Since 2020, One Young World (OYW) has worked with Ladderworks to celebrate the stories of entrepreneurs from around the world to inspire a new generation of purpose-driven leaders. Every month, OYW Ambassadors working across various UN Sustainable Development Goals are nominated to feature on a bespoke NASDAQ platform curated by Ladderworks. Ladderworks is a publishing startup of diverse picture books whose mission is to empower and encourage at least one million youths to become social entrepreneurs.
Ahead of the One Young World 2021 Munich Summit, Ladderworks offered to spotlight several Delegates who are driving forward positive change across a number of issues. Below you can learn more about this new cohort of Delegates-turned-Ambassadors.
As the co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of DasLab, the company making medical testing more efficient, Etienne was interviewed by Ladderworks for tackling Sustainable Development Goal 3: Good Health and Well-being.
Ladderworks interviewed Tamara for her engagement with Sustainable Development Goal 12: Sustainable Consumption and Production through her company Fortuna Cools, which replaces plastic with sustainable materials.
Featured by Ladderworks, Amira is the co-director of Caribbean Youth Environment Network, Puerto Rico and is working on an initiative to reforest Puerto Rico as a way to contribute to Sustainable Development Goal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities.
Yi Jun Mock
Yi Jun Mock, the president and co-founder of Advisory Singapore, a nonprofit organization that assists students with the transition from school to the workforce, was recently interviewed by Ladderworks for his dedication to Sustainable Development Goal 4: Quality Education.
Reyhan Jamalova, founder and CEO of Rainergy, is tackling Sustainable Development Goal 7: Affordable and Clean Energy. The goal of Rainergy is to solve the problem of energy deficiency in rainy countries with generators that use rainwater to produce electricity.
Making an impact on Sustainable Development Goal 7: Affordable and Clean Energy, Parveen Begum is the co-founder and CEO of Solisco, a company that transforms electro-mobility into a reality.
Arjun Mishra, the co-founder of The National Association for the Blind (Employment & Training) Manesar (NABET), is working on Sustainable Development Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth by providing employment and empowerment to people who have disabilities.
Focusing on Sustainable Development Goal 3: Good Health and Wellbeing, Mazbahul Islam’s company Safewheel navigates the lack of ambulances and emergency medical help in rural communities in Bangladesh.
Founder and CEO of Greening Burundi, Emmanuel Niyoyabikoze is working to protect Burundi's environment and natural resources by targeting Sustainable Development Goal 13: Climate Action.
Bhagya Uppala Wijayawardane
Bhagya Uppala Wijayawardane, the founder and managing director of Eshkol Agro Solutions, an organization which supports low-income families growing their own food, is dedicated to working on Sustainability Development Goal 2: Zero Hunger as a way to fight food insecurity.
Making an impact on Sustainable Development Goal 2: Zero Hunger, Taylor Quinn is the founder and CEO of Tailored Food and is responsible for designing and implementing nutritious low-cost food systems as a way to end malnutrition.
Kenna Questelles, the CEO of LinkUp Caribbean, a digital platform which creates and increases connections between small businesses and consumers in the Caribbean, was recently interviewed by Ladderworks for her dedication to Sustainable Development Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth.
Raeed Roshan Ali
Raeed Roshan Ali, founder and national coordinator of Precious Plastic Fiji, is tackling Sustainable Development Goal 12: Responsible Consumption & Production by providing solutions to plastic pollution.
Tackling Sustainable Development Goal 4: Quality Education, Tatiana Houndjo is dedicated to providing young Africans, especially those from French-speaking countries, with the skills needed to grow using the internet and digital technologies through her organization African Youth Empowerment for Future Initiative.
Lara Valentina Pizarro
As the founder and CEO of Hexar, a social enterprise which creates educational video games and brings creativity back to the classroom, Lara was interviewed by Ladderworks for working on Sustainable Development Goal 4: Quality Education.
Laís Naoko Higashi
Laís Naoko Higashi, the president of Litro de Luz Brasil, has been making an impact on Sustainable Development Goal 7: Affordable and Clean Energy by improving and providing access to sustainable lighting solutions in Brazil.
Karime Guillen Libien
Karime Guillen Libien, co-founder and chief operating officer of BIOVATEC, is tackling Sustainable Development Goal 13: Climate Action by using biotechnology and eco-efficient solutions to create positive environmental impacts.