Our Team

Dynamic and diverse team

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We’re a dynamic team of young people who aim to advance humankind.

OUR AIM

Connect and educate

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We connect through tech, and educate through events.

OUR GUARANTEE

42 celebrates intelligence in all its diversity

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Our speakers leave audiences more inspired than when they walked in.

OUR TEAM

Dynamic and diverse team

We are a dynamic and diverse team of young people who aim to advance humankind by bringing passionate people together. We are led by Desh Amila, the Founder/former Director of Think Inc and Director/Producer of the feature documentary ‘Islam and the Future of Tolerance’ (2018).

OUR AIM

Connect and educate

We connect through tech, and educate through events. Diverse and electrifying speakers inspire our audiences, while our digital platform connects them into a community. We also donate a portion of our ticket sales to send 42 million young people to school and foster the next generation of big thinkers.

OUR Guarantee

42 celebrates intelligence

42 celebrates intelligence in all its diversity: we hold events that explore new horizons in fields such as art, science, design, sports, and music. Our high calibre speakers leave audiences smarter, sharper, and more inspired than when they walked in.