When the first launched in 2010, digital media was still new terrain. Developments in artificial intelligence and cryptocurrency were just getting started, and social platforms like Instagram and Snapchat were yet to be released.
In just nine years, the way we think about new media has completely changed. The internet has made it so that anyone, anywhere, at anytime can have a voice; and now, we’re expected to use it.
One such person making the most of their digital voice is multifaceted entertainer and activist . As one of the most recognizable digital creators, Singh has amassed a global audience more than 14 million YouTube subscribers with more than 2 billion video views on her . Singh created the initiative to inspire positivity among young women in order to better support each other’s voices and encourage upward mobility. And in 2017, UNICEF appointed Singh as one of their Goodwill Ambassadors.
Joining Singh at this year’s Summit is actress and environmentalist . Having starred in a host of blockbuster Bollywood films, Mirza quickly learned of the power of media as a tool for social change. Her latest role is that of a UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador. Throughout her career, Mirza has become a prominent voice for environmental conservation in India, and is one of the leading global advocates for UNEP’s campaign.
The 2018 Social Good Summit is presented by: