The 2019 TIME 100 Next

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With this issue, we launch the TIME 100 Next, a new list—part of an ongoing expansion of our flagship TIME 100 franchise—that spotlights 100 rising stars who are shaping the future of business, entertainment, sports, politics, science, health and more. The TIME 100 Next members all have grand ambitions, and they know they may face even greater setbacks. But by and large, “they are driven by hope,” says TIME executive editor Dan Macsai, who oversees the TIME 100 franchise. “They are eager to defy the odds—and fight for a better future.” —Edward Felsenthal, Editor-in-Chief and CEO of TIME.

    The 2019 TIME 100 Next

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      Chanel Miller By Christine Blasey Ford

      Chanel Miller By Christine Blasey Ford

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      Mark Twain wrote, “Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear—not absence of fear.” Chanel Miller embodied courage long before writing her powerfully moving book, Know My Name. As “Emily Doe,” she...

      Camila Cabello By Alejandro Sanz

      Camila Cabello By Alejandro Sanz

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      Camila Cabello is a pure and magnetic artist. We met a few years ago at the Latin Grammys, and shortly afterward, she told me that she wanted to sing together. In all my years in this industry, Camila...

      Awkwafina By Sandra Oh

      Awkwafina By Sandra Oh

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      The first time I ever saw Awkwafina was in 2013. She was on the cover of KoreAm magazine, staring down the lens after rapping about her vag. I thought, Who is that? The first time I met Awkwafina was 2015....

      Carlos Alvarado Quesada By Ban Ki-moon

      Carlos Alvarado Quesada By Ban Ki-moon

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      Costa Rica is a small country, but its President, Carlos Alvarado Quesada, has shown great ambition in tackling the climate crisis. He recognizes the need to confront this existential challenge with innovative...

      Zion Williamson By Shaquille O'Neal

      Zion Williamson By Shaquille O'Neal

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      I’ve been hearing the comparisons since Zion Williamson was in high school. Big-bodied. Forceful dunks. Elite athleticism. Highly touted. They go on and on. Personally, I think every player is unique their...

      Emily Weiss By Alexis Ohanian

      Emily Weiss By Alexis Ohanian

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      I first learned about Emily Weiss and Glossier from the forum r/skincareaddiction on Reddit. I remember being floored by how fanatical these Redditors were—not only about Glossier and its products, but...