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The former Team USA athlete who is shaping disability policy in the US capital

10/07/2018

On top of her day job, Kristin Duquette is helping build a transport system that sets new standards in access for people with disabilities

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The Garment Industry’s Technology Challenge

10/07/2018

Heshika Deegahawathura: If developing economies are to remain competitive, their leaders must change how they think about the industry.

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40 under 40: Get to know Sheree Atcheson

6/07/2018

How One Young World Ambassador Sheree Atcheson combines a senior consultancy role at ‘Big Four’ professional services network Deloitte with her work for non-profit Women Who Code.

 

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It’s Pride Month - meet 7 leaders making the world a better place for LGBTQ+ communities

6/07/2018

From Colombia to Yemen, discover the OYW Ambassadors behind some of the most critical LGBTQ+ movements globally.

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“I sometimes forget what I felt throughout my OYW experience. This is why the OYW community is so important.”

21/06/2018

Misato Nagakawa: “We are trying to leave our footprint in history, much like our past OYW Ambassadors have. In order for us to do so, we need someone to believe in us, and the OYW Japan community is exactly the place we need to find that great support system.”

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Activist mentality inspired at OYW is bringing change to refugees

20/06/2018

Learn how Jennifer turned her post-OYW inspiration into action within her own company.

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See you in The Hague: Unilever to send 3 Serbian winners of Global Future League to OYW 2018

14/06/2018

These 3 students beat 50,000 entrants to win Unilever’s Global Future League which took place in London last month

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Cold War 2.0: what is the true cost of peace in Europe?

13/06/2018

Solomiia Bobrovska: "Every day the price of peace in Europe is rising. The question is, what is the true cost we are paying for it?"

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Worried about the environment? Fear not: meet 5 entrepreneurs creating a sustainable world

8/06/2018

On World Environment Day, lean how these OYW Ambassadors are taking action to reduce environmentally-damaging waste.

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Could TODAY be our first Plastic-Free Day?

4/06/2018

Danielle Crompton from the OYW Plastic-Free Working Group tells us more.

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The social impact movement spreading across Silicon Valley

1/06/2018

Zanoon Nissar, Google: “Today we have more than 700 members across the Bay Area in California and they are changing their own lives as well as those of thousands of others.”

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How young people transformed Armenia - the peaceful way

30/05/2018

Sona Mirzoyan: "April 23, 2018 marked a magnificent milestone in the history of Armenia and perhaps in the history of the post-Soviet countries." 

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