The star of TV’s Downton Abbey has been a Theirworld Ambassador since 2014 and has played an active role in supporting our campaigns. In 2015 she went with Theirworld to Lebanon to visit Syrian refugees. She has also spoken at a New York event and starred in a #SafeSchools campaign video.
The Oscar-nominated actress and star of American TV show Speechless has long been a defender of marginalised children’s rights and has been a Theirworld Ambassador since 2015. Her advocacy has helped spotlight our efforts on #RewritingTheCode for women and girls and providing hundreds of thousands of #SafeSchools places for Syrian refugees.
Dynamo is the multi award-winning, global magic icon. The closest thing to a real life comic book superhero, Dynamo has walked (on water) across the river Thames, levitated in front of Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro and walked down the outside of the L.A times building. Dynamo has previously worked with Theirworld, on a film titled Safe Schools: Children Can No Longer Wait. With a strong focus on supporting education in emergencies and working to get Syrian refugee children back in school, Dynamo now joins the Theirworld team as an official ambassador.
The star of TV's New Girl and Hand of God and the film Felt has been supporting Theirworld’s initiatives since he became an Ambassador in 2015. At events, on screen or on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook, Julian has been a key campaigner for our #UpForSchool, #SafeSchools, #RewritingTheCode and #5for5 campaigns.
The renowned film and animation director, writer and producer became a Theirworld Ambassador in 2015 and has served as a champion for our Global Youth Ambassadors by telling their stories through video and a comic series. He is also an active Theirworld advocate among his large social media following.
The award-winning illustrator and children’s author has been a supporter of Theirworld for a number of years. In 2016, Nick went to Lebanon to visit out-of-school Syrian refugee children and run an illustration workshop, helping them to draw and assemble images and show his support around the importance of education for all.
Sandi Toksvig OBE
Sandi is a Danish/British writer and presenter. She has been working on British TV and radio for more than 35 years. She has written over 25 books including fact and fiction. Her latest novel ‘The End of the Sky’ was published in November 2017. She currently hosts three shows on British television including the international hit Qi on the BBC and The Great British Bake Off on Channel 4. She is the co-founder of Britain’s newest political force, the Women’s Equality Party.
How celebrities are helping our causes
#TBT to my school photo at age 8. Did you know that educating girls for 6 years or more consistently improves their prenatal care, postnatal care & childbirth survival rates later in life? That’s why I’m standing #UpForSchool – because there are currently 31 million girls around the world denied the right to go to school. Join me to empower the next generation of girls & women by signing the upforschool.org petition. #theirworld