Bob Woodruff joined ABC News in 1996 and has covered major stories throughout the country and around the world for the network. He was named co-anchor of “ABC World News Tonight” in December 2005. On January 29, 2006, while reporting on U.S. and Iraqi security forces, Woodruff was seriously injured by a roadside bomb that struck his vehicle near Taji, Iraq.
Past IQLA laureates represent such diverse fields as economics, business, public policy, medicine, social justice, and the world of music and entertainment. Included among the list of distinguished former recipients are: