June Eric-Udorie's Appetite for Fighting Injustice
At 18, Eric Udorie's written about gender rights-related topics for major publications including the Guardian, New Statesman, Fusion.
Hannah Safford's Push for Environmentally Sustainable Policies
Safford is committed to applying her talents and work ethic to a noble and necessary goal: using policy to change the way we think about human existence.
Annie Ryu's Blueprint for a Non-Exploitative, Global Supply Chain
The 26-year-old's social entrepreneurship centers around jackfruit, a large, green, studded fruit native to Southeast Asia.
Victoria M. Rodríguez-Roldán's Transgender Activism
Rodríguez-Roldán's efforts center on engaging with policymakers throughout Congress and various government agencies to help promote policies that will benefit the trans community.
Daquan Oliver's Definition of Entrepreneurial Success
"One of the philosophies I live by is embracing chaos—or the idea that chaos is just tragedy plus opportunity," says Oliver, who is on our list of the top 30 thinkers under the age of 30.
Yvonne Dean-Bailey's Plan to Improve Our Government Institutions
Dean-Bailey, who is on our list of this year's most exciting young thinkers, was the youngest Republican woman to be elected to the New Hampshire House of Representatives.
Tamma Carleton's Strong Commitment to Environmentalism
Carleton combines social and physical data with statistical models to assess how issues such as climate change and freshwater scarcity affect poverty and economic growth.
Lily Axelrod's Efforts to Combat Immigration Detention in the United States
Axelrod, who's on our list of this year's most exciting young thinkers, has a long-term goal of "untangling the immigration bureaucracy from the criminal justice system."
Dafne Almazán's Fight to Empower the Gifted Young Women in Mexico's Schools
"I see it as a social duty to my country to help its talent to thrive," says Almazán, who is on our list of this year's most exciting young thinkers.