Entrepreneurship

DSM providing 6 scholarship places for young leaders to attend #OYW2019

This year, DSM, a long-standing partner of One Young World, launched 2 scholarships for young leaders to attend the upcoming OYW 2019 Summit in London from 22-25 October. Focused on 2 of DSM’s core remits, OYW was proud to launch the Resources & Circularity Scholarship and the Brighter Living Scholarship which each will offer the opportunity to 3 young leaders.  Ahead of the 2019 Summit, all 6 of the selected scholars will travel to The Netherlands to participate in a bespoke pre-programme hosted by DSM.  

Tennis Legend & OYW Counsellor, Roger Federer, sends special message to inaugural Lead2030 Challenge Winners

The longstanding One Young World Counsellor, International Tennis Legend, and founder of the Roger Federer Foundation has personally congratulated the 2019 winners of Lead2030, a first-of-its-kind initiative that sees $500,000USD invested in youth-led projects tackling the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

OYW, Chartered Accountants Worldwide & City of London launch business & finance task force

Tuesday night (2 April) saw the launch of Finance & Business 2030, a key sustainability programme bringing leaders in the city together to drive action on the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Finance professionals from various sectors came together to develop a plan of action for the community focused on how best to achieve the SDGs by 2030. The event was hosted by One Young World, Chartered Accountants Worldwide and the City of London Corporation. 

 

Weekly Roundup: Ambassador featured in TIME 100 & much more

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Loujain Al-Hathloul’s leadership recognised in TIME 100

Imprisoned activist Loujain was featured in the 100 leaders of 2019 published by Time Magazine. As it approaches a year since she was arrested by the Saudi regime for her fearless activism challenging discriminatory laws against women, the magazine has recognised her as “a model of Saudi womanhood”.