The World Around Young Climate Prize is a project that will provide mentorship and support for the self-started projects of 25 under-25swhose practice is deeply invested in addressing climate change in their communities. We are open to applicants from a range of fields including architecture, engineering, agriculture, activism, digital design as well as other creative industries.
The idea of the prize is to support the generation born into the climate crisis in the most impactful way we can. After a global open call, The World Around will provide a bespoke academy and mentorship program led by some of the best designers. and thinkers of our time (our “Design Champions”) for a cohort of 25. Ultimately three finalists will be selected to present their work and ideas at our next major event at the Guggenheim Museum in New York in 2023.
I’m excited to share that the prize is now open for applications and you can also nominate someone directly. We have already received some inspiring submissions from all over the world, and I would love your help in connecting us to your networks to drive further nominations, applications and visibility for the project before the deadline on October 31st 2022.