February 24, 2021

Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Launches Leadership Institute for Hilton Humanitarian Prize Laureates in Collaboration with Atlas Corps

The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, in collaboration with Atlas Corps, launched the Hilton Humanitarian Prize Laureate Virtual Leadership Institute on February 16, 2021. The Institute is a new seven-month virtual leadership training opportunity that will provide valuable professional development to rising leaders working at Hilton Humanitarian Prize Laureate organizations.

“As the world’s largest annual humanitarian award presented to nonprofit organizations, we recognize exceptional work addressing some of the world’s most pressing challenges. The Institute is an opportunity to enhance this support by investing in emerging professionals within these Prize Laureate organizations, and providing a dynamic platform for connection amongst the 25 organizations,” shared Maggie Miller, Senior Director, Hilton Humanitarian Prize.

The Institute will focus on the three themes of developing self, developing others, and leading movements, while also strengthening connections within the Prize Laureate community. This seven-month online program includes keynote speakers, interactive workshops, self-led activities, discussion groups, and community-building activities with U.S. organizations and leaders. Participants, also known as Hilton Humanitarian Prize Scholars, will also work on an individual leadership project that benefits the Laureate organization where the Scholar works. In addition to engaging within the Prize Laureate community, Scholars will become members of the broader Atlas Corps Community of more than 1,000 professionals from 103 countries.

“Atlas Corps is honored to collaborate with the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation and to welcome the Hilton Prize Laureate community to our global network. Today, our world needs professionals equipped with knowledge and connected to one another. The Leadership Institute also recognizes both organizations in milestone years—25 years of the Hilton Humanitarian Prize and the 15th Anniversary of Atlas Corps,” said Abby Robinson, Acting CEO of Atlas Corps.

The application period is now open until March 16, 2021, and the inaugural cohort will be announced in April 2021. For more details or to submit an application, please visit 

More information about the Hilton Humanitarian Prize is available here.

Hilton Prize Laureates include: Amref Health Africa, Aravind Eye Care System, BRAC, Casa Alianza, Doctors Without Borders, ECPAT International, Fountain House/Clubhouse International, Heifer International, HelpAge International, Homeboy Industries, Humanity & Inclusion, iccdr,b, International Rescue Committee, International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims, Landesa, METAdrasi, Operation Smile, Partners In Health, PATH, SHOFCO, SOS, Children’s Villages, St Christopher’s Hospice, The Task Force for Global Health, Tostan, Women for Women International