We are delighted to announce that longstanding One Young World Counsellor, Carole Stone CBE, will again sponsor a young leader to participate in the One Young World Summit – this year in Ottawa. As Patron the Global Foundation to Eliminate Domestic Violence (EDV), Carole is committed in stopping domestic violence in all its forms. This year's Carole Stone Scholarship will enable a young leader who is interested in reducing and tackling domestic violence to attend this year’s One Young World Summit.
What does the scholarship include?
Carole Stone will sponsor one successful applicant to participate in the One Young World Summit 2016 which takes place in Ottawa, Canada from 28 September - 1 October. This sponsorship will pay for:
Access to the One Young World Summit 2016 in Ottawa, Canada
Hotel accommodation on a shared basis between 28 September and 1 October
Catering which includes breakfast, lunch and dinner
Transport between the Summit accommodation and the Summit venue
Summit hand-outs and support materials
The cost of travel to and from Ottawa
Who can apply?
In order to apply you must be:
- Aged 18 - 30
Successful candidates will excel in the following areas:
- Proven leadership ability
- Evidenced commitment to tackling domestic violence
Application Deadline – 20 July 2016
About Carole Stone
A One Young World Counsellor since the first Summit in 2010, Carole was for many years the producer of BBC Radio 4’s flagship current affairs discussion programme Any Questions?
Since leaving the BBC, Carole has worked as a freelance journalist and broadcaster and as a media consultant to chairmen and chief executives of major British companies. She’s the author of Networking – the art of making friends.
In April 2007 Carole became Managing Director of YouGovStone Ltd, a joint venture with the global market research company YouGov plc, where she established the YouGovStone think tank – a global panel of over 5,000 people who are leaders in their field.
In November 2011 Carole was voted by the Institute of Directors Director magazine and O2 as Britain’s Best Connected Woman.
Carole is currently Chair of the External Advisory Board of the YouGov Centre at Cambridge University, a unique partnership between YouGov and the Cambridge POLIS Department that brings academic and polling experts together to collaborate on public policy research.
In June 2014 Carole was made a Senior Fellow of Regent’s University London.
She is Chairman of the Ambassadors of the Desmond Tutu Foundation UK which works through mediation to prevent and resolve conflict, often working with the police and street gangs.
Carole has recently become the Patron of the Global Foundation to Eliminate Domestic Violence (EDV). The Foundation has a very active Youth Council.