Forbes 30 Under 30 and Co-founder of Crimson Education – a global education company reportedly valued at over $220M NZD.
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Entrepreneur and philanthropist, Andrew is the founder of Perpetual Guardian – NZ’s first business to introduce the 4-day working week.
World Class New Zealander, Rachel is the CEO of Kono – a Māori-owned food and beverage company exporting to over 25 countries.
Former Young New Zealander of the Year, Guy is the CEO and Founder of Inspiring Stories – the team behind Festival for the Future.
Named in Forbes 30 Under 30, Vuki is the founder of Sling & Stone, sharing the stories of ambitious brands shaping the future.
Stacey is a New Zealand television and radio host who is passionate about Te Ao Māori, indigenous language and culture.
TJ is a professional athlete representing NZ on the world stage for rugby, and is passionate about standing up for equality.
Elected a Global Leader of Tomorrow by the World Economic Forum, Audette is pioneering new business models for social impact.
Vicky is CEO at Ministry for the Environment. She is a champion for inclusive growth, transparency and accountability in the state sector.
A partner at PwC, Tamati is working to improve social, financial and wellbeing outcomes in vulnerable communities.
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Internationally award-winning writer and performer, Sonya is an Edmund Hillary Fellow, and the Founder of The Body Is Not An Apology.
New Zealand’s Minister of Finance, Minister for Sport and Recreation, and Associate Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage.
Guled is passionate about advancing the social well-being and inclusion of New Zealand’s ethnic and former refugee communities.
Musician, artist and performer – Emily is part of the team at the Ministry for Pacific Peoples, working on the vision for Pacific Aotearoa.
Professor Chris Gallavin serves as the Deputy Pro-Vice Chancellor of the Massey University College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
Takunda’s performance at the annual national Race Unity Speech competition is making waves nationally and globally.
Golriz is an Iranian-born New Zealand politician, and was the first refugee elected to New Zealand’s Parliament (2017).
Mayor of Wellington City, which was voted the world’s most liveable city in 2018 and is on a mission to become a zero-carbon Capital.
Greer is an artist, musician and performer of Cook Island Māori and Samoan decent, who is passionate about speaking up for equality.
Aaron is a Principal Advisor in the Provincial Development Unit at New Zealand’s Ministry for Business, Innovation and Employment.
Rod Oram has more than 40 years’ experience as an international business journalist, across a wide range of subjects.
Rachael is a badass queer survivor who is passionate about creating safe spaces for difficult conversations.
Mike Smith is a social scientist and has been an active community development practitioner for over 40 years.
Graedon Parker is an Internationally award winning Artist, Activist, Entrepreneur and Edmund Hillary Fellow.