10 Inspiring People Who Are Changing the World - The Social Good Summit

The Social Good Summit is a three-day conference where big ideas meet new media to create innovative solutions. Held during UN Week from September 22-24, the Social Good Summit unites a dynamic community of global leaders to discuss a big idea: the power of innovative thinking and technology to solve our greatest challenges. The most innovative technologists, influential minds and passionate activists will come together with one shared goal: to unlock the potential of new media and technology to make the world a better place, and then to translate that potential into action.

Here are the top 10 most influencial and inspirational people working with the Social Good Summit. People, who are changing the world...

1. Malala Yousafzai

The incredible 16-year-old is a Pakistani school pupil and education activist from the town of Mingora in the Swat District of Pakistan’s northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. She is known for her education and women’s rights activism in the Swat Valley.

2. Actor Ian Somerhalder

Founder of an international news channel. Instagram - http://instagram.com/iansomerhalder

3. Nnenna Nwakanwa

Founder of Nnenna.org. Nnenna Nwakanwa speaks about empowering youth.

4. Ernesto Arguello

Humanitarian and Entrepreneur introduced Snap2Live, an organization focused on road safety awareness. Instragram - http://instagram.com/ernestoarguello/

5. Sir Richard Branson

Founder of The Virgin Group. Sir Richard Branson shakes hands with a photographer before going onstage to speak about the business model of the future. Instagram - http://instagram.com/richardbranson

6. Joseph Romm

Joseph Romm, the Founding Editor of ClimateProgress.org.

7. Sarah Kramer & Andre Banks

Journalist Sarah Kramer and Executive Director of ’All Out’ - Andre Banks.

8. Arabic and Chinese Language Translators

Two of the seven language translators at the Social Good Summit.

9. Jack Andraka

At the age of 15 he invented a breakthrough test for pancreatic cancer.

10. Neil Blumenthal

Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Warby Parker Neil Blumenthal.

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