I had the honor of speaking at the United Nations along with House of Cards actress Robin Wright and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power. Our focus was raising awareness about the crisis in the Congo and how you and I can be UPstanders and not bystanders in this war that has claimed millions of lives in part so that we can have our electronics products..
As a youth speaker, I am proud to have taken part in this wonderful event that is affecting so many people around the world but especially youth. Maya Soetoro-Ng, peace advocate and Pres. Obama’s sister, addresses the Center for American Progress on ending the exploitation of women and children. She highlights the challenges and strategies utilized to combat human trafficking. Watch video here.