Join us to honor the 2020-2021 WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities finalists with an exciting interactive event spotlighting their unique journeys of urban transformation and featuring our jury of urban leaders and visionaries. ​​​​Selected from a pool of 262 submissions from 54 countries, one grand prize winner will receive $250,000 and each runner-up will receive $25,000.

The ceremony will feature all five finalists, members of the distinguished Prize for Cities Jury, and award-winning master of ceremonies Femi Oke:

  1. Profiles of each finalist and their unique approaches to tackling climate change and inequality 
  2. Fireside chat on the future of cities post-COVID
  3. $250,000-grand prize presentation by Stephen Ross
  4. Update from 2018-2019 Prize winner, SARSAI
  5. Insights from the jury on why urban changemakers are more important than ever

As urban leaders look for new solutions, these projects show what’s possible when cities, communities, NGOs, universities and businesses work together to create solutions for people and the planet.