The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation, for the first time ever, awarded the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award 2022 to five individuals. The award will be presented by Caroline Kennedy and her son, Jack Schlossberg on May 22, 2022, at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, Boston, USA.
These five individuals are:
- Ukrainian President: Volodymyr Zelenskyy
- United States (US) Representative: Liz Cheney
- Michigan Secretary of State: Jocelyn Benson
- Arizona Representative: Russell “Rusty” Bowers
- Fulton County, Georgia, elections worker: Wandrea “Shaye” Moss
- Volodymyr Zelenskyy, Ukrainian President is named for his valour to protect the Ukrainian people during the Russia-Ukraine Conflict.
About the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award:
John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award was created by the family of the late president John Fitzgerald Kennedy to honour public figures who risk their careers by embracing unpopular positions for the greater good, and is named after Kennedy’s 1957 Pulitzer Prize-winning book, ”Profiles in Courage”.