Criteria for Nominations: 1) The nominee must have made a significant humanitarian contribution over the past year. The contribution must be based on humanitarian work that applies broadly across race, religion or creed. 2) The nominee must strive to bring about sustainable reform to assist oppressed and disadvantaged communities around the world. 3) The nominee may come from any geographic location worldwide and may include lawmakers, public servants, NGO leaders, religious leaders, charity workers, academics, authors and scientists. (This list is not exhaustive).