Amanda Gorman, Activist & Poet

Amanda Gorman, Activist & Poet

Amanda Gorman is the youngest inaugural poet in US history, having been named the first-ever national youth poet laureate in 2017.

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Quannah Chasinghorse, Activist

Quannah Chasinghorse, Activist

At just 18, activist Quannah Chasinghorse has dedicated her life to protecting the indigenous people of her native Alaska from two main adversaries, the gas industry and climate change.

Marc Keiser, Designer

Marc Keiser, Designer

One-half of cult fashion label Keiser Clark, Marc Keiser is using his platform to raise awareness about the importance of voting and encourage young people to register across the US.

Fatimata Cham, Activist & Poet

Fatimata Cham, Activist & Poet

Hailing from the Bronx in New York, Fatimata Charm has established herself as influential BLM and Muslim activist. An unapologetically outspoken black women, she uses her flair for poetry to strive for systematic change.

Gabby Frost, Activist

Gabby Frost, Activist

At just 14 Gabby Frost set up suicide prevention and awareness organisation Buddy Project, now at 21, she has been decorated with a multitude of teen activism awards.

Jahkini Bisselink, Activist

Jahkini Bisselink, Activist

Fighting for Gen Z voices when it comes to government reform, Jahkini Bisselink has repped the Dutch youth at the UN, and has worked with the likes of Billie Eilish.

Lavinya Stennett, Activist

Lavinya Stennett, Activist

At only 23-years-old, Lavinya Stennett is the CEO of The Black Curriculum, a new initiative that’s fighting to improve teaching of Black history and culture across the UK.

DrawFor

DrawFor

DrawFor makes limited print runs of work donated by artists and sells them online. All profits are then donated to charities including the NHS.

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Nyome Nicholas-Williams

Nyome Nicholas-Williams

Meet Nyome, the incredible model whose campaigning helped change Insta's algorithms to celebrate black and plus-sized bodies.

Cole Bennett, Director

Cole Bennett, Director

Cole Bennett is one of the most exciting rising Gen Z music directors making waves across the industry with his production company Lyrical Lemonade.

Zero Hour

Zero Hour

Zero Hour's founder, 16-year-old Jamie Margolin created a global movement to ensure young people's voices are heard when it comes to climate change reform. And today, youth voices are louder than ever.

Florence Given, Artist

Florence Given, Artist

British Gen Zer Florence Given is the feminist, queer illustrator and activist known for her popular tongue-in-cheek slogans and prints that address social issues surrounding sexuality. 

UniTaskr

UniTaskr

Being a student is seriously expensive these days. Thankfully, companies like UniTaskr are providing young people with a platform to make fast money and gain invaluable skills on the go.

Harry Stebbings, Entrepreneur

Harry Stebbings, Entrepreneur

Harry is one of the biggest names in venture capital at age 23. He created 'The Twenty Minute VC' podcast and co-founded Stride.VC, a venture capital firm making waves across the industry.

Global Citizen

Global Citizen

Global Citizen is a collective voice of millions who want to end poverty by 2030, taking on new planetary initiatives and climate change campaigns daily.

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Oatly

Oatly

Satisfying the dairy carvings of vegans and flexitarians worldwide, Oatly is the chief of the alt-milk industry. Max nutrional value and minimal environemental impact is the ethos.

Nick Mira, Producer

Nick Mira, Producer

This 19 year old music producer has already taken over the charts with his distinct blend of emo and trap, having crafted multiple hits for the biggest Gen Z rappers.

Atelier & Repairs

Atelier & Repairs

Founded by Maurizio Donadi, Atelier & Repairs is leading the movement of excess reduction in fashion. The LA store turns our throw away items into one-of-a-kind pieces & partners with brands globally.

Millinsky, Entrepreneur/Designer

Millinsky, Entrepreneur/Designer

On his way to being the next king of streetwear, Millinsky is a new age fashion/music/art phenomenon who curated his own brand NASASEASONS at just 18.

Noga Levy-Rapoport, Activist

Noga Levy-Rapoport, Activist

Dubbed the British Greta Thunberg, Nova Levy-Rapoport is paving the way for young climate activists. At eighteen years-old, she's a volunteer for the UK Student Climate Network.

CanO Water

CanO Water

8mil tons of plastic end up in oceans yearly, so the work of eco-friendly CanO Water is critical. They pioneered indefinitely recyclable cans that go from bin to shelf in just 6 wks.

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WokenUp

WokenUp

WokenUp is bringing social change causes to businesses via social media. Its app is built from the ground up with the UN's sustainable development goals in mind.

Tisloh Danboyi, Designer

Tisloh Danboyi, Designer

This highly talented medical student is using his spare time to take on the fashion industry and is well on his way to becoming the next big thing in British menswear with his unique artistic vision.

Harry Hambley, Artist

Harry Hambley, Artist

20-year-old illustrator and global Insta star Harry Hambley is the creative force behind Ketnipz, a social media sensation that strives to spread joy and positivity online.

MOB Kitchen

MOB Kitchen

MOB Kitchen, the most student and budget friendly food blog on the web, shows us how to make amazing group meals on seriously low budgets. They're currently at 338k followers.

Zamzam Ibrahim, Campaigner

Zamzam Ibrahim, Campaigner

President of the NUS, Ibrahim is fighting for liberation and against injustice. Bringing communities together to foster inclusivity and respect is at the heart of her work.

Taz Taylor, Producer

Taz Taylor, Producer

Taz is a producer, songwriter, and record label founder, who started the collective Internet Money. He's part of the Gen Z SoundCloud trap movement that's taking over the charts.

Nadya Okamoto, Activist

Nadya Okamoto, Activist

Nadya Okamoto is a 22 year-old entrepreneur who founded PERIOD, a non-profit organisation that offers sanitary products and education services for millions of women.

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Ellen Jones, Activist

Ellen Jones, Activist

Ellen Jones is a prolific campaigner for LGBTQ+ causes, who discusses mental health, autism, and gender. She won the MTV EMA Generation Change award in 2018.

Matthieu Venot, Photographer

Matthieu Venot, Photographer

This self-taught French photographer has quickly risen to fame since being scouted for a shoot by Tyler the Creator, who's a fan himself of Venot's eye for architectural aesthetics.

The Youth Group

The Youth Group

Headed by Jack Parsons, this amazing collective of youth first companies all share a common purpose, to improve the odds for young people in all areas of life.

Kelvin Doe, Entrepreneur

Kelvin Doe, Entrepreneur

This Sierra Leonean innovator taught himself engineering when he was 13, proving that resources aren't a barrier and that all you need to get started is ambition, creativity, and curiosity.

Bimini Love, Activist

Bimini Love, Activist

The UK parliament is taking period poverty seriously thanks to this activist and her peers. Founder of Street Cramps, Bimini Love spends her spare time fighting menstrual inequality.

It’s On Us

It’s On Us

It's On Us means what it says in the name. It's a rallying cry for people to prevent domestic violence, sexual assault, and to create a culture of consent.

Arnaud Porredon, Innovator

Arnaud Porredon, Innovator

Arnaud Porredon is the founder of Meditect, a French company that's eliminating black market medicine in Africa by supplying internet access points and certified medical solutions.

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Social Bite

Social Bite

This fantastic cafe chain is changing the lives of homeless people, with sandwich shops across the UK, they donate profits to charity and provide meals for those sleeping rough.

Sonita Alizadeh, Activist

Sonita Alizadeh, Activist

Sonita Alizadeh uses her talent for lyricism to protest against arranged marriages in Afghanistan. Her song 'Brides For Sale' went viral in 2014 and she still fights for her cause today.

Aitch, Musician

Aitch, Musician

One of the most in-demand rappers in Britain, Aitch is the 20-year-old, Stormzy-approved rising star who's working to get the Manchester rap scene the appreciation it deserves.

4Ocean

4Ocean

The inspiring 4Ocean is mobilising ocean/coastline clean-ups across the globe. With 7million pounds of waste removed since 2017, the incredible movement is growing in numbers every year.

Celeste, Musician

Celeste, Musician

This alluring, soulful British singer started off on YouTube. She's since won a Brit Award and was named the number-one predicted breakthrough act of 2020 in a BBC poll.

A Sai Ta, Designer

A Sai Ta, Designer

A Sai Ta is a designer/artist who is part of the clothing label Asai. He's gathered a cult following for his iconic pieces that celebrate British, Chinese, and Vietnamese culture.

Beabadoobee, Musician

Beabadoobee, Musician

This Filipino-British indie-songwriter is a BBC Sound Of nominee, and has opened for none other than the 1975. How many languages can you say 'rising star' in? Check her out here.

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Joe Franklin, 5upplied

Joe Franklin, 5upplied

As Gen Z entrepreneurs go, Joe Franklin (17) is top tier. His rare sneaker empire 5upplied started with a single pair and his clientele includes AJ Tracey & Dizzie Rascal.

LIXIL

LIXIL

Poor sanitation is still very much a crisis in developing countries, but LIXIL is leading the mission to bring toilets and clean water to the most remote and vulnerable regions.  

Tiffany Zhong, Entrepreneur

Tiffany Zhong, Entrepreneur

After a stint at uni, Tiffany Zhong thought a successful Gen Z insights company, Zebra IQ, was more her style. She's has worked with brands like Snapchat and Levi Strauss.

J Hus, Musician

J Hus, Musician

Not many can claim they invented a music genre. But British Gen Z artist J Hus, credited with pioneering Afroswing, is all about integrating his cultural roots into modern beats.

Jasmine Lee-Jones, Playwright

Jasmine Lee-Jones, Playwright

How to make waves in the LDN's theatre scene? Call your provocative first drama 'Seven Methods of Killing Kylie Jenner'. This brilliant playwright is adding a fresh voice to enduring literature.

Shout

Shout

It's never been more important to discuss our mental health. Shout is a 24 hour text service that specialises in mental health support, they answer 1000+ text per day.

Akshay Ruparelia, Entrepreneur

Akshay Ruparelia, Entrepreneur

Fancy starting a million dollar property empire from your bedroom at just 17? Well you won't be the first, Akshay Ruarelia started his company Doorsteps after selling his family home online.

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Blondey McCoy, Athlete & Artist

Blondey McCoy, Athlete & Artist

Pro skateboarder, artist, clothing designer, and model, Blondey McCoy translates prescient Gen Z themes like mental health/male suicide into some seriously cool threads.

Dave, Musician

Dave, Musician

You know you've made it when Drake remixes you. One of the UK's up and comers, Dave's debut album Psychodrama was the biggest ever first week global streams for a British rap album.

School Space

School Space

Jemma Phibbs/James Lloyd are passionate as co-directors. School Space provides underfunded schools with valuable funds by letting out their facilities to needing communities.    

Chella Man, Actor & Activist

Chella Man, Actor & Activist

The inspirational actor Chella Man is known for sharing his experiences as a transgender, deaf, genderqueer, and Jewish person of colour. Catch him in Titans.

Kian Tortorello-Allen, Activist

Kian Tortorello-Allen, Activist

One of UK's foremost LGBT+ activists, Kian Tortorello-Allen is a trans student with expertise in both classical music & activism. Check out the Instagram, ki_does_activism

Kyle Giersdorf, Gamer

Kyle Giersdorf, Gamer

Ever wanted to win $3 million USD playing Fortnite? That's reality for Kyle Giersdorf, one of the world's best gamers, who won the Fornite World Cup in 2019 at just 16.

Hadiqa Bashir, Activist

Hadiqa Bashir, Activist

On her quest to end all child marriages in her home country of Pakistan and beyond, the inspirational Hadiqa Bashir has saved countless young girls from persecution.

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Arielle Geismar, Activist

Arielle Geismar, Activist

Part of @Team_Enough, a youth-led initiative to end gun violence, this whirl-wind of positive social change has engaged thousands with her message of peace.

Reese Cooper, Fashion Designer

Reese Cooper, Fashion Designer

The Gen Zer making waves in menswear, Reese Cooper was 1st runner-up 2019 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund. His americana-inspired label sells out in department stores everywhere.

Alina Morse, Entrepreneur

Alina Morse, Entrepreneur

Alina Morse founded her groundbreaking company, Zolli Candy, when she was just 12 years old. She now runs a candy empire selling millions of Zollipops that clean your teeth!

Depop

Depop

Gen Z's answer to eBay, Depop has amassed over 13 million users and is becoming the go-to for all things resale. If you're anti fast fashion, this is a digital treasure trove.

Melati & Isabel Wisjen, Activists

Melati & Isabel Wisjen, Activists

Melati and Isabel Wisjen are two amazing sisters from Bali who, while campaigning to ban all plastic bags on their island, kickstarted an international movement of inspiration, youth empowerment, and global waste reduction.

Level Up

Level Up

Level Up is a new, modern feminist organisation tackling the ever prevalent issue of sexism, raising money for initiatives that get women inspired via events, rallies, and petitions.

Marley Dias, Activist

Marley Dias, Activist

Gen Z role model Marley Dias is an American diversity activist and feminist who launched a campaign called #1000BlackGirlBooks when she was just 11 years old.

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Wafflesncream

Wafflesncream

Wafflesncream is an eclectic group of talent, creating art made by the young, for the young. It's building West Africa's first ever skate park alongside a new street-wear brand.

Niko Omilana, YouTuber

Niko Omilana, YouTuber

Vlogger, comedian, and creative, Niko Omilana is known for performing some of the wildest stunts online. With close to 2M subscribers, the future looks bright for this UK-born standout.

Donate4Refugees

Donate4Refugees

Donate4Refugees is making a big difference when it comes to supporting refugees across the globe. It began in 2016 and has raised over £100k+ in financial aid.

Quantay Peoples, Film Maker

Quantay Peoples, Film Maker

Up-and-coming Gen Z filmmaker and content creator Quantay Peoples was chosen by Kanye West himself to work on the 'Jesus is King' documentary. Check out his Youtube.

Shamma Al Mazrui, Politician

Shamma Al Mazrui, Politician

A politician at just 22, the incredible Shamma bint Suhail Faris Al Mazrui is fighting for justice as Minister of State for Youth Affairs (youngest in the world) in the United Arab Emirates.

FreeWill

FreeWill

FreeWill is an incredible venture geared towards social impact and giving. In it's infancy the company has already facilitated the transfer of over $1 billion in charity donations.