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Awardees

Fifty people changing the world, that the world needs to know about

2024
2023
2022
2021
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Advocates
Alchemists
Guardians
Innovators
Storytellers

about The class of 2024

In our fourth year, as our cohort grows to 200 incredible explorers around the world, the EC50 class of 2024 serves as a beacon for what's next. These individuals are heroes, heroes for their communities, for disappearing species, for rivers and oceans, for the planet we call home. Their work is defining the next frontier of exploration as we know it.

about The class of 2023

Soaring into our third year, the class of 2023 once again shows us that the future of the world will be just a little bit brighter due to the work of these amazing explorers from all walks of life. These trailblazers continue to push boundaries and set the bar high for The Explorers Club and its members.

about The class of 2022

As the second class of honorees in our program, the EC50 class of 2022 had big shoes to fill. Not only does their work parallel the creativity and dynamism of the previous 50 explorers, it builds upon their foundations and expands the realms of what is possible within exploration.

about The class of 2021

As the inaugural fifty honorees, the EC50 class of 2021 envigorated the face of The Explorers Club and bolstered our mission to new heights. Their work engaged and transformed us, making the club itself a world worthy of exploration and full of the promise of new discover
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LEARN MORE ABOUT THE CLASS OF 2024

VIEW THE EC50 2024 PRINT PUBLICATION
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there are 49 other visionary explorers

read about the class of 2023
never stop exploring

there are 49 other visionary explorers

read about class of 2022
never stop exploring

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE CLASS OF 2021

Get the EC50 print publication