Lighthouse by James Jordan
Lighthouse by James Jordan

Winners of the 2013 International Student/Teacher "Moral Leadership" Essay Contest

Jan 31, 2014

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs is delighted to announce the winners of its 2013 International Student/Teacher Essay Competition.

The essay question was: What Does Moral Leadership Mean to You?

Contestants discussed examples of moral leadership ranging from well-known names such as Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela, to courageous journalists in countries such as Turkey and China, and local heroes known only to their communities.

And the winners are…

HIGH SCHOOL First Prize: Deniz Dutz, age 16, Saint Albans High School, Washington, DC Click here to read this essay

First Prize: Gabriel Rosen, age 17, Stuyvesant High School, New York City Click here to read this essay

Second Prize: Amulya Kandikonda, age 16, Carmel Catholic High School, Mundelein, Illinois Click here to read this essay

Second Prize: Mena Mohamed, age 15, J.E.B. Stuart High School, Fairfax, Virginia Click here to read this essay

Third Prize: Alex Kim, age 15, Hunter College High School, New York City Click here to read this essay

UNDERGRADUATE First Prize: Akshata R. Prabhu, R.V. College of Engineering, Bangalore, India Click here to read this essay

HONORABLE MENTION Ebuka Francis Okoli, Undergraduate, University of Jos, Nigeria Click here to read this essay

The winners receive Amazon gift certificates and a copy of Ethics & International Affairs: A Reader.

We would like to thank everyone who submitted an essay. We enjoyed reading them!

You can read all the essays on Carnegie Council's social media site, Global Ethics Network. They are posted here. In total we received 168 entries from 31 countries.

Here is the country list in alphabetical order:

Australia, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bulgaria, Canada, China (Hong Kong), France, Germany, Greece, India, Indonesia, Japan, Kenya, Nepal, New Zealand, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Romania, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Turkey, Uganda, United Kingdom, United States.

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