UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador since 2017
“I am honoured to be a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, and to use my voice to support its mission of reaching every child. The children I have met on my trips with UNICEF are overcoming so many challenges – and they are living proof of what a child can achieve, if given a chance.”
Lilly Singh is a Canadian actress, comedian and content creator. She has been recognized by Time Magazine’s 30 Most Influential People on the Internet, Forbes’ 30 Under 30, Fast Company's Most Creative People, and Variety’s 10 Comics to Watch.
With over 14.5 million YouTube subscribers and more than 1.5 billion views, Lilly is best known for her short-form comedy channels. She is also the New York Times bestselling author of How to Be a Bawse.
As a role model to women and girls around the world, Lilly created the #GirlLove initiative to break the cycle of girl-on-girl hate and bullying. She was appointed UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador in 2017.
Lilly Singh's activity with UNICEF
- Lilly released a YouTube video interview with Dr. Anthony Fauci to tackle misinformation around COVID-19 and raise funds for UNICEF. The video received millions of views on YouTube and raised over $270,000.
Lilly spoke at the United Nations General Assembly and the Social Good Summit in New York for the launch of Generation Unlimited.
Lilly starred in UNICEF’s World Children’s Day film to encourage people to “go blue” for every child.
Lilly travelled with UNICEF to South Africa to meet students affected by violence in school.
- Lilly travelled with UNICEF to Madhya Pradesh State in Central India, where she visited Youth4Change, a UNICEF-supported initiative and leadership programme for young people.