Nick Kroll, ‘Little Miss Flint’ Mari Copeny join 2018 Social Good Summit speaker lineup
Nick Kroll and Mari Copeny will speak at the 2018 Social Good Summit during UN General Assembly Week.
Nick Kroll and Mari Copeny will speak at the 2018 Social Good Summit during UN General Assembly Week.
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There is a lot going on out there today, and the Social Good Summit is your inside look at untold stories, reimagination, reinvention, and most of all, a place to connect about solutions as we work towards achieving the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals as an international community.

This year’s Summit is focused on elevating solutions that leave no one behind. As such, our speaker roster continues to diversify in age, background, and passion points. With even more names set to be announced in the coming weeks, the latest slate of Social Good Summit speakers includes comedian Nick Kroll and youth activist Mari Copeny.

Known for his roles in FXX’s The League, Comedy Central’s Kroll Show, and more, Kroll is using his hit Netflix animated series Big Mouth to help young people develop healthy attitudes towards sexual health and development. Expanding on this mission to normalize sex education, Nick Kroll will be joined by AMAZE, a non-profit that uses digital media to provide free and engaging resources around reproductive health, puberty, and sex ed.

Joining Kroll at this year’s Summit is 10-year-old Mari Copeny (aka “Little Miss Flint”). After experiencing the water crisis (STILL) affecting her community of Flint, Michigan, Copeny soon found herself to be a leading voice in the fight for equal access to clean water. Her activism has propelled her into other social justice issues, including education, climate, and gender equality advocacy.

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The Social Good Summit will feature provocative conversations highlighting ideas, thoughts, and innovations that have the power to change the world. The latest round of confirmed speakers for the 2018 Social Good Summit include:

  • Penny Abeywardena, Commissioner for International Affairs, Mayor’s Office for the City of New York

  • Mari Copeny, Founder of #DearFlintKids & Women’s March Ambassador

  • Nick Kroll, Actor, Comedian, Writer, & Producer

  • Alexandria Lafci, Head of Operations & Co-Founder, New Story

  • Elisha London, Founder & CEO, Global Campaign for Mental Health

  • Zuriel Oduwole, Girl Education Advocate, Filmmaker, & UN Climate Neutral Now Champion

  • Benjamin Siegel, Global Social Impact Project and Partnership Lead, ConsenSys

  • Jan Vapaavuori, Mayor of Helsinki, Finland

At the 2018 Summit, we invite you to join with our speakers to be a part of the conversation, and more importantly, the solutions. Tickets are still available to join the Summit IRL and connect with other global visionaries committed to creating a more sustainable, equal, and connected world.

Interested in covering the event? Apply here for a spot in our Digital Media Lounge. For event updates, follow @MashableEvents on Twitter.

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