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National Geographic Awards

Wednesday, June 12 | 7:30 - 9:30 PM
Lisner Auditorium at The George Washington University 

Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning actress Camryn Manheim

Join the biggest names in exploration for an inspirational evening as National Geographic presents its most prestigious awards. This extraordinary show, featuring National Geographic luminaries, world-class musicians, and more, will honor the trailblazing conservationists, scientists, educators, and storytellers who are leading the push to protect our planet for future generations.

Featuring performances by:

Jordan Fisher | Judith Hill | Elle King

2019 Award Recipients

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Taylor MickaL (TOP); GORDON GURLEY (Further Award); KOSTADIN LUCHANSKY (Explorer of the Year); Lucy Keith Diagne and Marina Klink (Buffett Awards); annie o’neill and andy mann (eliza scidmore); Lorenzo Jooris and Photo Courtesy of Danny Faure (Planetary leadership awards); COURTESY OF KAVITA GUPTA (educator of the year); JULIA P GARRETT (philanthropist of the year)