SXSW Announces Dewey Winburne Community Service Awards

Ten individuals recognized for blending technology and service

Co-founder of SXSW Interactive, Dewey Winburne, died in 2009, but his legacy continues in myriad ways including eponymous annual awards. The honorees of said award were announced today and consist of scholars, entrepreneurs, CEOs, and environmentalists with one thing in common: a desire to serve the greater good.

2016 Dewey Winburne Community Service Honorees:

Kara Andrade
Richard Bbaale
Maria Rose Belding
Emile Cambry Jr.
Robi Damelin
Ali Gohar
Marissa Jennings
Meghana Reddy
Marty Tenenbaum
Priya Verma

Their stories will be shared during SXSW at a ceremony at the JW Marriott. Find out more about the honorees on the SXSW website.

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