Leaders on the Rise
February 26, 2021
On February 17, TIME released it’s annual TIME100 Next list. It “highlights 100 emerging leaders who are shaping the future,” writes TIME editor in chief Edward Felsenthal. Poet Amanda Gorman, TikTok star Charli D’Amelio, and Georgia senators Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock are just a few of the changemakers who made the list this year.
“Everyone on this list is poised to make history,” says Dan Macsai, editorial director of the TIME100. “In fact, many already have.” This is true of Marcus Rashford (pictured), star player for Manchester United and England’s national football (soccer) team. In June, he successfully advocated for the English government to address the country’s child-hunger crisis.
Together, President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris have been named TIME’s 2020 Person of the Year. The news was announced on December 10. “TIME has always had a special connection to the presidency,” editor in chief Edward Felsenthal…