This feature was originally published by Seven Hills.
This month, Vanity Fair hosted the annual reception at Vogue House to celebrate its partnership with One Young World. The event coincided with the launch of this year’s special feature in the April edition of the magazine.
The feature, written by celebrated poet and One Young World Counsellor, Fatima Bhutto, includes a photo shoot of global leaders who attended the One Young World Summit in Ottawa 2016.
One Young World Counsellors featured include Meghan Markle, Emma Watson, Cher, Jérôme Jarre, Natalia Vodianova, President Mary Robinson, Nobel Laureates Kofi Annan and Muhammad Yunus, and Justin Trudeau, all of whom spoke at the Summit. The photographs were taken by critically acclaimed American photographer Jason Schmidt.
Guests at the celebratory reception heard from One Young World founders Kate Robertson and David Jones about the importance of supporting and championing young leaders in today’s society. The event also featured an inspirational performance from spoken-word poet, One Young World Ambassador and trainee astronaut, Hussain Manawer.
Seven Hills worked closely with One Young World and Vanity Fair to coordinate and deliver the event, which was attended by One Young World Ambassadors and Counsellors as well as business leaders and media representatives.
Guests included celebrated economist and One Young World Counsellor and international economist, Dambisa Moyo; diplomat and climate change campaigner responsible for the Paris Agreement, Christiana Figueres; Nicola Mendelsohn, VP EMEA of Facebook; David Sproul, UK CEO of Deloitte; Elio Leoni Sceti, Director of AB InBev; editor of Newsweek Europe, Naina Bajekal; and Tyrone Francis, the assistant news editor of ITV News.