- Social Contributions
2017 Inamori Ethics Prize event held
On September 14, 2017, the Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence at Case Western Reserve University hosted the 2017 award ceremony for the Inamori Ethics Prize. This year’s award went to Marian Wright Edelman, founder and president of the Children’s Defense Fund, and she received the prize medal and prize money. The prize is presented to those individuals who have demonstrated exemplary ethical leadership and whose actions and influence have greatly improved the human condition. An academic symposium followed the prize ceremony and recipient’s lecture.