AsylumConnect Wins Gold in the 2021 Passion Fund by Linktree x Square

August 2021 – Jamie Sgarro, AsylumConnect co-founder, has been named as one of nine recipients for the Gold tier of…

AsylumConnect Selected As Finalist In Fast Company’s 2020 World Changing Ideas Awards

Now in its fourth year, the World Changing Ideas Awards showcase 26 winners, more than 200 finalists, and more than 500 honorable mentions. A panel of eminent judges selected winners and finalists from a pool of more than 3,000 entries across transportation, education, food, politics, technology, and more.

AsylumConnect Wins 2019 Foursquare For Good Challenge

AsylumConnect is excited to be recognized as the winner of the 2019 Foursquare For Good Challenge. The award includes a generous…

AsylumConnect Co-Founder & President Selected For Forbes 30 Under 30 List

On December 3, 2019, Forbes announced its annual 30 under 30 list. We’re excited to share that Jamie Sgarro, AsylumConnect…

AsylumConnect Recognized at Largest Clinton Foundation CGI U Alumni Event

On November 2, 2019, the Clinton Foundation’s Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) held its largest alumni gathering to date…

AsylumConnect Joins GSBI Social Entrepreneurship at the Margins Accelerator

AsylumConnect is thrilled to join the Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship’s 2019-2020 Global Social Benefit Institute (GSBI®) Social Entrepreneurship at…

Winner of Urban Justice Center’s 2019 Social Justice Accelerator

AsylumConnect is the winner of Urban Justice Center’s 2019 Social Justice Accelerator.  For more than 30 years, the Urban Justice…

Named to the Unfunded List

Named to the Fall 2018 Unfunded List & Spring 2019 Unfunded List recognizing top proposals which deserve more funding. Unfunded…


Katie Sgarro with the Unfunded List delegation at the 2019 NEXUS USA Summit.

2018 Clinton Foundation Annual Briefing

Panel discussion on the impact of Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U). Panel moderated by Chelsea Clinton.

Co-founder selected for Roddenberry Fellowship

AsylumConnect’s Co-Founder and President, Katie Sgarro was selected for the 2019 Roddenberry Fellowship. The 2019 Roddenberry Fellowship cohort is comprised…

Winner of 2018 Awesome Without Borders grant

Winner of 2018 Awesome Without Borders grant supported by The Awesome Foundation & The Harnisch Foundation. Awesome Without Borders is…

Named to Clinton Foundation’s Inaugural Global Initiative University

Co-founder, Katie Sgarro, was named to Clinton Foundation’s inaugural 2017 Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) Alumni “Honor Roll” of…

2017 Public Good App House Festival

2017 Public Good App House Festival, D.C.

2017 Lesbians Who Tech NY Summit

This summit will bring our most accomplished leaders for an intimate conference focused on both technology trends and all things YOU.

2017 CreativeMornings/D.C.

Creative mornings is a breakfast lecture series for the creative community.

Finalist for 2017 Harvard Social Enterprise Conference Pitch Competition

AsylumConnect was a Finalist for 2017 Harvard Social Enterprise Conference Pitch Competition.  

2016 NYU’s UN Global Initiative Program

Six phenomenal Global Campaigns Leaders were invited to speak at NYU’s United Nations Global Initiative Program exactly 200 days after the campaigns launched at MCC15 at the United Nations Headquarters.

Featured Commitment to Action at CGI U

Katie Sgarro’s Commitment to Action was Featured at the 2016 Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) meeting at University of…

Winner of 2015 Business Today Impact Challenge

AsylumConnect was one of the Winners of 2015 Business Today Impact Challenge. The annual BT Impact Challenge is a seed-funding…

2015 Business Today International Conference

For the past 45 years, Business Today’s International Conference attracts top undergraduate students from across the world to attend an all-expenses-paid three day conference in New York City. This unique opportunity exposes attendees to diverse viewpoints, not only from many industries and companies, but also from students of different countries, universities, and backgrounds.

2015 Millennium Campus Conference

The Millennium Campus Network (MCN) is a Boston-based, global non-profit training the next generation of social impact leaders.

Winner of 2015 Millennium Peace Prize at MCC15 at the UN

Winner of 2015 Millennium Peace Prize at MCC15 at the UN

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