Millie Bobby Brown
UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador since 2018
“It’s a dream come true to become a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador. I am looking forward to meeting as many children and young people as I can, hearing their stories, and speaking out on their behalf.”
Emmy-nominated actress Millie Bobby Brown was announced as UNICEF’s youngest-ever Goodwill Ambassador on World Children’s Day in 2018.
Millie is best known for her performance as the iconic "Eleven" in Stranger Things, for which she garnered international attention and received two individual Emmy Award nominations. In 2018, Millie was featured as one of Time Magazine’s 100 most influential people. She was the youngest person to have been included on this prestigious list.
Millie Bobby Brown's activity with UNICEF
On World Children’s Day, Millie spoke with three inspiring youth activists on cyber bullying, education and COVID-19 prevention as they work to reimagine a better world for every child.
Millie participated in the “World’s Largest Lesson Live” virtual event alongside UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore to inspire children and youth to learn about and take action for the United Nations Global Goals.
- Millie supported the launch of UNICEF’s One Love global activation to help fundraise and protect children and families from the effects of COVID-19. Millie also supported UNICEF’s global partnership with jewelry brand Pandora, who donated $1 million towards the activation and fundraiser.
- Millie travelled to Copenhagen, Denmark, to visit UNICEF’s global supply headquarters – the world’s largest humanitarian warehouse. Millie helped test and pack supplies for some of the world’s most vulnerable children and learned about the planning and distribution of emergency, health, nutrition and education supplies.
- Millie travelled to New York, USA, to speak at a global summit in celebration of World Children’s Day, coinciding with the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, at United Nations Headquarters.
- Millie was appointed UNICEF’s youngest-ever Goodwill Ambassador. She also starred in a film alongside other UNICEF Goodwill Ambassadors encouraging people to “go blue” for World Children’s Day. She travelled to New York, USA, and spoke at the United Nations Noon Briefing at UN Headquarters, lit the Empire State Building blue to commemorate the day, and highlighted her work with UNICEF on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.