Thought leadership

40 under 40: Get to know Sheree Atcheson

“I sometimes forget what I felt throughout my OYW experience. This is why the OYW community is so important.”

Activist mentality inspired at OYW is bringing change to refugees

Learn how Jennifer turned her post-OYW inspiration into action within her own company.

See you in The Hague: Unilever to send 3 Serbian winners of Global Future League to OYW 2018

These 3 students beat 50,000 entrants to win Unilever’s Global Future League which took place in London last month

Cold War 2.0: what is the true cost of peace in Europe?

Solomiia Bobrovska: "Every day the price of peace in Europe is rising. The question is, what is the true cost we are paying for it?"

Worried about the environment? Fear not: meet 5 entrepreneurs creating a sustainable world

On World Environment Day, lean how these OYW Ambassadors are taking action to reduce environmentally-damaging waste.

Could TODAY be our first Plastic-Free Day?

Danielle Crompton from the OYW Plastic-Free Working Group tells us more.

The social impact movement spreading across Silicon Valley

How young people transformed Armenia - the peaceful way

Sona Mirzoyan: "April 23, 2018 marked a magnificent milestone in the history of Armenia and perhaps in the history of the post-Soviet countries." 

How One Young World drove me to create shoes that leave the right footprint

Luke Gibson: “We make seriously comfortable boat shoes and every pair purchased protects 1,000 square feet of endangered habitat around the world.”