Weekly roundup: OYW Ambassador selected as Echoing Green fellow & more

OYW Ambassadors continue to demonstrate leadership through their respective countries and communities.

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Rumaitha Al Busaidi

Oman

Rumaitha was selected from a global pool of nearly 1,500 applicants, these 18 best-in-class leaders are the first to be supported by Echoing Green’s Racial Equality Philanthropy Fund which was created to ensure that the social innovation field is an essential actor in the longstanding racial justice movement.

 

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Rumaitha Al Busaidi

 

Mensah Philippe Houinsou

Benin

Mensah has recently launched a coaching initiative through his startup,Takafa Mindset. This programme aims to harness cognition, personal development and well-being 

 

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Mensah Philippe Houinsou

Kian Bakhtiari

Iran

Kian joins The UN Climate Change Resilience Frontiers Impact Advisory Group. 

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Kian Bakhtiari
speaking engagements

 

Olasupo Abideen

Nigeria

The John Hopkins University (JHU) has invited Olasupo, a Nigerian youth development activist, to speak on shrinking civic spaces.

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Olasupo Abideen

 

Jhanisse Vaca Daza

Bolivia

Jhanisse presented “Politics and the Environment in the Bolivian Amazon” as part of the "The Other Side of the Border: Ties that Bind and Issues that Divide."

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Jhanisse Vaca Daza
Award/ recognition

 

Funmilola Awosanya

Nigeria

Funmilola has been awarded the Chevening Scholarship to study for a Masters in Management and Entrepreneurship at Cranfield University

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Funmilola Awosanya

 

Hannah Rose Thomas

United Kingdom

Tears of Gold: Portraits of Yezidi Women presents Hannah Thomas’s portrait paintings of Yezidi women who escaped ISIS captivity, HRH Princes of Wales also attended this event.

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Hannah Rose Thomas
media coverage

Emmah Money

Australia

Emmah Money

Petrider Paul

Tanzania

BBC

Chekufeh Jash

United Kingdom

Chekufeh Jash

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