Community and Not-For-Profit

Dewy Sacayan,
25, Auckland

Dewy is a litigation lawyer by day and a climate activist by night.

Irihapeti Edwards,
20, Whangarei/Auckland

Iri was awarded the 2019 New Zealand Youth Leadership Award and one of the youngest recipients of the Prime Minister's Scholarship to Latin America.

Nina Santos,
20, Auckland

Nina hails from the bustling streets of Manila, where her passion for social justice and sustainability is rooted.

Serena Lim-Strutt,
20, Hamilton

Serena is studying neuroscience and philosophy at Duke University, though is currently undertaking a semester in Copenhagen.

Sophia Meilee Nem,
18, Hutt Valley

A New Zealand-born Chinese/Cambodian, Sophia actively works with the Philippine Embassy to engage young people in her community in leadership, politics and global citizenship.

Tharaka Munidasa,
23, Auckland

Tharaka is currently working as an Infrastructure Advisory Consultant at Aurecon and Project Manager/Advisor for the Glenn Family Foundation Programme in Sri Lanka.