Author: Wallenberg Committee

Bryan Stevenson, photo credit Michael Collopy

Resource Toolkit for the 25th Wallenberg Medal and Lecture

Bryan Stevenson is the founder and Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Alabama. Mr. Stevenson is a widely acclaimed public interest lawyer who has dedicated his career to helping the poor, the incarcerated and the condemned. Under his leadership, EJI has won major legal challenges eliminating excessive and unfair sentencing, exonerating innocent death row prisoners, confronting abuse of the incarcerated and the mentally ill and aiding children prosecuted as adults.

John Shaver

Nursing “I have been privileged to spend the last several weeks working with the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) here in South Africa. I, along with another student from the University of Michigan, am...

Watching the Bayreuth Summer Solstice bonfire with some newly arrived refugees

Molly Green

Public Health “My time spent working with Syrian refugees in Germany this summer has given me insight not just into their health needs, but also into their lives as they adjust to living in...

Meredith Starkman in Brazil

2016, Meredith Starkman

Written by William Foreman, originally published by Global Michigan. Meredith Starkman says one of the most emotionally trying experiences of her life happened on an education-abroad trip to Rio de Janeiro when she went...