Protectors of Progress


From achieving zero hunger to protecting life on land, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) offer a roadmap toward a more prosperous, peaceful, and healthier future for all. While the world is taking action on the SDGs, we must move faster — 2019 is a pivotal year for advancing global progress.That’s why we’re highlighting the stories of everyday individuals across the globe who are stepping up in their communities to help realize the promise of the SDGs.


Meet the Protectors


Standing up for girls’ education from Oregon to Capitol Hill

This high school student and self-proclaimed “huge nerd,” from Hood River, Oregon, is by all accounts a rockstar advocate for gender equality and education.  Read more.