CEO of the Edmund Hillary Fellowship, convening entrepreneurs & investors to tackle global challenges.
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CEO & Co-founder of Eat My Lunch, tackling child poverty through NZ's fastest growing social enterprise.
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CEO of Inspiring Stories, Director of Festival for the Future, and Former Young New Zealander of the Year.
Director at Ngati Whatua Orakei Whai Rawa, and Board Member at The Centre for Social Impact.
Recipient of the Prime Minister's Pacific Youth Leadership Award, champion for Pacific Peoples.
Young leader for the Office of Ethnic Community, Award Recipient for Young Women in Public Affairs.
CEO and Co-Founder of one of the world's best social enterprises Thankyou, tackling extreme poverty.
Founder and CEO of PrePair NZ, building a movement to end abusive relationships and domestic violence.
Author. Economist. Political and media commentator. Public speaker. Making economics easy.
Entrepreneur and futurist, ONZM, Kea World Class NZer and Company Director.
Doctor and entrepreneur. On the Board of Inspiring Stories, and MYD's Youth Partnership Fund. Fighting for equality.
Co-founder of the Student Volunteer Army and WeVisit, former Young New Zealander of the Year.
Chief Executive of Leadership New Zealand. Passionate about Pacific Peoples, diversity and inclusion.
Author. Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University. Passionate about the future of politics and democracy.
Entrepreneur and futurist. Founder of The Mind Lab and Tech Futures Lab, future of work and technology.
BOP, JODY & SARAH
Co-founders and Directors of CoLiberate. Building a movement for better mental health and wellbeing.
From brain surgery to a life more meaningful and finding purpose. General Manager of Inspiring Stories.
Founder of GirlBoss NZ. Passionate about women in leadership and the future of work and technology.
NZ's most famous teen dad, creating opportunities for teen parents through social enterprise.
LAURA O’CONNELL RAPIRA
Director of Campaigns at ActionStation. Champion for civic engagement.
Lawyer. Chair of JustSpeak. Advocating for a fairer and more inclusive criminal justice system in New Zealand.
CEO of Creative Agency, Shine. On the Board of Dilworth College. Passionate about education.
Director of Community at the Kiwi Landing Pad, helping Kiwi companies enter the United States.
From the hood. Entrepreneur, adventurer and technologist. Learning how to build global companies.
CEO of Limitless, helping young Kiwis find purpose and make the most the 80,000 hours in our lifetime.
Teen entrepreneur and CEO of DeXTech, one of New Zealand's fastest growing tech companies.
Former CEO of Social Innovation NZ, working in philanthropy and social technologies at Microsoft.
Future Leaders alumni and NZ Awards Local Hero Medalist. Champion for rangatahi in Opotiki.
Entrepreneur. Futurist. Various leadership roles in the technology sector. Head of digital futures at KPMG NZ.
Radio show host and former Mayoral candidate for Palmerston North City Council.
Director on the Board of the NEXT Foundation
Award-winning video gamer, musician, and champion for rangatahi
Director of the Bachelor of Arts at Massey University, passion for civic education
Co-founder of Generation Zero, the Zero Carbon Act and climate solutions for NZ
Environmental warrior and NZ delegate at the UN Climate Change Conference
Born and bred in Eastern Bay of Plenty, one of Whakatane’s Future Leaders
Associate Programme Director at Teach First NZ
Chief Economist at The New Zealand Initiative - economics, incentives and democracy