The Global Connections Award celebrates the power of human connections. The award recognizes distinguished service to the global mission of the STAR Scholars Network. An individual with deep impact on advancing global, social mobility is recognized every year. We live in a time when innovation and creativity in support of humanity is of great importance.The Star Scholars Network recognizes the commitment of concerned people able and willing to make a difference in the lives of others. Nominations for this award are solicited from around the world. The nominee can be from any field.