Abe Lim co-founded Purpose Plastics, an independent plastic recycling and upcycling company aiming to tackle plastic pollution. Abe is also part of the Un Environment Programme and a Next Generation Board Member.
Vic Barrett is a climate activist and talented storyteller. Using his panache skill for storytelling, Barrett currently works as a network organizer for Power Shift Network, spreading awareness and educating young people on the climate crisis.
Toby Thorpe is a speaker and climate and community advocate. He is deputy mayor of the Huon Valley Council and has helped develop student-directed and experiential learning programs through the Climate Leaders Program in Tasmania.
Makaśa Looking Horse
Makaśa Looking Horse is Mohawk and Lakota, born on Six Nations Territory. Makaśa Looking Horse’s repertoire of activism contains work for Indigenous Rights and environmentalism, specialising in water protection.
Sriranjini Raman founded Nurture, a program run for youth to help them connect with nature and improve food security by creating opportunities for youth to grow their own food, learn land stewardship and food literacy.
Jazmine Alcon is a Filipino mental health advocate whose goal is to provide and help nourish collective healing among the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities.
Owin Pierson is an LGBTQIA+, mental health & AAPI influencer who uses his platform to discuss mental health to make the world & LGBTQ community more accepting and destigmatise mental health.
Helene Selam Kleih
Helene Selam Kleih is a mental health activist, writer, and model from South London. Helene is the author of Him + His, which explores mental health, but also specifically raises awareness surrounding male mental health.
Adeniké Akinsémolu is a Nigerian scientist and educator advancing sustainable development and environmental conservation. With expertise in ecological awareness, she drives positive change and inspires others to protect our planet.
Temilade Salami is a climate education and communications professional, author and marine biologist. She has led many youth-led environmental sustainability initiatives across Africa.
Leshan Kereto is a Kenyan human rights activist and community leader working to end Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in East Africa and educate people on sexual health.
Samela Sateré Mawé
Samela Sateré Awiá is an indigenous Brazilian environmental activist and influencer and the creator of Amazonia Depe, an organisation which aims to protect and conserve indigenous people and the Amazon rainforests.
Artemisa Xakriabá is a human rights activist from Brazil. She is a leader of the Articulation of Indigenous Peoples of Brazil, and most of her work’s focus is on the Amazon Jungle and deforestation.
Giiwedin is a two-spirit content creator, environmental, LGBTQ, and indigenous rights activist. They use their popular Instagram and TikTok platforms to educate people about indigenous rights, climate justice, and indigenous culture.
Nina Gualinga is an Indigenous Equadorian climate change and Indigenous rights activist. Her activism has centred on preventing the exploitation of the Ecuadorian Amazon, and stopping the abuses of Indigenous rights.
Jorge Alvarez is a mental health advocate and social impact strategist. He uses his platform to help people embrace being vulnerable and think about how social issues impact the well-being of the Latinx community.
Mitzi Jonelle Tan
Mitzi Jonelle Tan is an environmental justice activist and the convenor and international spokesperson of Youth Advocates for Climate Action Philippines.
Daphne Frias is a Latina climate justice activist and storyteller guaranteeing we tackle disability and the environmental emergency simultaneously in order to create a just and equal future.
Disha Ravi is a climate justice activist, storyteller, and one of the founders of Fridays For Future India.
Selina Leem is a climate warrior, poet, and spoken word performer from the Marshall Islands.
Holley Somerville-Knott is the CEO & Founder of Tell Someone Who Cares, an organization promoting inclusion and advocacy for disabled individuals.
Isabelle Axelsson is a Swedish autistic climate activist, advocating for environmental and social justice, and fighting for the rights of the autistic community.
Jeremiah Josey is an autistic chef and advocate, promoting autism acceptance and inclusion in the culinary industry and beyond.
Dana Ahmed is an autistic activist and founder of EcoSpectrum, promoting environmentalism and neurodiversity through an intersectional lens.
Aimée Clint is an autistic writer, activist, and advocate, fighting for acceptance, inclusion, and rights for the autistic community.
Zoey Luna is a trans activist, actress, and artist, advocating for trans rights and visibility in media and the arts.
Kai Shappley is a young trans activist and advocate, fighting for the rights and dignity of trans youth in Texas and beyond.
Evie James is a trans activist and model, advocating for greater visibility and representation of trans people in the fashion and beauty industry.
Eli Erlick is a trans activist, writer, and educator, focusing on gender justice, youth empowerment, and intersectional feminism.
Fox Fisher is a prominent trans activist, filmmaker, and public speaker, dedicated to promoting trans rights and visibility through their work.
Garvita Gulhati is the founder of Why Waste?, a youth-led organisation focused on water conservation through campaigns, petitions and workshops.
Eric Damien Njuguna
Eric Damien Njuguna is a climate activist. Eric started their activism with Zero Hour and Fridays for Future Kenya when severe droughts in Nairobi impacted their school’s water supply.
Rida Rashid is a climate and water rights activist. She is the founder and chairperson of youth-led organisations Impact Pakistan and Project Aab.
Shomy Hasan Chowdhury
Shomy Hasan Chowdhury is a water, hygiene, and sanitation activist from Bangladesh. Shomy completed a high school exchange in the US where she discovered her passion for volunteering, and was recognised by President Obama for her efforts.
Georgie Badiel Liberty
Georgie Badiel Liberty is a model, author, and activist. She founded the Georgie Badiel Foundation, a charitable organisation aimed to provide clean water and sanitation to the people of Burkina Faso.
Florence Given is an illustrator, writer, feminist, social activist, and influencer. She uses her highly-engaged social media to raise awareness of issues surrounding sexuality, race, and gender.
Memory Banda is a children’s rights activist. She created Malawi’s Girls Empowerment Network and Let Girls Lead, in an effort to keep girls in school and raise awareness about gender rights. She is known for ardently speaking against child marriage.
Samaira Mehta is a coder and inventor who founded - and is the CEO of - CoderBunnyz, created to help teach children how to code. She is also aiming to eliminate gender bias and increase the number of women in engineering.
Divina Maloum is a human rights activist from Cameroon. Maloum founded Children for Peace (C4P) to help children previously exploited in some capacity.
Te Manaia Jennings
Te Manaia Jennings is a New Zealand-based Maori visual artist and activist. She uses her art and her lived experience to tackle issues like mental health, specifically depression and body image issues.
Sophia Badhan is a Netherlands and UK-based mental health activist and speaker who relies on her lived experience and passion to advocate for students and other young people, working to ensure that everyone receives the support and care they need.
Haile Thomas is the youngest Certified Nutrition Health Coach in the United States. Thomas has utilised her knowledge and love for health and wellbeing to create the non-profit organisation HAPPY (Healthy Active Positive Purposeful Youth).
Freddie Pearson is a mental health advocate. Freddie combines his love for fitness and well-being with his passion for the arts to speak out about mental health.
Egypt “Ify” Ufele
Egypt “Ify” Ufele is a fashion designer, author and anti-bullying activist who founded the plus-size clothing line, Chubiiline and Bully Chasers charity. She wrote Life by My Own Design, which brings to light how bullying can impact a child.
Penelope Lea is a Norwegian climate activist from Kjelsås, Oslo. She became the second youngest ambassador for UNICEF at the age of 15 in 2020. She uses her voice to advocate for better environmental solutions.
Manu Meel is the CEO of BridgeUSA, a youth-led non-profit organization that creates spaces on high school and college campuses for open discussion between students about political issues. He also established BridgeCal.
Jeeva Senthilnathan is an engineering student, former city council candidate, and social entrepreneur. She is the executive director of Privando, a non-profit that employs technology to fight sexual abuse in India.
Ishaa Asim is a social justice activist, campaigner, blogger, and public speaker. She served as Youth MP for Manchester, sits on the Greater Manchester Youth Combined Authority, and is a member of the Co-op’s Youth Advisory Panel.
Marina Tricks is a climate activist. She is a member of the Global Majority VS campaign, which took the UK Government to court on the basis that they are violating “our right to life, as well as the right to life of our global human family."
In 2017, Ahmed Alaa was arrested for waving the Pride flag at a Mashrou’Leila concert in Cairo. Ahmed has become one of the leading youth voices speaking up on LGBTQ issues in Egypt.
Emelin Flores is the founder of Rutgers University Chapter of Out In Tech. She helps non-profits improve their security and LGBTQ+ students looking to break into tech.
Yasmin Finney is an English actress. She initially gained attention on TikTok for speaking openly about her experiences as a transgender teenager. Yasmin has spoken publicly about black and transgender youth representation in media.
Jamie Windust (they/them) is an award-winning writer, public speaker, model who intends to spread optimism and empower people through their work. They are the founder and editor of the magazine, FRUITCAKE.
Pheebs Jameson started their own campaign against fatphobia, racism, misogyny, and transphobia online, aiming to gain Instagram’s attention and pressure the multi-billion dollar company to take greater action against online abusers.
Victoria Makanjuola is an American podcaster and mental health advocate. Her podcast, Feel Your Feelingz, is dedicated to educating and sharing how Gen Z manage their mental health, spreading awareness and removing taboos.
Zane Landin is a mental health activist. After his own experiences battling with depression and anger, he has spoken out and made an effort to help others with mental health conditions as a leader and organiser at The Stability Network.
Meera Varma is a mental health activist. She is currently a youth ambassador and activist for Rare Beauty. Varma became an integral leader of Active Minds, seeking to end campus suicide.
Harrison Gunn is a youth mental health advocate, Changemaker, presenter, content creator and youth ambassador. He is the presenter of his podcast, It’s Good to Talk, described as place of positivity, inspiration, and conversation.
Joshua Williams was the President of the Guild of Students at the University of Birmingham, where he reformed Birmingham’s offer for care leavers, launching the Black Voices campaign.
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.
Daud Mumin is a voter registration activist and an Eighteen x 18 delegate (an initiative started by actress Yara Shahidi to mobilize young people to vote) from Salt Lake City, Utah.
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.
Kiana Kazemi is an environmental justice advocate and engineering graduate from Berkeley. Kiana founded Circularity, an organisation dedicated to helping those with eco-anxiety.
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.
George Mpanga is an award-winning spoken-word artist, poet and rapper who focuses on social and political issues. He has an award-winning podcast, “Have You Heard George's Podcast?".
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.
Lela Tolajian is a student and human rights advocate and the founder of the International Coalition Against Modern Slavery. The coalition started has since grown across 38 countries.
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.
Kanchan Amatya is an activist and entrepreneur from Nepal. Amatya founded the Sustainable Fish Farming Initiative (SFFI), an organisation battling hunger and poverty in South Asia.
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.
Ayanna Kelly advocates for DEIB and mental health wellbeing for people in the workplace. Ayanna is the host of the 'Sazón y Corazón' Podcast, discussing health amongst other topics.
Zoe Rosenberg is the founder of Happy Hen Animal Sanctuary, an organisation that gives refuge to abused and abandoned farm animals across California.
Hudson Tarlow is a videographer and editor with a huge TikTok following. He debunks vegan and animal rights myths whilst inspiring hundreds to make the switch to becoming vegan.
Genesis Butler is an environmental and animal rights activist. She started Genesis For Animals to secure funding for sanctuaries and rescues that provide animals with a permanent home.
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.
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.
As the co-president of Women’s March Youth Empower, Sarah is a one of the leading voices fighting for immigrants rights, as she herself was a recepient of the US’ DACA programme.
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.