Lella Violet Halloum
Digital Changemaker, IBM
“I believe that no decision about my generation — the digital generation — should be made without us.”
Lella Violet is an 18 year old, Lebanese British, Digital Changemaker and Power of Youth Champion. Since 2020, she has connected thousands of young people and lifelong learners globally to industry leaders and policymakers. Lella uses technology as a catalyst to drive the UN Sustainable Development Goals & ensures young people are at the fore of the ongoing digital transformation.
Through her work, Lella strives to diversify the industry by creating unique opportunities for young people, particularly underserved & underrepresented groups and those with non-traditional academic backgrounds, highlighting the important role young people play in industry and wider society. She does so across sectors, notably, with IBM, global government, UN entities and grassroots digital inclusion charities.
Her efforts towards United Nations Sustainable Development Goals – Quality Education, Gender Equality, Decent Work & Economic Growth & Reduced Inequalities have been recognised as a recipient of the 2021 Diana Award, Harvard Society Prize, a finalist in the Women of the Future Young Star category & Northern Power Women ‘One to Watch’.