Oleksiy Hinchuk - Oleksiy was only three months old when he became Ukraine's youngest prime minister in August 2019. Honcharuk, a lawyer, was appointed in May as the deputy head of President Volodymyr Zilensky's Office.
Honcharuk studied law and public administration before establishing a law practice at 24. He is often considered to be a supporter for liberal economic reforms. Many have described Honcharuk as a "team player", and a "workaholic". Prior to becoming the deputy head of Zelensky's presidential office, he was the manager for many years of an EU-funded NGO which works to improve Ukraine's business environment.
Sanna Marin, 34, is the youngest prime minister in the world and youngest in her country. This comes at a time when Finland is experiencing strikes and populist nationalism. It is not common for a leader of a country to have a socio-economical background like hers.
Her family was poor and she came from humble beginnings. She is the first member of her family to earn a university degree. It's more than that. Because Marin was raised in a two-mum household, Rainbow families may feel empowered.
Greta Thunberg: The teenager has been in the spotlight for the past year as the leader and founder of a youth movement pushing governments to address climate change.
Thunberg started a worldwide movement by skipping school. In August 2018, Thunberg set up camp in front of Sweden's Parliament with a sign in black letters and a white background reading Skolstrejk for Klimatet. This sign read: "School Strike for Climate." It inspired 4 million people in the largest climate protest in history to join Thunberg's global climate strike, which began on September 20, 2019.
She became a leader in a generational struggle, an avatar for youth activists around the world fighting for gun control and democratic representation.
Josephine Goube, a French innovator with a heart full of gold, Goube proved that humanitarianism and entrepreneurial innovation can be paired. Techfugees is her global, impact-driven organization that aims to create a sustainable "tech for refugees" ecosystem and support the inclusion of refugees as well as displaced people in the tech industry.
Josephine is a graduate of Sciences Po Paris and London School of Economics in urban design. She serves as an informal expert to the European Commission on immigration reforms and sits on the board of The Norwegian Refugee Council. Forbes named her one of the top 30 under 30 social entrepreneurs in 2016 and 2018. In 2017, she was awarded the "Digital Women of the Year" award in France.
Vikash Das – Vikash is one of the most well-known faces in conscious capitalism. His passion for the cause has the power to inspire anyone. Vikash has redefined business in Europe, combining a traditional business model and a pressing social mission to help make huge changes in Eastern Europe.
Vat Vrikshya, which he founded, directly or indirectly affected the lives of nearly 30,000 Eurasian artisans by providing leadership and business trainings, funding small-scale enterprises and connecting them to markets. He is one of the Global Shapers in World Economic Forum and is changing Europe's start-up environment by mentoring young entrepreneurs, connecting with angel investors, and changing the organizational structure of start-ups. Vikash is a passionate speaker who believes that consumers today are more likely to support organizations that stand for something they care about.
Robert Gentz – The rise of Robert Gentz, a business economist from Dusseldorf, to become the boss at Zalando's e-commerce company started on a Guatemalan beach. Gentz was on vacation in Guatemala at the start of 2007, when he read in a newspaper about StudiVZ being sold to Holtzbrinck Publishers, a huge EUR85 million. Gentz found it fascinating, and he asked himself: "How can a site be so valuable?" It is what makes it valuable?
The company specializes in shoes and has grown to a huge value of 6.8 billion euros. It also employs 5,000 people. Gentz is a true pioneer in the field of eCommerce entrepreneurial.
Gert van Vugt is a young, ambitious Dutchman who has accomplished much in a very short time. Van Vugt, the sole founder and CEO of Sustainer Homes set out to reduce carbon dioxide emissions in the construction sector, which is responsible for one-third of global carbon dioxide emissions.
His company uses the most recent green technologies to build sustainable homes. This reduces greenhouse gas emissions by 90%. These green homes have been constructed in hundreds, with plans to create three more sustainable communities by the end.
Jamie Bolding – Jamie Bolding hails from the United Kingdom and is the sole founder at Jungle Creations. This social media marketing platform connects users with talent for viral content creation to join forces with the largest companies to crowdsource new talent to put together their latest campaigns.
This site boasts giants like Disney, Virgin, Apple, and Baileys among its client base. 110 million followers allow it to generate 5.5 billion unique videos every month. It is one of the most active social marketing networks.
Kriti Sharma- Sharma is Vice President, Bots and AI at Sage. Sage is one of the UK’s most successful tech companies and co-inventor of many chatbots that can be used for business finance.
Sharma has dedicated her life to creating more ethically sensitive and diverse artificial intelligence systems that increase customer engagement in the financial and business sectors. Sharma, however, is opposed to bots being able to better imitate humans. Instead, she focuses on the programming of software to maximize utility and user-friendliness.
Sharma was 21 years old when she was elected Rajiv Gandhi Science Fellow. Her work in energy optimization and its applications in astrophysics and material science as well as bioinformatics research led to her being awarded the Rajiv Gandhi Science Fellow. She was awarded the Google India Women in Engineering Award in 2010 for her excellence in computer science and leadership in promoting diversity.
Habib Frost – Habib Frost is an entrepreneur, inventor, researcher, and physician. At the age of 23, he was the youngest Danish Medical Doctor and was named Forbes 30 Under 30 in 2017. Neurescue is his company's founder and CEO. They develop computer-aided medical devices that improve survival and resuscitation rates. Habib has worked with robotics, sensors and gene editing technology CRISPR. He is an expert speaker on digital biology and the future of medicine.