2018 MLK Innovation Leadership Award Nominees

The Innovation Leadership Award acknowledges a person or organization whose new venture, groundbreaking or transformational idea serves as example to inspire innovation and leadership in their sector and/or in the region.

Annia Aleman PGH Lab Program, City of Pittsburgh
Ascender
Melanie Carter (Blak Rapp M.A.D.U.S.A.) Hip Hop Artivist
Cook Myosite
East End Cooperative Ministry
For Good PGH
Christian Hughes Chief Executive Dreamer, Drafting Dreams
Jason Jones Consultant
Peyton Klein Founder, Global Minds Initiative
Mary Jayne McCullough Founder, Global Wordsmiths
Dr. Mike Schneider, Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
Celeste Smith President and CEO, 1Hood Media