Joshua Wong was born in 1996. He has been named by TIME, Fortune and Forbes as one of today's most influential leaders. In 2018 he was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for his role as a leader in the Umbrella Revolution.
He is the Secretary General of Demosisto, a pro-democracy organization he founded in 2016 that advocates self-determination for Hong Kong.
Joshua jumped onto the political stage in 2011, at the age of fourteen, when he founded Escolarismo, winning protests against the forces of the Chinese national education system in Hong Kong. He has been arrested by the Chinese state on several occasions for his protests and activism and has been jailed for over a hundred days. He has been the subject of two documentaries. Unfree Speech.