Robin Klabbers, Jessica Sakalauskas, and Andrew van Olst are One Young World incoming Enterprise for Peace Scholars from the Netherlands. It is the second year in a row that One Young World and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands work together to empower a cohort of 50 Enterprise for Peace Scholars by welcoming them to the One Young World Summit 2019.
This article was originally published by Project Syndicate.
Kasturi GVL, a One Young World Ambassador from India, is Associate Director at Ola Cabs, a mobility company based in Bengaluru.
From shaping your personal brand to finding development opportunities, Maria Villela shares her tips on how to make the most of being a One Young World Ambassador.
This article was written by Hoessein Alkisaei*
In an effort to further share the incredible work of the OYW Ambassador community, we’ve launched our monthly list of top projects you need to know about.
Kenny is a One Young World Ambassador from the UK. He is the co-founder and Director at ClearView Research.
In Western society we are great at complaining. But it’s usually about First World problems like: ‘my phone has broken’ or ‘I’ve got a bad connection to the Internet’ or ‘The train is a few minutes delayed.’
Having had success as a Team USA swimmer, One Young World Ambassador Kristin Duquette is now a policymaker in Washington DC, helping to make Americans safe from terrorism and to build a transport system in the US capital that sets new standards in access for people with disabilities.
“I sometimes forget what I felt throughout my OYW experience. This is why the OYW community is so important.”
It has been almost 5 years since I became a part of the wonderful One Young World (OYW) community. I still remember every touching and exciting moment I experienced at OYW Johannesburg back in 2013. Since then, I have wondered, how can I better myself to be a part of the improved society I want to see? Truthfully, I believe that I am on my way.
This article was authored by Anna Rodriguez*
Why is it that we see so much anger towards young people? So much criticism? Why is that, as soon as young people start acting, they are given every bird name you can find, and criticized for every move they make? Why is it that, at the same time, young people are criticized for « not being active enough » in every field?