Gala Case Awards

Galaxy 2019 will culminate in our annual case awards ceremony recognizing exemplary sustainability case studies, published over the past year on the Gala platform, that stand out for their contribution to the areas of Innovation, Inclusion, and Impact. Join us as last year’s winners present the award in their category – especially if you’ve used Gala to publish a case this year!

Ceremony Hosts

Presenting the Award for Innovation

Last year’s winners, Electronic Graveyard: What is the solution to Ghana’s e-waste dilemma? by Anne Canavati, Jayson Toweh, Adam Simon, & Brian Arbic

Presenting the Award for Inclusion

Last year’s winners, Wolf Wars: Should we hunt gray wolves in Michigan? by Steven Yaffee, Julia Wondolleck, David Wang, & Sheena Vanleuven

Presenting the Award for Impact

Last year’s winners, Farming in Motown: Is the future of Detroit food provisioning and access home-grown? by Lauren Boone, Liz Ultee, Arun Agrawal, Joshua Newell, K. Arthur Endsley, Benjamin Goldstein, and Summer Aldred

John Leyland, Sculpture Artist

Galaxy’s beautiful ceramic awards are works by John Leyland (pictured left), local sculpture artist and ceramics studio coordinator at the Stamps School of Art & Design. John is a sustainability practitioner himself, having contributed his expertise in the building of cleaner burning cookstoves in Gabon & Uganda, as well as the creation of ceramic water filters with partners in Nepal & Cuba.