagement and Innovation Prize Winners
Penn Spotlights

April 21, 2017
Three Penn President’s Engagement Prize Winners to Create a Support Program for Latino High School Students
Penn News

April 18, 2017
Antoinette Zoumanigui and Selamawit Bekele of Penn to Educate Youth in Senegal
Penn News

April 12, 2017
Marcus Henderson and Ian McCurry of Penn to Connect Homeless With Health Care
Penn News

March 29, 2017
Empowering women to become leaders in business
Fox Business

March 28, 2017
President's Engagement and Innovation Prize Winners Announced at Penn
Penn News

February 24, 2017
Headed by Penn President’s Engagement Prize Winner, Ghanaian Girls’ School Opens
Penn News

April 12, 2017
Two seniors will start a school in Senegal with funds from President's Engagement Prize
The Daily Pennsylvanian

April 10, 2017
Nursing seniors plan to revolutionize the way homeless individuals receive health care
The Daily Pennsylvanian


August 22, 2014
Apprizing the Penn ethos
The Pennsylvania Gazette

June 12, 2014
Penn grads: Want to change the world? Now, there’s a prize
The Philadelphia Inquirer

June 12, 2014
At Penn, great project ideas stand to net graduates $150,000
The Chronicle of Philanthropy

June 12, 2014
New Penn award aims to inspire students to change the world
WHYY Newsworks

June 9, 2014
President Gutmann announces President's Engagement Prizes
The Daily Pennsylvanian