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 oil & gas industry and climate change.

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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.

Mabdulle, Photographer

Mabdulle, Photographer

A member of the Take More Photos community, Mabdulle is a rising London photographer who has an elite talent for capturing street art and city aesthetics.

Do Something

Do Something

Inspiring millions of young people to make positive change online and in the real world, DoSomething.org gives youth led campaigns the platform to make an impact at the highest level.

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.

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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.

Steve Bartlett, Entrepreneur

Steve Bartlett, Entrepreneur

Entrepreneur extraordinaire Steve Bartlett founded digital media companies Social Chain & Media Chain - at the age of 22. Today, his content reaches over 1.8 billion people.

350.org

350.org

New to climate change activism? 350.org is atop the starter pack. Through grassroots movements and online campaigns they've inspired millions to strive for means of renewable energy.

Hayley Kiyoko, Musician & Activist

Hayley Kiyoko, Musician & Activist

American singer/songwriter Hayley Kiyoko uses her voice to support marginalised communities and is an outstanding role model to LGBTQ+ youth around the world.

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.

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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.

YoungKio, Music Producer

YoungKio, Music Producer

Famous for crafting the beat of Lil Nas X's extremely catchy hit 'Old Town Road,' YoungKio is the incredible teenage producer showing young, aspiring musicians how it's done.

Common Table Creative

Common Table Creative

Common Table Creative are growing a more just and regerative world through storytelling. Their unique films on organic farming are as inspiring as they are informative.

Taylor Lorenz, Journalist

Taylor Lorenz, Journalist

Taylor is a modern day Gen Z reporter tackling youth culture stories for the New York Times, she uses social media and a mobile phone to unearth global trends before anyone else.

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.

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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.

The Pink Protest

The Pink Protest

The Pink Protest is leading the UK #FreePeriods movement online and in the streets. Their Insta series 'On Wednesdays We Wear Pink' provides action points for people to follow.

Sean Treacy, YouTuber

Sean Treacy, YouTuber

A 15-year-old Gen Zer making waves in filmmaking, Sean Treacy has achieved international recognition for his moving short films that are 'based on real happiness.'

The Advocacy Academy

The Advocacy Academy

The Advocacy Academy in South London, tackles racial profiling head on and aims to bring young people together through social justice. Academy students often address parliament.

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.

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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.

Riya Karumanchi, Entrepreneur

Riya Karumanchi, Entrepreneur

A genius teen entrepreneur focused on harnessing tech to better people's lives. At just 15 she designed a cane equipped with GPS and proximity sensors to help the visually impaired.

Conceptos Plásticos

Conceptos Plásticos

Ecological geniuses Conceptos Plásticos are building homes/schools for entire communities in developing countries, and they're all made entirely from recycled plastic materials. No more endearing way of dealing with a global problem!

Jenna Raine, Musician

Jenna Raine, Musician

Rising Gen Z talent Jenna Raine is an American singer/songwriter with an infectious energy that she transmits through her insightful lyrics fused together with an organic, beat-driven sound.

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.

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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.

Aimee Clint, Entrepreneur

Aimee Clint, Entrepreneur

Aimee Clint struggled to understand her autistic brother's condition so she wrote a book to help others in similar situations and won a Europe-wide enterprise award for her work.

All Out

All Out

All Out is helping to mobilise big rallies and LGBTQ+ activist demonstrations. Determined to spread love and equality, All Out gives anyone the tools to start petitions.

Hunter Schafer, Actor

Hunter Schafer, Actor

If you didn't know who Hunter Schafer was, you will soon. The breakout star of Euphoria, this amazing LGBT+ activist is redefining style and trans acceptance before our very eyes.

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.

Daisy Jeffrey, Activist

Daisy Jeffrey, Activist

One young woman who won't be silenced by lawmakers, Australian climate activist Daisy Jeffrey organised school strikes in 2019, and has published her own book on climate action.

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.  

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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.

Marsai Martin, Actor & Producer

Marsai Martin, Actor & Producer

A starring role in ABC's hit show Blackish was clearly not enough for Marsai Martin, who has a producer credit for the 2019 movie Little, which she also starred in. BTW, this girl is 15.

Johan Sundstein, Gamer

Johan Sundstein, Gamer

Only the best could win nearly $7million USD by gaming. This Danish Dota player, who goes by N0tail, is the highest earning pro gamer in the world.

Help Refugees UK

Help Refugees UK

Aid is absolutely crucial for refugees, and Help Refugees UK is dedicated to placing funds and humanitarian support wherever it's needed globally.

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.

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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.

Yellow Octopus

Yellow Octopus

Yellow Octopus are one of the top advocates of resale fashion out there. Their app diverts 1 million PCs away from landfill sites every month and they boast affinities with huge sellers.

Margielyn Didal, Athlete

Margielyn Didal, Athlete

Margielyn Didal is a skate wunderkind from the Philippines who clinched the gold medal at the 2018 Asian Games and the Southeast Asian Games in 2019. Oh, and she's only 21.

Love The Oceans

Love The Oceans

Love the Oceans is an exciting non-profit marine conservation organisation working in Mozambique. It offers courses and experiences to inform the public on marine life.

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.

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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.

Essity

Essity

Essity is one of the biggest distributors of body form and feminine care products on the planet. Their commitment to demystifying the female body and stigma is truly admirable. 

Luka Sabbat, Influencer

Luka Sabbat, Influencer

If there was ever a Gen Z 'it' boy, it's Luka Sabbat. Known for his starring role in the hit show Grown-ish, he's worked as an influencer across art/music/fashion.

Temi Mwale, Activist

Temi Mwale, Activist

This amazing British anti-street violence campaigner founded The 4Front Project in 2012, a social enterprise to empower young people and communities to live free from fear.

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.

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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.

Freddy Coomes, Fashion Influencer

Freddy Coomes, Fashion Influencer

Londoner Freddy Coomes began amassing his own one-of-a-kind clothing collection at just 16 and is now at the helm of a successful Instagram and Depop vintage fashion empire.  

Trevor Project

Trevor Project

The Trevor Project is a vital 24 hour hotline service that offers crisis support and suicide prevention tools for LGBTQ+ members under 25, giving the vulnerable a helping hand.

Yara Rodrigues Fowler, Author

Yara Rodrigues Fowler, Author

Yara Rodrigues Fowler's first novel, Stubborn Archivist, was published in 2019 and got her shortlisted for the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year 2019! Watch this space.

Ady Suleiman, Musician

Ady Suleiman, Musician

This half Tanzanian, half English breakout star rose to notoriety after being selected as ‘Breakthrough Act of the Year’ at Gilles Peterson’s Awards. Check out his soulful EPs here.

RefuAid

RefuAid

Creating a steady life as a refugee can be an impossible task. RefuAid's inspirational work makes it easier to get started with education and employment opportunities.