The American Express NGen Leadership Award honors one accomplished charitable community leader, age 40 or under, who has already demonstrated significant impact in addressing society’s critical needs. The recipient of this award demonstrates transformative impact in his or her field, beyond just his or her organization; displays a proven ability to collaborate in innovative, inclusive ways; show how s/he identifies needs, generates solutions, and assesses progress toward goals; and models leadership presence. The award extends American Express and Independent Sector’s commitment to and support of emerging leaders.
Sarah Eagle Heart
Sarah Eagle Heart, CEO at Native Americans in Philanthropy, is the 2017 American Express NGen Leadership Award recipient. Learn more about Sarah's leadership and accomplishments.
2017 American Express Leadership Award Finalists
Meet the five finalists for the 2017 American Express NGen Leadership Award.
Whether it's a friend, a coworker, or simply a person who inspires you, we encourage you to nominate someone - or yourself - for the 2017 American Express NGen Leadership Award.
Diana Nambatya Nsubuga
Diana Nambatya Nsubuga, Uganda country manager at Global Health Corps, is the 2016 American Express NGen Leadership Award recipient. Learn more about Diana's extraordinary accomplishments.