Forbes has released its 30 Under 30 list that highlights social entrepreneurs.
Here are the top 10 social entrepreneurs from Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list.
- Shiza Shahid — The 24-year-old entrepreneur took in Malala Yousafzai, who argued for girls’ right to be educated in Pakistan, after she was shot. She has since become the activist’s chief strategist.
- Chase Adam — Adams, 24, founded Watsi, the first ever crowd-funding site that allows donors to have an impact on those undergoing medical procedures.
- Kamel Al-Asmar — This 29-year-old web developer created Nakhweh, which is the first volunteer network in the Arab nation.
- Esra’a Al Shafei — Shafei, 27, is the founder of Mideast Youth, a website that allows youth in the Middle East to voice their opinions.
- Mark Arnoldy — Arnoldy, 27, is the co-founder of Nyaya Health, which provides health care to poor areas in Nepal.
- Christopher Ategeka — 29-year-old Ategeka founded CA Bikes, which creates bike and motorcycle ambulances. His company has made it easier for people in Uganda to receive health care.
- Bryan Baum — Baum, 24, confounded Prizeo, which is a charity that collects money by raffling off once in a lifetime deals.
- Clara Brenner — Brenner, 28, is the co-founder of Tumml, which is a company that works with startups that focus on urban innovation.
- Khalida Brohi — Brohi, 25, founded a nonprofit that helps women in Pakistan gains business skills. She decided to start the nonprofit after watching her friend be killed for marrying the man she loved over her arranged suitor.
- Julie Carney — 27-year-old Carney is the co-founder of Gardens for Health, which helps provide patients in Rwanda with seeds, tree seedlings, and small livestock.
To see the other 20 social entrepreneurs on Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list, click here.