YOUNGA 2020 Global Broadcast

Aired on December 5, 2020

Amplifying Inclusion and Unity for the Future

With Kelly Lovell, CEO of BridgingTheGap Ventures, and founding chair of YOUNGA Forum.

Opening Keynote

Leave No One Behind: The Fight for Diversity, Identity and Inclusion

With Drew Ray Tanner, actor on “Riverdale,” “Somewhere Between” & “You Me Her” and musician, and Dyllón Burnside, actor on “POSE” and singer.

Fireside chat

Redefining HerStory: A New Generation of Leadership for Equality

With Fatima Goss Graves, co-founder, TIME'S UP Legal Defense Fund, and president, National Women's Law Center and Safaath Ahmed Zahir, leading women’s rights activist, Queen’s Young Leader and founder, Women and Democracy.

Fireside chat

Overcoming Adversity: The Power of Empathy and the Right Mindset

With Nick Vujicic, speaker, author, evangelist and entrepreneur and Brandon Farbstein, empowerment speaker and thought innovator.

Fireside chat

The Challenges in a Changing Global Health Landscape

With Calum Worthy, actor on “Austin & Ally,” “American Vandal,” and "The Act" and ONE Ambassador and Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of World Health Organization.

Fireside chat

You Matter: A Conversation With Youth Mental Health Advocates

With Cynthia Germanotta, President and Co-Founder, Born This Way Foundation, Charlie and Hannah Lucas, Co-Founders of the notOk App; Cheyenne Kippenberger Miss Indian World and Juan Acosta, Channel Kindness Author.

Fireside chat

KINGRY Featuring Julianne Hough

Keynote: Transformation From the Inside Out
Performance: KINGRY dance experience through the elements

Keynote and performance
VR After Party banner at 11pm EST on Dec 5

The World Unite: We Are Family

Special performance with Kim Sledge, Grammy award-winning artist and health activist 

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The Future Youth Want, The Action We Need

With Kelly Lovell, CEO of BridgingTheGap Ventures, and Founding Chair of YOUNGA Forum.


UN75: 2020 and Beyond

With Fabrizio Hochschild-Drummond, United Nations Under-Secretary General and  Special Advisor for the Commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the UN.


Be The One: Using Our Voices Together with Refugees

With IZA, singer, songwriter and dancer, Maejor, Grammy-nominated producer and artist along with three refugee interview guests with UNCHR.

Fireside chat

The Climate Crisis: Protecting Our Natural Resources

With Artists for Amazonia, Cara Delevingne, founder, #MyEcoResolution, model, actress, and singer and Susi Mai professional kitesurfer and co-founder, Ultramarine.


Championing Justice: Leading A Global Movement for Human Rights

With Siyabulela Mandela, great-grandson of Nelson Mandela, regional coordinator (East and Southern Africa), Journalists for Human Rights and Kailash Satyarthi, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and child rights activist.

Fireside chat
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Youth-Led Innovation for the Future

With Pitbull, Mr. Worldwide, Grammy award-winning rapper, songwriter, and record producer, Jeff Hoffman, Chairman, Global Entrepreneurship Network and Kelly Lovell, CEO of BridgingTheGap Ventures and Founding Chair of YOUNGA.

Interactive Panel

VR After Party and Reception

Join YOUNGA and our Innovation Partner Entrepreneurship Sports Generation for a fully immersive experience with special headliner performance with Pitbull and networking reception. Participate in avatar mode to interact live with VIP guests and other attendees from around the world like you would in an in-person event.

11 pm EST (8pm PST) on AltspaceVR

YOUNGA Youth Delegation Activity Schedule

We hosted free innovation mastermind sessions as part of our Youth Delegation program leading up to our 2020 Global Broadcast.
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