Georgia Potton the Head of Activism for the 100 Million campaign, a global youth and student-led organisation demanding the rights of all children and young people to freedom, safety and education. She has led collaboration between youth and student leaders across Africa, Asia and Europe and supported successful youth, student and survivor-led mobilisations across the world, from informal settlements in Kenya to the German Parliament. Georgia is an expert in meaningful youth and student-led activism, democratic youth representation and governance and coordinates numerous global campaigns, projects and partnerships for the rights of vulnerable children and young people: including the elimination of child labour and in defense of education in emergencies. She has an academic background in international politics and strong experience in fighting for the inclusion and leadership of those who are systematically marginalised or exploited.
The event discusses how young people, student leaders and survivor advocates have been on the frontlines of the effort to eliminate child labour in Africa and globally.