• 2015 WISE Award
    Bridge International Academies
    World Innovation Summit in Education
  • Economist Innovation Awards
    Jay Kimmelman and Shannon May: Social and Economic Innovation Award
    The Economist
  • Builders + Innovators 2015
    Jay Kimmelman: 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs
    Goldman Sachs
  • Development Impact Award 2015
    Bridge International Academies
    Overseas Private Investment Company (OPIC)
  • 15 Women changing the world in 2015
    Shannon May
    World Economic Forum
  • The World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies of 2015 in Education
    Bridge International Academies
    Fast Company
  • The CNBC Next List (Rebels, leaders, and innovators ahead of their time) 2014
    Shannon May and Jay Kimmelman
  • Girl Effect Accelerator
    Bridge International Academies
    Nike Foundation and Unreasonable Group
  • Schwab Foundation Social Entrepreneurs of the Year 2014
    Jay Kimmelman & Shannon May
    World Economic Forum for Africa
  • 2012s Top 40 men under 40
    Jay Kimmelman: CEO of Bridge International Academies
    Business Daily; December 21, 2012; Nairobi, Kenya
  • 2012 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship
    Bridge International Academies: Outstanding Small and Growing Business Award
    Africa Leadership Network; October 12, 2012; Accra, Ghana