Awards Won by Green Our Planet
Winner of the Public Health Hero of the Year
Green Our Planet won the Southern Nevada Health District’s 2014 “Public Health Hero of the Year” award.
Winner of USGBC’s Best Community Organization
Green Our Planet won the US Green Building Council of Southern Nevada Best Community Organization of the Year in 2014.
Winner of the 2015 Consumer Electronic’s Association’s “Best Green Organization”
Green Our Planet also won Consumer Electronic Association’s top grant in 2015 and another grant in 2016.
Winner of the Las Vegas 2015 Tech Woman of the Year Award
Ciara Byrne, Co-CEO of Green Our Planet, was awarded the “Tech Woman of the Year Award” by Girls in Tech, Hi-Tech Vegas and Women-Advancing Las Vegas.
Winner of the "Compassionate Heroes" Award
Green Our Planet founders Kim MacQuarrie and Ciara Byrne won the 2016 Compassionate Heroes Award for “their commitment to a more compassionate community.” The award was delivered by Mayor Carolyn Goodman on behalf of Compassionate Cities.
Winner of a 2019 Obama Foundation Fellowship
Green Our Planet co-founder Ciara Byrne was selected as a 2019 Obama Foundation Fellow. As one of 20 leaders selected from 5,000 applicants from around the world, Ciara will join a two-year program that brings together leaders from 10 countries who are addressing some of the world’s most pressing issues. You can learn more about the fellowship here.