Live from Abu Dhabi Connect the World takes you on a journey across continents, investigating the stories that are changing our world.
Thursday's Connector of the Day is Emma Thompson: She is the multi-award winning actress whose work off the screen is as prolific as it is on. [cnn-photo-caption image=http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2009/images/09/18/art.thompson.jpg caption="Emma Thompson is raising awareness about human trafficking."]
Familiar to millions of fans throughout the world for anything from period classics ("Sense and Sensibility"), comedies ("Love Actually") and children’s favorites ("Harry Potter," "Nanny McPhee"), she has always been heavily involved in humanitarian work.
Thompson has concentrated her attention on the plight of children, campaigning with compassion and fervour to bring the issue of child trafficikng to the fore. An international superstar who appears to have a heart of gold, what better character to have to be our Connector of the Day.