By Conner Carey
Apple CEO, Tim Cook accepted the Ripple of Hope Award at the RFK Center for Justice and Human Rights on Tuesday evening. Cook spoke after Evercore’s Roger Altman and Unesco ambassador Marianna Vardinoyannis. He discussed major social issues including climate change, the Syrian refugee crisis, Apple’s donation of products to public schools, privacy in relation to counter-terrorism, and discrimination. Cook also praised John F Kennedy, "I think about his example, what it means to me as an American, but also more specifically, to my role as Apple CEO."