Leadership coach, cycling
record holder,TEDx speaker and author
World Bicycle Relief
Chief Executive Officer
The World Bicycle Relief Trailblazer Award honors those who challenge conventional thinking around the complex issues of transportation, poverty, social justice, and access while illuminating a new path forward with innovative and bold ideas that have the power to transform millions of lives.
We are thrilled to announce our 2021 Trailblazers, EF Education First and Rapha. Their support this year has been insurmountable given their amazing efforts with The Alt Tour. Rapha and EF Education-Nippo launched the fundraising campaign with a pledge that represents 1,000 bikes, mobilizing communities that have only ever walked.
EF Education First is an international education company that focuses on language, academics and cultural experience. Founded in 1965, EF has more than 580 offices and schools in over 50 countries. Moved by the powerful way cycling unites people of diverse backgrounds in a peaceful, fun, and friendly way to achieve extraordinary athletic feats, EF entered professional cycling in 2018 to help spread its mission of “opening the world through education.
Rapha was established in 2004 to address a need for stylish, high performance cycling clothing. It now provides products for every cyclist and continues to push the boundaries of innovation in cycle wear. Longtime supporters of World Bicycle Relief, Rapha’s partnership with EF gave them the opportunity to raise funds for those in need while inspiring the world through cycling