About the Global ChangeLeader Award

Celebrating the impact of the world's brightest young minds and passionate leaders

The Global ChangeLeaderTM Award recognizes the top young leaders around the world who are using their passions to enact change.

Award winners include social entrepreneurs, student inventors, nonprofit champions, kid CEOs and young scientists each of which are using their talents to solve challenges in their community.

Having scouted every continent of the globe, the first cohort of award winners for 2017 come from 59 different countries around the world.

Meet Haylen, our young 2017 winner at 6 years old!

Haylen is a young businessman and social entrepreneur who started his ice cream shop with a mission to help sick kids.

In less than a year later he raised over $10,000 for the Ronald McDonald House and as a true ChangeLeader, he isn’t stopping anytime soon.

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Discover more inspirational stories like Haylen's

Filled with 200 stories from our 2017 Global ChangeLeaders, The Power of YOUth Book: Volume I shares peer advice and inspiration from their experiences from tackling everything from climate change and human rights to inventing game-changing technologies and working to cure cancer.

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The book is available in both small paperback and large deluxe hardcover versions

Power of YOUth hardcover and paperback books