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 activists 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…)

Uzodinma Iweala

Social Entrepreneur, Doctor & Author

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