SDGs

OYW Hong Kong Caucus: why you need to stay connected between Summits

Written by Iki Chan, Programme Manager, The HKFYG Leadership Institute, OYW Managing Ambassador for Asia

If you’ve ever wondered how to stay in touch with your fellow One Young World (OYW) Ambassadors following the annual Summit, attending regional events such as the caucus organised in Hong Kong from 31 March - 1 April was a great example of how to do so!

40 under 40: Get to know Sheree Atcheson

Companies can’t expect to get the best talent if they don’t openly empower their staff and allow them to investigate the things that make them passionate, whilst also doing the client work.

Deloitte understands this. The reason why I came here was, not only is this one of the biggest companies in the world, it’s somewhere that openly supports not just women but all different minorities to do the things they want to do.

This entrepreneur’s device will revolutionise the way we save lives

*Written by Johann Kalchman, the Co-Founder and CEO of Lifeaz.

It’s a strange quirk of modern life that many people identified as at extremely high risk of cardiac arrest are more likely to survive a cardiac arrest than those of us apparently at low risk.

This is because we possess the technology to respond to cardiac arrest but it is so scarcely deployed and so little understood that if you suffer a sudden attack on the street your chances of survival are as low as five per cent.

#deleteFacebook: A Trend Not Everyone Can Afford

The social media site that made fast friends with millions has suffered a popular backlash in recent weeks. People across the world have pledged to #deletefacebook in anger and outrage at how the site protects users’ data.

Concern and action over unscrupulous data mining practices is entirely valid, but we have to be careful not to dismantle social media platforms that have, in fact, continued to improve the lives of millions.