Thought leadership

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

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

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

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

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40 under 40: Get to know Sheree Atcheson

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… read more

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Transparency isn't the solution to corruption - here's why

David Riveiros Garcia: "As a young anticorruption activist, I don’t despair because I know that the younger generation, around the world, has zero tolerance of corruption."… read more

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OYW hits Lagos: here's what you missed

Young leaders share a stage with industry influencers to debate financial inclusion, women’s empowerment and Nigeria’s future.


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

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… read more

Activist mentality inspired at OYW is bringing change to refugees

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

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?

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?"