The Awards Breakfast showcases the impact of the Tamer Center for Social Enterprise, which trains the next generation of leaders to address social and environmental challenges. We present the Horton Award for Excellence in Social Enterprise, named for Professor Ray Horton, who established social enterprise as an interest area at Columbia Business School. The Horton Award recognizes individuals who have demonstrated a passion for social or environmental causes and have used their management skills to benefit society.

Past honorees

2019: Lucius N. Littauer Foundation and Robert Frost ’97

2018: Paul B. Guenther ’64

2017: Jon Friedland ’97 and Shaiza Rizavi ’96

2016: Russell ’67, Judith, Cecily, Edward, and Madeline Carson