Global Citizen NOW: A Diverse Summit to Tackle Food Insecurity, Climate Change, and Public Health in Extreme Poverty

Actress Michelle Yeoh to join forces with business and political leaders at Global Citizen NOW summit to combat poverty

On May 1 and 2, Global Citizen will host a diverse group of political, business, and philanthropic leaders in New York for the summit known as Global Citizen NOW. The event aims to seek support for workable solutions to address issues related to food insecurity, climate change, and public health associated with extreme poverty. Notable figures participating include Oscar winner Michelle Yeoh, Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi, Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg, and others.

Hugh Evans, CEO of Global Citizen, highlighted the importance of advancing ideas that will drive urgent action to end extreme poverty. The world is facing a crossroads on numerous issues, and this summit aims to make progress in key areas. Participants will include actors Hugh Jackman, Danai Gurira, Dakota Johnson, as well as representatives from corporations like Cisco, Citi, Delta, and PayPal.

The summit will specifically focus on efforts to defeat preventable diseases such as malaria, polio

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