Founder, Bye Bye Plastic Bags and YOUTHTOPIA
Melati Wijsen is a 20-year-old full-time changemaker and movement builder. She founded Bye Bye Plastic Bags at the age of 12. She has spoken on world stages such as TED and the United Nations and has recently co-chaired the World Economic Forum’s Global Plastic Action Partnership committee. She sat on the inaugural Expert Advisory Panel for the Earthshot Prize and her film, “Bigger Than Us,” premiered at the 74th Cannes Film Festival 2021. She recently launched her new company, YOUTHTOPIA, focusing on youth empowerment through short, meaningful peer-to-peer programs and providing them with the tools they need to be changemakers. Her vision is to make YOUTHTOPIA the go-to platform for young people to learn about frontline skills.
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