Weekly Roundup: OYW Ambassador reaches over 200 farmers through educational impacts in Africa & more

OYW Ambassadors continue to demonstrate exemplary leadership in their countries and communities. In recent weeks, Ambassadors have received prestigious accolades, launched new initiatives, and published important pieces.

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Daniel Holod

Daniel Holod

United States

Daniel has been working with Konservation, which is a not-for-profit organization that aspires to present a different perspective of conservation in Africa. They have just launched their farmer trainings in mid-October 2021 after partnering with officers from the Ministry of Agriculture and the local county government. They have trained 60 farmers from the Borabu and Metamaywa Constituencies and have reached over 200 farmers through our educational impacts. 

 

Learn more here

Anna Stanley

Anna Stanley

United Kingdom

Anna has recently launched the #PathfinderFramework at #COP26 which seeks to empower business to understand and exchange more granular product carbon emissions across supply chains. Building on the #GHGProtocol, this will help accelerate decarbonisation, strengthen accountability and create transparency for all. 

 

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Kristina Drenker

Germany

Kristina represented OYW at the Zeit Online SDG series last month, which was streamed in the DACH region. She met with Dr. Gerd Müller General Director of UNIDO (FOCUS SDG 9). Learn more. 

Katrin Hauser

Germany

Katrin spoke with Ida Svenonius from Becoming about Scaling sustainable brands. They shared tangible ideas and discussed how impact-driven companies can enter new markets. Learn more. 

Jolyon Layard

United Kingdom

Jolyon will be speaking at Defi Live - a culmination of over 70+ speakers and some of the top projects, VCs and individuals in Cryptocurrency. Jolyon will join a panel featuring speakers from protocols such as Augur on the Prediction Market. Learn more. 

Laís Higashi

Brazil

As part of Business Fights Poverty's annual Global Goals Summit, Laís contributed a How To video on how to harness partnerships to drive system-level change. Laís founded Litre of Light Brazil is an organisation that provides solar solutions to low income communities. 

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Juan Carlos Viloria Doria

Colombia

Juan has been selected by Refugees International as an Exceptional Service Award 2021. 

Amir Ashour

Iraq

Amir has been announced one of the recipients of the MTV's EMA Generation Change Award. Learn more 

Samah Al Rawahi

Oman

Samah was featured as one of the “100 Successful #OmaniWomen” amongst other amazing and powerful women who are all committed towards opening doors for future generations of women. Learn more

Elvis Cao

China

Elvis contributed to a UN DESA SDG Blog "Impacting climate as a young innovator." Previous contributors to the series include Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General, and Ant ́onio Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations. Learn more. 

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