Edna Adan Ismail is a nurse-midwife, hospital founder, and healthcare advocate who has worked courageously to change cultural, religious, and medical norms surrounding women’s health in East Africa, improving the lives of thousands of women and girls in the region and beyond.
Established in 1972
The Templeton Prize was the first major philanthropic venture of Sir John Templeton and is a joint activity of the Templeton philanthropies.
Templeton Prize laureates since 1972
Countries represented by Templeton Prize laureates