The NewNow Leaders

Abdalaziz Alhamza

Citizen Journalist & Human Rights Activist

Abdalaziz is an award-winning Syrian journalist, human rights defender activist and IT trainer. (more…)

Farwiza Farhan

Environmental Activist

Farwiza is one of the most fearless environmental activist of her generation. (more…)

Roya Mahboob

Tech Entrepreneur & Women’s Rights Activist

Roya was one of the first female tech CEOs in Afghanistan. (more…)

Victor Ochen

Peace Activist & Youth Advocate

Victor is the youngest ever African to be nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. (more…)

Jaha Dukureh

Women’s Rights Activist & Anti-FGM Campaigner

Jaha is described as the lightning rod for change in The Gambia. (more…)

Jeremy Heimans

Civil Rights Activist & Movement Builder

Jeremy is described as a wunderkind of digital activism, a world renowned movement builder with unparalleled insight into how power works in the 21st century. (more…)

Uzodinma Iweala

Social Entrepreneur, Doctor & Author

Uzo is an award-winning writer, filmmaker and medical doctor. (more…)

Alaa Murabit

Security, Peace & Women’s Rights Advisor

Alaa Murabit is a medical doctor, one of 17 Global Sustainable Development Goal Advocates appointed by the UN Secretary General, and a UN High-Level Commissioner on Health Employment & Economic Growth. (more…)

Taylor Wilson

Nuclear Physicist, Science Advocate & Inventor

Taylor is a physicist who, at 14 became the youngest person in history to produce nuclear fusion, building a reactor capable of smashing atoms in a plasma core at over 500 million degrees Fahrenheit (40 times hotter than the core of the sun) in his parents’ garage. (more…)