Thanathorn Juangroongruangki born 25 November 1978, a Thai politician, political activist and former Vice President of the Thai Summit Group. Thanathorn received a joint-honours Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering from Thammasat University and the University of Nottingham. Read Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit Biography and Profile.
Lesley McSpadden is the mother of Michael Brown, the slain Missouri teenager who was killed by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson following an altercation at a convenience store in the suburban St. Louis city in August 2014. Lesley McSpadden and Michael Brown Sr. spoke to the United Nations Committee Against Torture. “We need the world to know what’s going on in Ferguson and we need justice,” Lesley McSpadden told CNN in Geneva, Switzerland. Read Lesley McSpadden Biography and Profile.
Zuzana Caputova, the first female head of state of Slovakia, was born 21 June 1973 to a working-class family in the town of Pezinok in what was then western Czechoslovakia. Her 14-year-long case against the wealthy land developer involved organizing protests, filing lawsuits and writing petitions to the European Union. The campaign earned her a prestigious Goldman Environmental prize in 2016. Caputova’s election is a rare progressive victory in central Europe where nationalist rhetoric has grown over the past few years. Read Zuzana Caputova biography and profile.
Fabiana Rosales was born 22 of April of 1992, a Venezuelan journalist and the the wife of Juan Guaidó. Her father was a farmer, and her mother a journalist. As a child, she observed her mother’s interviews and became interested in social issues. She assisted in running the family farm and decided to study journalism. Her father died of a cardiac arrest in 2013, for which she blames the shortage of medicine in Venezuela. Read Fabiana Andreina Rosales Guerrero biography and profile.
Former vice president Al Gore was born Albert Arnold Gore, Jr., on March 31, 1948. In his 2000 presidential campaign, Gore won the Democratic presidential nomination after facing down an early challenge from former Senator Bill Bradley. Gore won the popular vote, but conceded defeat to Republican George W. Bush. On December 10, 2007, Gore accepted a Nobel Prize for work on global warming. Gore has four adult children with his first wife Tipper. Read Albert Arnold Gore Biography and Profile.
Jane Goodall,Animal Rights Activist and Scientist, was born April 3, 1934, in London, England to Mortimer, an engineer and Vanne, an author. Jane loves animals even as a child. Jane is made a Dame of the British Empire (the equivalent of a knighthood) on February 20, 2004 during a ceremony at Buckingham Palace in London. Jane dreamt of living in Africa to watch and write about animals. Read Valerie Jane Morris-Goodall Biography and Profile.
Ida B. Wells, African-American Activist, Civil Rights Activist, Journalist who led an anti-lynching crusade in the United States in the 1890s. She was born July 16,1862, Holly Springs, Mississippi. She died March 25, 1931 in Chicago, Illinois. Her cemetery name is Oak Woods Cemetery. Read Ida Bell Wells biography and profile.
Jeremy Corbyn was born on 26 May 1949. His election as Labour leader in September 2015, at the age of 66, was one of the biggest upsets in British political history. On his frugal lifestyle: “I don’t spend a lot of money, I lead a very normal life, I ride a bicycle and I don’t have a car.” Read Jeremy Bernard Corbyn Biography and Profile.
Halima Aden, Activist, Model, was born 19 September 1997, in a refugee camp in Kenya, she moved to the U.S. with her mom at age seven. The world of Western high fashion that Aden has been whirled into is slowly catching up. Halima is constantly interrupted by eager schoolgirls wanting selfies with her, and older women who pull their veils closer while volunteering advice. Read Halima Aden Biography and profile.
Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim, Nigerian Human Rights Activist was born 28 June 1965 in Yelwa, Yauri, Kebbi State by a Yoruba mother to a Hausa father. He was a notable Pro-Democracy figure in the then Global Pro-Democracy resistance of the late ‘80s and a respected Youth leadership voice from Africa. In 1999, Gbenga was elected as the first Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the then ruling Party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Read Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim Biography and Profile.