Ambassador makes history at Nigerian Senate & more

Check out some of the One Young World (OYW) Ambassador news that you may have missed this week:

Hauwa Ojeifo made Nigerian history by being the first person with a mental health condition to speak in this capacity before the Nigerian Senate. Watch a clip from the public hearing here.

The African Union and the United Nations have launched the "She Stands For Peace" book, which features OYW Ambassador Hajer Sharief. Learn more here.

Millicent Barty gave a keynote speech at the third annual USP (The University of the South Pacific) Entrepreneurial Fair. More here.

James da Costa's article, 'Blitzscaling Towards The Sustainable Development Goals' was published in Forbes. Read it here.

Kehkashan Basu delivered a keynote speech at the 7th World Women Leadership Congress on the role of education in sustainable development.

Extremely Together - an initiative managed by the Kofi Annan Foundation with the support of OYW and the European Commission - held a successful inaugural youth peace-building event in Manila for 100 young leaders. Discover more.

Josh Nesbit's Medic Mobile announced the creation of Medic Labs. Medic Labs will accelerate progress towards health for all, with focus on precision global health and equitable data science. More here.

Hussain Manawer made his movie debut in Mughal Mowgli, an upcoming American-British drama film. Learn more here

Monica Moisin published a field study report titled 'Profiles of Textile Artisans in Kutch, Gujarat, India'. Read the synopsis here.

Anggaris Anggia Cininta (left) launched Deloitte Indonesia's pilot podcast program #OYWDiaries. Listen to the first episode here.

Virginia Stuart-Taylor, Fatima Zaman and Lola Olaore will be representing the UK at the 2020 G7 and G20 Youth Summits. More information here.

Bozhanka Vitanova trained 6 OYW Ambassadors to deliver the Entrepreneurial Muscle Gym workshop which helps individuals and businesses understand, use, and grow their existing entrepreneurial muscles to tackle big challenges. More information here

Events & Meetups


Moscow Caucus


Moscow, Russia

Manila meetup


Jakarta, Indonesia


LGTQI event


London, United Kingdom



Ecosystem Building: The Haiti case with Marc Alain in partnership with the Social Innovation Society at the London School of Economics

Meet Marc Alain, Founder of Banj, in his journey of leading ecosystem building to drive real change and impact in Haiti.

3 March, London, United Kingdom



EcoRadio Workshop for Eco Ambassadors - in partnership with Columbia University

Brighton Kaoma is facilitating a 1-day workshop. Participants will take their knowledge, passion and ideas on microplastics and turn them into a radio production.

7 March, New Jersey, United States



Fair Trade Campaigns 2020 National Conference

Ben Conard is the host of the 3rd Fair Trade Campaigns conference. Attendees will earn from movement leaders and industry experts driving social innovation and sustainability.

20-22 March, California, United States



LSE Africa Summit

The LSE Africa Summit is an annual two-day conference that engages policymakers, business leaders and researches in conversation on solutions to Africa's most pressing issues.

OYW Ambassador Lindiwe Mazibuko will be a panelist.

28 March, London, United Kingdom


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