OYW Ambassadors & Counsellors named most powerful women in Africa & more

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

OYW Ambassadors Aya Chebbi, Ilwad Elman and Hajer Sharief, and OYW Counsellors Graca Machel and Thuli Madonsela named on Forbes' list of Africa's 50 Most Powerful Women. Learn more here.

Jamilla Sealy was a panellist at the 2nd World Sustainable Development Forum, speaking about climate change alongside other young leaders, professors and former world leaders. Learn more here.

Fundacion Pasos Libres, lead by OYW Ambassador Sebastián Arévalo Sánchez, became the first Latin American partner of Traffik Analysis Hub (TA Hub). The TA Hub is a partnership across industries and sectors with the goal to share data to help stop human trafficking. Learn more: Fundacion Pasos Libres | TA Hub.

Mete Coban was selected by the US Embassy London to take part in the International Visitor Leadership Program in Washington DC. More here.

Kristin Duquette was selected into the Naval Postgraduate School Center for Homeland Defense and Security. 

Taban Shoresh spoke on a panel at the Women in Dev Conference, an annual women-led, women-focussed international development conference. More information here.

Sonia Boddie-Thompson was invited to speak at the Inspiring Ladies of the Caribbean Convention where she presented on the topic of 'How to Let the Leader in you Emerge'. More here.

Kehkashan Basu received the' L'Oréal Paris Women of Worth Honouree Award.

Four OYW Ambassadors met the Duke and Duchess of Sussex

The Duke and Duchess were joined at the Buckingham Palace by One Young World Ambassadors Kenny Imafidon, Esther Marshall, Izzy Obeng, Victor Ugo.

Watch a snippet of their discussion on mental health, equal opportunities for all, and the importance of supporting youth leadership to help address global challenges and drive positive change around the world (left).




Canberra, Australia





Kampala, Uganda



Bath, United Kingdom





Manila, Philippines




Raleigh, North Carolina, United States



Montreal, Canada

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