Most Influential People Under 25


For World Population Day and its theme of Investing In Young People, we've got some of the most influential people in the world who are all under the age of 25. From the arts, to technology to finance, these young people are all an inspiration for what can be achieved, even at a young age.
Alice McClean
Flashcards by Alice McClean, updated more than 1 year ago
Alice McClean
Created by Alice McClean over 9 years ago

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Lucas Duplan, 22, Founder of Clinkle - He's disrupted the way financial transactions are done with his digital wallet and already raised $30M for the project. Watch out people, Clinkle is the next big thing!
Jennifer Lawrence, 23, Actress - With an Oscar for Best Actress under her belt along with the title of the Internets "best friend" it's safe to say that JLaw is unstoppable, and really what's not to love about her?
Evan Spiegel, 23 & Bobby Murphy, 25, Co-founders of Snapchat - This power team turned down a $3 billion offer from Facebook so it's clear they're confident in their product, and for good reason with over 400 million Snapchats sent daily.
Shiza Shahid, 24, Cofounder Malala Fund - Chief strategist for the girls education advocate Malala Yousafzai and their foundation which has seen financial support from the World Bank and celebs Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie. Lots to come from this inspiring story.
Lorde, 17, musician - New Zealand's biggest star has risen the charts with her debut album 'Pure Heroine.' She may be young but keeps it real, speaking out against site photo-shopping and showing her almost 2 million Twitter followers that you should be proud of your flaws.
Palmer Luckey, 21, Founder of Oculus VR - This brainiac's gaming headset invention will revolutionize the way people game, allowing users to actually feel like they're inside the game. The product has raised over $91 million from venture capitalists and is scheduled to hit retailers sometime this year.
Divya Nag, 22, Cofounder of Stem Cell Theranostics and StartX Med - Big steps in the world of medicine are being taken by this amazing young lady by turning cells, into embryonic-like stem cells, then uses them to create heart cells. This is revolutionizing the way drugs are tested and will hopefully lead to millions of lives being saved. Amazing!
Nate Levine, 22, Founder of OpenGov - His software platform helps governments make intelligent, data-driven decisions and communicate financial information with their constituents. Knowledge is power!
Brian Wong, 22, Cofounder Kiip - This UBC grad is turning those "moments of achievement" on your favourite apps, like Candy Crush, into a marketing opportunity for companies like Pepsi, P&G and Disney.
Jensen Adoni, 22, Shoemaker Modern Vice - Hailing from the streets of Manhattan this young shoe designer has already climbed the fashion ladder with his edgy footwear being sold in stores like Macy's and Urban Outfitters.
Eden Full, 21, Founder of SunSaluter - Her low-cost solar panel tracks the sun across the sky using a simple system of dripping water bottles that then filters the water collected. Now deployed in countries like Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania, this great invention is now helping 6,000 people get both clean water and power.
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