On November 25, Bioneers co-founders Nina Simons and Kenny Ausubel were honored to receive the prestigious Goi Peace Award. Awarded annually by the Goi Peace Foundation in Japan, Simons and Ausubel join the ranks of other great thoughtleaders, including Bill Gates, scientist James Lovelock, Nigerian pro-democracy activist Hafsat Abiola-Costello, and Deepak Chopra.
The Goi Peace Award exists to highlight individuals and organizations in various fields that have made outstanding contributions toward the realization of a peaceful and harmonious world. They are selected not only in recognition of their past achievements, but for their ongoing contribution to building a better future.
Simons and Ausubel return home to the U.S. this week, humbled and overwhelmed with gratitude after accepting this incredible award on behalf of the Bioneers community.
Below, watch the Goi Peace Award ceremony, listen to Simons and Ausubel speak at the forum, and get a glimpse into their beautiful time in Japan. All photos and videos are courtesy of the Goi Peace Foundation.
Goi Peace Award Ceremony
Talk Session With Nina Simons and Kenny Ausubel
Gathering of Young Leaders for Peace
Sightseeing in Japan