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Kelly is a 19-time award-winning young entrepreneur passionate about bridging opportunity gaps to prepare young people for the future of work and solve global challenges. She’s a three-time TEDx speaker, a Top 30 Under 30 Sustainability Leader and Queen’s Young Leader. As a youth mobilizer and policy advisor, Kelly has represented the voice of young people on global leadership platforms, met with business executives and shared discussions with powerful global leaders and even royalty.

Her insights have been featured by some of the world’s most respected platforms including the UN High-Level Political Forum, UN President of the General-Assembly’s Youth Dialogue, G7, G20 and W20 Sherpa Consultations, and the World Bank.

Watch Kelly's Global Address at YOUNGA

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Media Mentions

She's on top
Kelly opens up about overcoming her personal struggles, building self-confidence and owning her unique style. Get a behind-the-scenes look into her work life.
Tedx Talks

Kelly delivers The ChangeLeader Formula for her 3rd TEDx talk to teach us all about how to make big things happen.

Harper's Bazar
Cara Delevingne delivers powerful climate change speech calling to protect the Amazon at YOUNGA Forun founded and led by Kelly Lovell
Accelerating the Global Goals

Read how Kelly Lovell is investing in young talent and local innovation with her companies to accelerate global impact. Wilfrid Laurier University discusses its R&D partnership with Kelly and how the MyEffect App she is developing will measure progress towards Sustainable Development Goals. 

Waterloo Chronicle
Youth have more power than you think. In an interview with Bob Vrbanac, Kelly opens up about receiving the Queen’s Young Leaders Award and how young people are the leaders of today, and tomorrow.
Startup Canada Entrepreneur of the Year
BetaKit, Startup Canada

Generation Empowered. Kelly joins the Startup Canada Podcast to discuss youth-led innovation,  current entrepreneurship barriers and how to scale impact.

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