The Foundation is please to honor Mellody Hobson, Co-CEO and President of Ariel Investments, with its prestigious Lincoln Leadership Prize for 2022. Through her extensive community and civic involvement, as well as her leadership in seeking increased opportunities for underserved and underrepresented Americans, she has demonstrated a lifetime of service in the spirit of President Abraham Lincoln.

This year’s Lincoln Leadership Prize will be presented by internationally acclaimed musician, composer, bandleader, educator, and ambassador of American culture Wynton Marsalis.

The event will take place on April 28in Chicago.

For sponsorship opportunities or more information, contact Phyllis Evans at (217) 557-5610 or pevans@lincolnpresidential.org.