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2021 Honorees

The Compassionate Leaders Circle Awards

From 141 nominations, eight honorees were chosen to represent compassionate leaders in six categories. 

Arts, Entertainment and Sports

Eduardo Vilaro, New York, NY
Artistic Director and CEO, Ballet Hispanico
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Dana Moyer, Papillion, Nebraska
Human Resources Director, Midwest Laboratories
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Dr. Pamela Ryan, Australia and Austin, TX
Global Business Impactor, Investor and Author
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Kevin Cherep, Chicago, IL
President and CEO, Chicago Youth Centers
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Rodney Foxworth, Oakland, CA
CEO, Common Future
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Dr. Aric Krause, Hartford, CT
Dean for Academic and Administrative Affairs, Rensselaer’s Polytechnic Institute
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Under 25

Duke Mahr, Denver, CO and Manhattan Beach, CA
Student, Knoebel School of Hospitality Management, University of Denver, Class of 2021
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2020 Special Recognition: Frontline Healthcare Workers

Dr. Rajeev Fernando, Southampton, NY
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2021 Awards Ceremony

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