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Nani Jansen Reventlow

Elected in Feb 2021

Germany

As human lives transition online, Nani Jansen Reventlow is ensuring that our fundamental human rights in the digital sphere are robustly protected and advanced through the court system. Establishing collaborative strategic litigation and building a knowledgeable and interconnected field of...

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Jill Habig

Elected in Jan 2021

United States

Jill Habig is making the law work for all by closing the gap between the values expressed in our laws and the lived reality of our most vulnerable communities.

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Tim Lampkin

Elected in Jan 2021

United States

Tim unlocks opportunities for wealth creation for Black, rural entrepreneurs by shifting our current economic development approach away from an overemphasis on collateral and prior wealth, and towards an appreciation of peer support and community prosperity.

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Sean Sherman

Elected in Jan 2021

United States

Sean Sherman helps Indigenous chefs, farmers, and environmentalists revive and popularize “pre-contact” cuisine as a way to tell a different, more accurate story about the Indigenous people of North America. He then harnesses all the interest and opportunities created to systematically improve food...

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Agustina Besada

Elected in Jan 2021

Argentina

Agustina works to transform people's relationship with plastic and reduce its pollution effects on the environment caused by its excessive and uncontrolled use. Convinced of the global dimension of the problem and of the urgent need for a solution, she developed an approach that focuses on the...

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Martín Espósito

Elected in Jan 2021

Uruguay

Although it is widely accepted that today’s approach to development and current consumer habits are unsustainable, education, production, and cultural systems continue to repeat logics that perpetuate the problem. Martín is promoting a model for sustainability education in Latin America based on...

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David Riveros García

Elected in Jan 2021

Paraguay

According to research by Transparency International, Paraguay is among the 5 most corrupt countries in Latin America. Apathy and lack of commitment are key aspects for the problem to continue. David developed a program that manages to interest and engage young people in the promotion of transparency...

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Jimmy Westerheim

Elected in Jan 2021

Norway

By facilitating conversation about mental health across culture, ideology and age, Jimmy Westerheim is reframing struggle as fundamentally human to bridge the isolation that stigma associated with struggles and mental health too often brings.

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Alison Tickell

Elected in Jan 2021

United Kingdom

Alison Tickell, founder of Julie’s Bicycle, focuses on the ecosystem of culture as a central, vital driver in the fight against climate change. A multi-billion-dollar industry, culture is also a profound framechanger, influencing the minds, beliefs, and behaviors of millions of people – and its...

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Astra Taylor

Elected in Jan 2021

United States

Astra Taylor has championed a series of creative, systems-changing engagement opportunities for debtors nationwide to effectively push back against unfair debts, change policy, and build strong, local, and lasting solutions to the problem of economic inequality.

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