Nari Ward: Home of the Brave

On view through February 3, 2023

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Vishva M. Dixit

A scientist who swings for the fences

Meet the Prizewinner

Soledad Barrio

When I dance, I am my true self

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Katalin Karikó

The sacrifices and successes of immigrant scientists

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The Vilcek Foundation raises awareness of immigrant contributions in the United States, and fosters appreciation of the arts and sciences.

We are committed to diversity and inclusive exchange. Through our prizes, grantmaking, and art collection, we celebrate immigrant artists and scientists, and leaders who advocate for immigrant rights.


2022 Vilcek Foundation Prizewinners

Nine prizes totaling $600,000 are being awarded to immigrant leaders in biomedical science, dance, and biotechnology, including Vishva M. Dixit, Soledad Barrio, and Katalin Karikó.

Meet the prizewinners

Vilcek Foundation Prizes

Awarded annually, the Vilcek Foundation Prizes honor immigrants for extraordinary contributions in the arts and sciences.