Zyahna Bryant is a community organiser and activist for racial justice. Bryant’s first contribution to activism was when she was 12 years old, organising a demonstration for Justice for Trayvon Martin and other Black lives lost to police violence.
Sophie Ming is an activist who has organised some of the largest Black Lives Matter protests in Manhattan, including marches for teens and adults and a Black Lives Matter chalk art event for younger children.
Naomi Wadler is a racial justice and gun violence activist. Wadler has publicly spoken at a number of protests about gun violence, and the disproportionate number of Black female victims.
Anban Raj is a student who founded and ran the World Youth Leaders Organisation program, an international not-for-profit organisation of youth leaders committed to empowering Gen Zers into leaders of tomorrow.
Godwin Kevin is the founder of Inspire For Greatness, an organisation that identifies, connects, and empowers young African leaders and changemakers while inspiring them to take social action in their communities.
Vee Kativhu is an education activist and founder of Empowered by Vee. She uses her platform to help underprivileged and underrepresented people from across the world recognise their own talent and potential.
Katie Eder is an activist and social entrepreneur based in America. She founded Kids Tales, a non-profit organisation that brings creative writing workshops who do not have access to writing experiences outside of school.
Arielle V King
Arielle V King is an environmental educator and content creator. She raises awareness in climate optimism, environmental racism critique, and environmental justice education. She also hosts the podcast, ‘The Joy Report’.
Denia Brielle Smith
Denia Brielle Smith is an activist, grassroots organiser, and public speaker with a focus on racial and gender equality. Denia created The WW-P POC Advocacy, a youth organisation advocating for racial equity education reform.
Aishah-Nyeta Brown is a creative climate storyteller who uses her creativity to bring awareness to environmental injustices and is an advocate for racial equality, disability justice and children’s rights.
Justin Smith is an activist, change maker and storyteller. He founded The Activ Group, a Gen Z marketing agency to reshape the understanding of young people. He is a member of many diversity and advocacy groups in America.
Rose Dyson is an entrepreneur from Ireland. Dyson started her cosmetics company, Pura Cosmetics, aged 15. Pura Cosmetics was designed to be eco-friendly, animal-friendly, and affordable. Rose has used her business’ motivation to reach out and publicise animal rights and veganism.
Magi Richani is the founder CEO of Nobell Foods, a making producing plant-based dairy products to create a sustainable food system. She is backed by Andreessen Horowitz, Bill Gates’s Breakthrough Energy Ventures and Robert Downey Jr‘s FootPrint Coalition.
Sean Barrs is a vegan activist and academic. He is also an ultra-runner and a member of Vegan Runners UK. Sean has written for numerous publications, promoting the work of individuals who advocate for a vegan lifestyle through sports and other forms of activism.
Ashley Frohnert is the Director of Social Media at PETA, one of the largest animals rights organisation in the world. She is also an advocate for veganism and animal rights. Her work has been featured in CNN, BuzzFeed, Teen Vogue, and many more.
Verel Rodrigues is a climate activist who is passionate about influencing climate action, sustainability, and positive change. He has also been an active member of Extinction Rebellion since 2019, coordinating with local groups and communications teams.
Mohamad Al Jounde
Mohamad Al Jounde is an activist from Lebanon who advocates for the rights of refugees. He founded the Gharsah association in Lebanon which focuses on providing protection and education.
India Ysabel is a content creator, social media influencer, activist and co-founder of the Speak Up Space. The Speak Up Space is a virtual platform that offers support to survivors of violence, namely sexual violence and human trafficking.
Racha Haffar is a member of UN Women’s Beijing+25 Youth Task Force and the founder of Not 4 Trade, the first anti-trafficking organisation in Tunisia. Their goal is to spread awareness about the crime of human trafficking.
Roman Davas Fahey
Roman wanted to make a positive impact on global issues. As a result, he founded Climate-Proof Food, a platform that aims to educate people on how food and food choices have an affect on sustainability and environmentalism.
Maddox Guerilla is an activist fighting against homelessness and embodies the idea of protopia, the idea that we can work toward the world we want to see every day. He is a part of the youth advisory council for Point Source Youth.
Jahkil Jackson founded Project I Am, a non-profit dedicated to tackling homelessness, when he was 8 years old. Since then, he has gained the reputation of being an influential changemaker, already at the age of 14.
Grace A Forrest
Grace A Forest is an Australian activist whose work aims to fight modern slavery. She is the founding director of Walk Free, an organisation fighting for human rights and just work conditions in all sectors.
Esther Weir is a Human Rights Law student and the co-founder of Youth Against Modern Slavery Movement, a group focused on empowering youth to demand a world free of human trafficking and contemporary slavery.
Leila made it her mission to raise awareness through her work with the Youth Action Campaign club at her high-school and by founding the International Week of Action Against Modern Slavery.
Ishaan is an activist working to end modern slavery. He has recently become a Young Champion for the UNHCR and is the co-founder of the Youth For Freedom Collective, a youth-created, youth-led and youth-focused anti-modern slavery collective.
Aidan Hallinan was selected as one of the 25 most remarkable teens in San Diego for his mental health work. Aidan has recently created Hopesparkk, an Instagram account bringing life-affirming messages and acceptance into the world.
Danielle Boyer is an indigenous and queer robotics inventor and educational advocate working to increase technical education accessibility and cultural competency for indigenous youths through robots.
Marinel Ubaldo is a Filipino climate activist advocating for a world without single-use plastic bags. She has pushed her local government to ban single-use plastics entirely and plans to take her initiatives to the world stage.
Daphne Frias is an American activist from West Harlem and calls herself “unapologetically latina”. Her work and advocacy has focused on gun control, voting rights, climate change, environmental and disability justice.
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 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.
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 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.
Faye Simanjuntak is a gender equality activist and humanitarian who was born and raised in Indonesia. She is the founder of Rumah Faye, an organisation working directly with victims of human trafficking.
Nabeela Iqbal is an activist and humanitarian bringing light to many issues faced by the Sri Lankan youth. Nabeela created ‘Sisterhood Initiative’, an organisation which aims to build a safe space for conversation and change for Muslim women.
Chanté Davis is a 17-year-old activist and aspiring marine biologist hailing from New Orleans — now living in Spring, Texas. She is one of the founding members of Oh-Wake, a publication about marine protection and climate activism.
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 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 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 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 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 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 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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Ashay Bhave turns garbage into shoes. Through his start-up Thaely, he has recycled over 50,000 plastic carry bags and 35,000 discarded plastic bottles. The brand name ‘Thaely’ literally translates to 'plastic carry bags' in Hindi.
Eugenia Chow is an eco-conscious individual creating conversation about the misconceptions of plant-based diets. She uses her platform to share her knowledge of food systems and regenerative living in Hong Kong and beyond.
Jammy Unbag started the movement ‘Plastic Free Bohol’ in her region. She encouraged thousands of islanders to protect their homeland, including 72 resorts and hotels who have pledged to reduce their plastic use.
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.
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 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.
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 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”.
Sam Dylan Finch
Sam Dylan Finch is a writer and digital creator making mental health content accessible to all. He is also the founder of ‘Let’s Queer Things Up!’ a community mental health resource by and for the LGBTQ+ community.
Mikah Jones is an activist sharing his methods and perspectives on how he approaches mental health, trauma, and self love. His social media presences on Instagram and TikTok reflects just how impactful his teachings have been.
Satvik Sethi is a mental health activist currently on a mission to make the world happier as the founder and Chief Executive Officer at Runaway, a social entrepreneurial venture that promotes mental health awareness.
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 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 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 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.
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, 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.
Viktória Radványi is the Hungarian winner of the MTV EMAs Generation Change Award 2021. She is also a board member of Budapest Pride, Hungary’s first feminist and anti-racist LGBTQ+ NGO.
Ashton Mota (he/him) uses his voice to empower and uplift Black, Latinx, and LGBTQ+ youth. Mota became the face of the ‘Yes on 3’ movement, a campaign encouraging voters to keep a 2016 state law allowing people to use restrooms that align with their gender identity...
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 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.
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.
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.
Juan Acosta is a 24-year-old internationally recognised and award winning LGBTQ+ mental health advocate. He has served on national committees, speaks at conferences and festivals, and is a New York Times bestselling author.