Sophie Healy-Thow

Sophie Healy Thow is a youth activist who promotes Food Security. She is a Lead Group Member of the Scaling Up Nutrition Movement (SUN), serves on the Board of the leading international charity ActionAid UK, the Emergency Nutrition Network and is the Global Youth Campaigns Coordinator for the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) where she co-founded and coordinates a youth led campaign to transform food systems called Act4Food Act4Change.

Sophie is one of the 10 women leaders featured in the Disney book ‘Choose to Matter’ by ESPN presenter Julie Foudy which encourages young women to find the leader within and was recognised by TIME magazine as one of the most influential teens. More recently she was named by Food Tank as a Young Person Inspiring Change Across the Food System and spoke about the importance of young people to transform global food systems at the Nobel Peace Prize.