Maryanne Lettieri is part of the world’s first high school for trans people in Buenos Aires fighting against the marginalisation of her community. Besides teaching at the school, she’s an advocate for the employment of trans people in Argentina and beyond.
Xolisa Bangani is the creator of Ikaya Kulture Garden, a pioneering urban garden in Khayelitsha, one of South Africa’s biggest townships. His project offers hope and opportunities for young people in the community who’s suffering from violence and unemployment.
Odenilze Ramos is an environmental cyber activist from Brazil that fights for the sustainability and understanding of the Amazon’s diverse inhabitants. Together with her team of young women aged 15-25, she collects and disseminates information from across the Amazon.
Mihaela Dragan co-founded Giuvlipen Theatre in 2014, a Roma feminist theatre
company in Bucharest. Their shows address the specific issues faced by Roma
communities in Romania and in Europe. The company is fighting to get support and
recognition from the government in the form of a physical theatre