Our Pritzker winner Miranda Wang takes on plastic pollution, which traps wildlife, contaminates water and food, and leads to human health problems. With BioCellection, she has pioneered an invention that accepts and breaks down multiple kinds of shredded plastic waste in a way that is cheaper and more sustainable than current alternatives.

In this UN Environment article, Wang offers this, “My advice to other women and girls is to go after big, audacious challenges. Find a friend and commit to your partner so that you can go farther together. Do what you know will shake the world, don’t stop, tune out the noise and keep going.”