Amber Atherton

Our story begins in Hong Kong where Amber was born in 1991, before returning to the United Kingdom. During her school years, she became involved with coding at the age of 9; a skill that would later serve her well.  She also got an early start on practicing her...

Amika George

Born: 4th October 1999 Site: University of Cambridge, England Amika George was born on 4th October 1999, in Kerala, South India and was raised in the UK. Whilst in secondary school, George read an article about how many young people in Britain miss school due to...

Fahma Mohamed

Fahma Mohamed was born in The Netherlands in 1996 and moved to Bristol, England with her family when she was 7 years old. At school Fahma attended an after-school session that discussed Female Genital Mutilation (FGM): the ritual cutting or removal of some or all of...

Kimia Alizadeh

Born on July 10, 1998, Kimia Alizadeh’s family are Iranian Azerbaijani, also known as Iranian Turks. At the age of 16, Kimia burst onto the stage by winning gold in the women’s Taekwondo 63 kilogram class at the 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympics. During the...

Malala Yousafzai

In 2014, Malala Yousafzai became the youngest ever Nobel Prize Winner for her activism fighting for the educational rights of all children. The story of how Malala came to be one of the best-known activists in the world is nothing short of remarkable. Born in Mingora,...

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