One Young World has partnered with Tiempo de Juego on a series of digital events themed around building a better world through sport. For the second event in the series, we will gather together prominent speakers and One Young World Ambassadors to discuss disability and sports.
Stef Reid MBE
Paralympian, World Champion, Keynote Speaker, Vice President UK Athletics
Stef is a Paralympic long jumper who competes for Great Britain. Stef is a five-time world record holder, reigning world champion (London 2017 long jump), and triple Paralympic medallist in the long jump (2016, 2012) and 200m sprint (2008). She has an honours degree in biochemistry, and away from the track works as a broadcaster, professional speaker, actor, and model. Stef was also a finalist on Celebrity MasterChef 2018!
Founder, Wheeling Happiness, Forbes 30 under 30
Devika is a Forbes 30 Under 30 Honouree and has also been awarded the Queen’s Young Leader Award by Queen Elizabeth II for the work done by her foundation towards disability advocacy & sport for development. Wheeling Happiness has transformed mindsets & the lives of over 10,000 people with disabilities. This year, the foundation has provided meals to 5000 daily wagers during the lockdown and is continuing to provide long term support to over 360 underprivileged people with disabilities impacted by COVID19 lockdown.
Founder, Wheelchair Fencing Singapore, International Olympic Committee Young Leader
Rania is a former fencing Youth Olympian in 2010 and became a young leader for the IOC in 2018. She launched wheelchair fencing in January 2019 and worked with Fencing Singapore on a four-year roadmap towards sending a representative in the Paris Paralympics 2024. Fencing Singapore officially became an Inclusive National Sports Association in July 2020.
Common Goal Member & Colombian Football Player
Melissa Ortiz is a Colombian former football player. She played the 2011 World Cup and the 2012 & 2016 Olympic Games with Colombian National Team. Nowadays she has centered her career as a Media Host for New York Redbulls and several other Media Campaigns. In 2020 she became part of the movement, Common Goal, which gathers football figures that donate 1% of their annual salary to support football focused social projects worldwide.
About Tiempo de Juego
Fundación Tiempo de Juego promotes community transformation through sports, arts & technology to promote the capacities of children and youth inspiring them to become agents of change. The inspirational youth leadership promotion project emanating from Cazucá has a breakthrough model for preventing substance misuse, early pregnancy and lack of opportunities among children and adolescents. The organisation serves a population of approx. 250,000 inhabitants, and directly works with 5,000 in three regions of the country.