Jeremy Heimans

Civil Rights Activist & Movement Builder

Jeremy Heimans 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. His international book “New Power” has been described as essential reading for people who want to ‘understand how the world is changing.’  Jeremy co-founded Get Up! in 2005, a pioneering organisation using digital tools to help bring participation back into Australian democracy. He was also co-founder of Avaaz.org, the world’s largest online citizens’ movement with more than 35 million members. He then went on to co-found Purpose – the home of 21st century movements – which was behind new organisations like All Out, a 2.2 million strong force for LGBT rights, and many others. Jeremy turns ideas into action and actions into powerful movements for change.

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