Agnishwar Jayaprakash is a global youth activist, community mobilizer & campaign strategist, driving advocacy & policy on sustainability, youth & human rights, and gender justice. He uses his interpersonal skills and experience around collective action to engage citizens at all levels, from grassroots to government (Glocal), to promote progress in the areas of youth, education, climate change and gender in particular. Mindful of the need for inclusive campaigning & advocacy, Agnishwar Jayaprakash’s outreach encompasses change makers stemming from rural, semi urban, and urban areas. In addition to advocacy & policy, Agnishwar Jayaprakash is a frequent speaker, facilitator, commentator and writer on several issues (youth, education, equality, social inclusion, disability, SDGs, climate etc.) and has tried to contribute to leading international & national media outlets from the perspective of a Millennial Youth. He has contributed to 4 UN publications and authored/contributed to several articles for The Guardian, Thomson Reuters and other blogs & newspapers. A committed champion of gender rights, he currently supports UN Women’s work on gender equality and women’s empowerment. In addition to his work on gender rights, Agnishwar Jayaprakash is a passionate advocate for citizen engagement and serves as a Global Youth Advocate for the UN Secretary General’s My World 2015 Global Citizen Survey, which mobilized close to 7 million youth, focusing on youth perspectives in developing the Sustainable Development Agenda. He has experience in facilitating inter-generational & inter-disciplinary dialogues & partnerships and is experienced in multi-sectorial coalition creation, advocacy strategies, public affairs and grassroots program implementation. Agnishwar Jayaprakash also serves on numerous advisory panels & informal advisor to CSOs & Private Sector.