Emmanuel Adeyemi

Emmanuel Adeyemi

Nigerian artist Adeyemi describes his work as 'creating life from plastic.' His journey has led him to start his own brand of bags called ECO, made primarily out of recycled waste.

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Sophie Cruz

Sophie Cruz

One of the youngest activists fighting for the rights of immigrants, Sophie has become a prominent human rights activist in the US. Through her work, Sophie continues to advocate for Hispanic Americans and defend the rights of marginalised folks.

Kurt Jones

Kurt Jones

Kurt Jones is the Managing Director & Founder at Co-Exist Australia. Its mission is to develop communities, projects, and social enterprises that empower the next generation to coexist with the environment.

MarGreen

MarGreen

MarGreen is a content creator shining a light on environmental solutions, technological advancements, and inspiring us to change our environment for the better.

Seth Thomas

Seth Thomas

Seth Thomas is a researcher interested in conservation biology who is currently working as part of the Nature-Based Solutions Initiative at the University of Oxford.

Latifatou Compaoré

Latifatou Compaoré

Latifatou Compaoré is a youth activist from Burkina Faso who is defending gender equality and fighting to end FGM.Latifatou always cites her mother’s strength as an inspiration for fighting for a better future for girls and women.

Marley Diaz

Marley Diaz

Marley Diaz is an activist for gender and racial equality. She is the founder of #1000blackgirlbooks, a campaign with the goal of donating 1000 books depicting Black girls as main characters to young people in her community.

Shawntel Nicole Martinez Nieto

Shawntel Nicole Martinez Nieto

Shawntel Nicole Martinez Nieto is a Filipina humanitarian activist working to better the material conditions for marginalised communities in her hometown of Cainta.

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Zuhura Ahmad

Zuhura Ahmad

Zuhura Ahmad ran a campaign to protect the ocean from the looming threat of plastic pollution, which is responsible for the deaths of fish and loss of livelihoods for coastal communities.

Mogesh Sababathy

Mogesh Sababathy

Mogesh Sababathy is an environmental activist and founder of 'Project Ocean Hope'. As part of his organisation, Mogesh runs a series of webinars and forums around ocean literacy and waste management.    

Oluwaseyi Moejoh

Oluwaseyi Moejoh

Oluwaseyi Moejoh is an environmentalist, global changemaker, and law student. Oluwaseyi is the executive director of the U-recycle initiative, a youth-led organisation focused on promoting a circular economy in Africa.

Melanie Edwards

Melanie Edwards

Melanie Edwards is a marine biologist and scuba diver. Edwards is also an ambassador for Blue Wild, a sustainable swimwear clothing brand, and shares marine biology + ecology/ conservation content on her TikTok profile.

Madison Mckay

Madison Mckay

Madison Mckay is your local marine biologist. She uses her background in marine biology combined with videography, photography, art, and social media to communicate science topics in an engaging and informative way.

Madeline St Clair

Madeline St Clair

Madeline St Clair is a tropical marine biologist, divemaster, conservation filmmaker, and expedition leader. She is the founder of Women in Ocean Science, advocating for gender equity and elevating female voices in the ocean space.

Kendra Nelson

Kendra Nelson

Kendra Nelson is a marine biologist with a passion for sharing education on the oceanic world and how to live more sustainably to help our environment. Kendra is also one of the board directors for Orca Conservancy.

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Alexandra Haymons

Alexandra Haymons

Alexandra Haymons is an aspiring marine biologist passionate about protecting marine life. She strives to educate her community about the land-to-sea connection and reducing single-use plastic consumption.

Lottie Dalziel

Lottie Dalziel

Lottie Dalziel is the founder of Banish, helping Australians to reduce their waste with the right products and even better information. You can also find her on TikTok where she shares daily sustainable tips and tricks.

Katie Barnett

Katie Barnett

Katie Barnett is a self discovery coach and content creator on a mission to help people strengthen their sense of self. She is passionate about highlighting the importance of self discovery while challenging mental health stigma.

Hannah & Charlie Lucas

Hannah & Charlie Lucas

Hannah and Charlie are siblings who founded and created NotOk, a digital panic button app that gets you immediate support via texts, phone call, or GPS location when you’re struggling to reach out.

Gabby Frost

Gabby Frost

Gabby Frost is the founder and Executive Director of Buddy Project, a non-profit organisation aiming to prevent suicide and raise awareness for mental health. The platform pairs users with an online friend, providing a peer support system.

Brenda Sarai Zuniga

Brenda Sarai Zuniga

Brenda Sarai Zuniga created and hosts her own video podcast called “Getting Mental With Brenda Sarai Zuniga” to provide educational resources on mental health in a fun and relatable way.

Ose Arheghan

Ose Arheghan

Ose Arheghan was named the student advocate of the year at the GLSEN Respect Awards held last year in October for being an outspoken advocate for LGBTQ rights.

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Michelle Muchilwa

Michelle Muchilwa

Michelle and Jeremy are siblings who created a campaign to fight against plastic pollution in Lake Victoria, Kenya. They both work with Kenya Marien and Fisheries Research Institute to find new ways to draw attention to plastic waste.

Laura Owen Sanderson

Laura Owen Sanderson

Laura Owen Anderson is the founder of We Swim Wild, a non-profit organisation dedicated to protecting and improving the health of people and the planet.

Rania Mustafa Ali

Rania Mustafa Ali

Rania Mustafa Ali is an award-winning journalist, public speaker, and human rights defender from Syria. Her main focus areas are refugee rights, female empowerment, and mental health.

Allyson Castillo

Allyson Castillo

Allyson Castillo is an active member of Amnesty International Chile’s Human Rights Education Team, creating workshops to educate people of all ages about migration, human rights, and sexual and reproductive rights.

Sean Binder

Sean Binder

Sean Binder is a Ex Civilian Rescue Coordinator who volunteered on the island of Lesvos, rescuing thousands of asylum seekers fleeing conflict. His platform Free Humanitarians advocates for criminalised humanitarians.

Jarrouj Nour

Jarrouj Nour

Jarrouj Nour helps refugees and asylum seekers to become confident cyclists in the UK. Nour is not just teaching them how to ride a bicycle, save money, and be environmentally friendly, but also how to become independent.

Mari Malek

Mari Malek

Mari Malek is a refugee turned runway model, DJ, and actress. She uses her platform to advocate for children affected by war in South Sudan. She is also the founder of “Stand For Education”.

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Kristal Ambrose

Kristal Ambrose

Kristal Ambrose is a Marine Plastic Pollution Researcher, Educator, Divemaster, and Environmentalist. She is also the founder and director of Bahama Plastic Movement (@bahamaplasticmovement).

Afroz Shah

Afroz Shah

Afroz Shah is a environmental activists and layer from Mumbai. He organised the world's largest beach clean-up project. In 2016 he was named by the UN as a Champion of the Earth for leading the clean-up of Mumbai’s Versova Beach.

Shalise Leesfield

Shalise Leesfield

Shalise Leesfield is a 15-year-old ocean conservationist helping to make a positive change. In 2019, Shalise was presented the 2019 Environmental Citizen of the year award in recognition of her efforts to save the ocean from plastic waste.

Inka Cresswell

Inka Cresswell

Inka Cresswell is a filmmaker, marine biologist, and photographer, who captures stories about research efforts, conservation successes, and changing the public's perception on some of the most misunderstood marine species.

Mark Haver

Mark Haver

Mark Haver is a young ocean and climate activist, who advocates for action on the climate, ocean, and sustainable fashion. He is also the North America regional representative for @soalliance.

Gia Parr

Gia Parr

Gia Parr (she/her) began her transition at the start of 8th grade where she decided to publicly disclose her gender in a letter to her parents and peers. Since then, she has dedicated her time to enhancing the visibility of trans youth.

Onyx (E.Smith)

Onyx (E.Smith)

Onyx (E.Smith, they/them) is a student activist who founded the non-profit ‘Central Texas GSA Coalition’ with the goal of enhancing the impacts of Gender and Sexuality Alliances (GSA) in Austin, Texas.

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Sophie Healy-Thow

Sophie Healy-Thow

Sophie Healy-Thow focuses on improving access to safe, affordable, and nutritious food in undernourished communities. Healy-Thow is also a member of the Scaling Up Nutrition Movement (SUN).

Mary-Pat Hector

Mary-Pat Hector

Mary-Pat Hector is a Program Strategist at Rise; an organisation led by more than 40,000 students and supporters from colleges and universities across U.S. She has led and organised hunger strikes, gaining more than 75,000 meals for students at HBCUs.

Kehkashan Basu

Kehkashan Basu

Kehkashan Basu has campaigned on issues spanning hunger, climate change, and gender equality, leading her to be recognised as one of Canada's Top 25 Women of Influence in 2018.

Namugerwa Leah

Namugerwa Leah

Namugerwa Leah began planting trees, banning plastic bags, and saving the Bugoma Forest to prevent the human consequences that will emerge from climate change.

Joshua Williams

Joshua Williams

Joshua Williams created the Joshua’s Heart Foundation, distributing food and other types of aid to hundreds of thousands of people around the world. Now at age 20, Williams’ activism has inspired other young people to take action to defeat poverty.

Ellie SE

Ellie SE

Ellie SE is a scientist, teacher, environmental activist, and creator of The Fair Pantry, a mindful living resource with plant-based recipes and sustainable, low impact tutorials.

Dawood Qureshi

Dawood Qureshi

Dawood Qureshi is a talented individual who is passionate about wildlife, conservation, and the environment. She is also the ambassador for the Bumblebee Conservation Trust and Engagement Officer for the nature organisation A Focus On Nature.

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Michelle Abiero

Michelle Abiero

Michelle Abiero is an activist and writer who focuses her work on mental health and feminism. In 2017, Michelle founded Project Fmile to raise awareness and break down the misunderstandings surrounding mental health and suicide in Kenya.

Diana Chao

Diana Chao

Diana Chao founded Letters to Strangers, a global youth-run organisation seeking to destigmatise mental illness and increase access to affordable, quality treatment.

Ben West

Ben West

After losing his brother to suicide in 2018, Ben West became a mental health campaigner calling for mandatory training of teachers in mental health awareness and high level discussions about employee wellbeing in workplaces.

Stephanie Hu

Stephanie Hu

Stephanie Hu is the Founder and Executive Director at Dear Asian Youth - a youth-led, global organisation that promotes intersectional activism, solidarity with other marginalised communities, equality and equity.

Aditi Mayer

Aditi Mayer

Aditi Mayer is a sustainable fashion blogger, photojournalist, labor rights activist, and frequent speaker on topics of social and environmental justice.

Soy Nguyen (foodwithsoy)

Soy Nguyen (foodwithsoy)

Soy Nguyen A.K.A. foodwithsoy is a food blogger who empowers her audience by exploring the intersectionality between food, culture and mental health.

Ashlyn So

Ashlyn So

Ashlyn So is a 14 year old fashion designer and activist who loves to help others. She began her journey at the age of 6 which led to her being named People’s Hero by E! People’s Choice award where she made 1,000 masks for frontline workers.

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Nibras Basitkey

Nibras Basitkey

Nibras Khudaida is a Yazidi rights advocate who was forced to flee her home of Erbil, Iraq because of ISIS. After being denied her education, she now speaks up for girls’ education worldwide.

Jana Amin

Jana Amin

Jana Amin is a 18-year old Egyptian-American advocate for gender parity and youth inclusion in the MENA region. Amin has given two TEDx Talks, spoken at the UN, and was recognised as one of Arab-America’s 20 under 20 awardees in 2020.

Alia Al Mansoori

Alia Al Mansoori

Alia Al Mansoori is a Emirati activist breaking stereotypes of women in STEM and the next space prodigy. She created Emirati Astronaut creating a space in her community for people to share their ideas on the different sciences.

Txai Surui

Txai Surui

Txai Surui is an 25-year-old indigenous activist in Brazil. She is also the founder and coordinator of the Movement of Indigenous Youth of Rondônia.

Nyombi Morris

Nyombi Morris

Nyombi Morris is the CEO of Earth Volunteers which is a non profit organisation who unite young people who are passionate about planting trees, protecting forests, and standing up for climate justice voluntarily.

Dara McAnulty

Dara McAnulty

Dara McAnulty is an 18-year-old Northern Irish naturalist, writer and environmental campaigner. His debut book, Diary of a Young Naturalist, won the 2020 Wainwright Prize for Nature Writing, and was longlisted for the Baillie Gifford Prize.

Vanessa Nakate

Vanessa Nakate

Venessa Nakate is an 25-year-old Ugandan climate activist. Nakate is the first Fridays For Future climate activist in Uganda and founder of the Rise up Climate Movement.

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Amy and Ella Meek

Amy and Ella Meek

Amy and Ella Meek are sisters fighting against plastic pollution and waste in the UK. The pair started Kids Against Plastic in 2016 which helps young people learn about environmental issues.

Licypriya Kangujam

Licypriya Kangujam

Licypriya Kangujam is a climate activist who started off protesting outside the Indian Parliament at the age of just 6. She has since addressed world leaders, given Ted talks, and founded ‘The Child Movement’.

Autumn Peltier

Autumn Peltier

Autumn Peltier is an Indigenous activist fighting for clean drinking water for First Nation communities in Canada and around the globe.

Woo Qiyun

Woo Qiyun

Woo Qiyun is an environmental activist and artist who uses uniquely stylised illustrations to raise awareness of complex climate issues and sustainability-related causes.

Rosie King

Rosie King

Rosie King is a prominent figure within the autism awareness community. She shares her experiences of autism to counter prejudices and misunderstandings that affect children with learning difficulties.

Alice Mamaga

Alice Mamaga

Alice Mamaga is a social entrepreneur who founded the Autism Ambassadors of Ghana. She helped develop the Autism Aid app, which promotes autism awareness and improves the lives of children living with autism.

Nora Nord

Nora Nord

Nora Nord is a photographer and artist who recently released her project ‘ADHD’, a series of portraits that highlight the beauty of neurodiversity.

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Sunniva Ferri

Sunniva Ferri

Sunniva Ferri is an activist dedicated to ‘embracing change & breaking stereotypes’. She is currently a youth leader for Global Partnership for Education in Germany, providing quality education to children.

Maryam and Nivaal Rehman

Maryam and Nivaal Rehman

Maryam and Nivaal Rehman are twins, both dedicated to using their platform for advocacy and storytelling. Their non-profit ‘The World With MNR’ takes action to support climate justice, gender equality and inclusivity.

Julieta Martinez

Julieta Martinez

Julieta Martínez is the founder of Tremendas (@tremendascl), a platform that connects girls and young women who use their talent to support social impact causes (talent with a purpose).

Maryangel Garcia-Ramos

Maryangel Garcia-Ramos

Maryangel Garcia-Ramos is an influential advocate for diversity and inclusion in Mexico. She founded the non-profit Mexican Women With Disabilities, securing equal protection for women with disabilities.

Jerome Foster II

Jerome Foster II

At just aged 19, Jerome Foster II is the youngest ever White House Environmental Justice Advisor in US history. On top of that, he has been a leading voice for Black and Indigenous visibility in climate activism.

Gab Mejia

Gab Mejia

Gab Mejia work focuses on conservation of wetlands and wildlife. He is a photographer, WWF national youth council and co-founder of Youth Engaged in Wetlands, an organisation dedicated to conserving the worlds wetlands.