2022 Action Accelerator: bringing your post-Summit idea to life

Action Accelerator

2022 Action Accelerator: bring your post-Summit idea to life

Following the One Young World Summit in Manchester, all One Young World ambassadors are welcome to register for the six-month Action Accelerator Program. This Program will guide you and help you kick off or scale up your initiatives contributing to one or more SDGs and to keep the summit spirit alive. Covering a different topic each month - from Vision Setting to Pitching & Storytelling – the Action Accelerator program aims to prepare you to make your mark.


This year, we are happy to announce that the Action Accelerator is going global, with a live panel session every month, followed by a regional breakout session. In the global panel sessions, you will be able to listen to and interact with range of international speakers, who will be discussing their journey from idea to impact. In the regional breakout sessions, you will be equipped with tools and resources for your journey as entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs, engage in inspiring conversations with your peers, sharpen your leadership skills, build your community and so much more.


Accelerate the world into action by registering for the program which is available to ALL One Young World Ambassadors past & upcoming across the world.


Apply here


How it will work

  • The programme is entirely virtual.
  • In total we will be hosting 6 global sessions followed by 6 regional sessions during 6 months period, starting in October 2022
  • We will be hosting expert speakers in global sessions, and you may ask them any questions you may have.
  • After the global sessions, we will head into region-focused groups, divided into Entrepreneur and Intrapreneur streams where you will engage in inspring conversations with your peers, sharpen your leadership skills.
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The programme

Each month there will be one global session where we will host a speaker followed by a regional session where we will put our ideas into action:

  • Session 1: Convert Fear to Fuel: Building Resilience and Courage
  • Session 2: Problem Discovery and Cultivating an Innovative Mindset AL
  • Session 3: Vision Setting & Framing the Idea
  • Session 4: How to Build Your Business Plan
  • Session 5: Raising Support: Pitching & Storytelling
  • Session 6: Taking action and building momentum


  • Applications open: 05 September - 30 September
  • Selection & notification: Early October
  • Introduction session: Week commencing 3rd October
  • Programme duration: October 2022 - March 2023

Who we’re looking for:

  • Highly motivated 2022 Manchester Delegates who can meaningfully commit to the programme, in addition to One Young World Ambassadors.
  • Individuals who are passionate about driving forward sustainable impact.
  • Those who are curious, adaptable, and collaborative.
  • Whether you work for a corporation, SME, non-profit, or run your own business, we’d love for you to apply.

Any further questions?

Please get in touch with the Action Accelerator Team: [email protected]