The Children’s Prize is a project created by Ted Caplow. Dr. Caplow is an engineer and social entrepreneur with a background in renewable energy, sustainable food production, and water contaminant dynamics. A pioneer in the field of building-integrated agriculture, he designed and developed the Science Barge urban farm prototype and patented the Vertically Integrated Greenhouse. He founded the science education company New York Sun Works, the urban farming enterprise BrightFarms, and the documentary film group Fish Navy Films. Dr. Caplow serves on the board of the Miami Science Museum. His interests include using digital networks to efficiently spur innovation and achieve progress.
Dr. Caplow holds a Ph.D. in environmental engineering from Columbia University, a M.S. in mechanical engineering from Princeton University, and a B.A. from Harvard.
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About the Whole New World Foundation
The Children’s Prize is supported by the Whole New World Foundation, which is a non-sectarian, non-partisan, private foundation dedicated to humanitarian and environmental causes. It is recognized by the IRS as a private foundation with a 501(c)3 classification.