We may be physically distancing, but the One Young World Community is coming together to support each other. We’re a global Community that works, as one, to highlight the work of inspiring leaders and changemakers.
One Young World’s #TogetherApart Series draws on the wisdom, experience and insight of our members, allowing every one to ask questions, tell stories and share best practice.
One Young World is committed to combating Fake News and so we are connecting our community with experts to help people navigate COVID-19. We are also creating conversations with business leaders and policy professionals to create resources to help everyone mitigate the economic impacts they may be facing.
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Featured episode: Dismantling Structural Racism
Formula One Champion Lewis Hamilton sits down with OYW Ambassador Kenny Imafidon for the 26th episode of #TogetherApart. He talks about his experience facing racism on the racetrack as F1's only Black driver, and how he's appealing for change in his industry and beyond.
Catch up on the latest episodes:
What you should know as a female entrepreneur
Anjula Acharia: Entrepreneur & Investor
Caritta Seppa: Founder of Tespack & Coordinating Ambassador, Europe 4
Refugees need a seat at the table
Halima Aden: American Fashion Model, Activist & Humanitarian
Isra Chaker: Senior Campaign Lead for Migration Protection, Oxfam America
Mental Health, Action & Activism
Anna Akana: Actress, producer, filmmaker and writer
Noam Shuster-Eliassi: Comedian, performer, peacebuilder & activist
The importance of public & private partnership
María Juliana Ruiz Sandoval: First Lady of the Republic of Colombia
Jonathan Puerta, Colombia: Co-Founder, Design Your Nation, TASKME
7 Questions with Terry Crews
Terry Crews: Actor, Comedian, Activist
Jamira Burley, USA: Head of Youth Engagement & Skills, Global Business Coalition for Education. Co-Founder, ProjectZ. Focused on enabling equitable access to education
How businesses will survive COVID-19
Paul Polman: Co-Founder of Imagine, former long-time CEO of Unilever, and One Young World Global Advisory Board Chair
Izzy Obeng, UK: Founder & Director, Foundervine: consultancy specialising in start-up & scale-up acceleration programmes.
Is COVID-19 the great equaliser?
Sinéad Burke: Writer, activist, teacher, Contributing Editor, British Vogue & podcast presenter: As Me with Sinéad
Isra Chaker, USA: Migration & Protection Campaign Lead, Oxfam America
Misinformation: as dangerous as COVID-19 itself?
Antonio Zappulla: CEO, Thomson Reuters Foundation. Founder, Openly
Solomon Elliott:, UK: Founder, The Student View: a news literacy charity with the goal of creating a newsroom in every school
Why you need to get your sources straight
Ilia Calderón: Emmy® Award winning journalist & Co-Anchor of Univision Network's flagship evening newscast, 'Noticiero Univision'
Liz Alarcon, Venezuela: Founder & Executive Director, Pulso: a social enterprise focused on Latinx news & history.
COVID-19's impact on the sports industry
Mark Tewksbury: Canadian Olympic Champion. Chair, Special Olympics Canada. Board Director, Canadian Olympic Committee
Lina Khalifeh, Jordan: Founder, SheFighter: a self-defense studio with a mission to end violence against women.
How great companies deliver both purpose & profit
Alex Edmans: Professor of Finance, London Business School. Author, Grow the Pie: How Great Companies Deliver Both Purpose and Profit
Carlotta Giacche, Italy / Germany: Corporate Banker, Coordinating Ambassador for the UK, sustainable finance advocate
A view from a hygiene & sanitation expert
Jack Sim: Founder, World Toilet Day & World Toilet Organization
Margianta Surahman, Indonesia: Leader in health provision & modern slavery activism in Jakarta
21st Century Activism
Cameron Kasky: Co-founder of March for our Lives and & advocate against gun violence
Mission 1.5: Innovating for climate change
Cassie Flynn: Strategic Advisor on Climate Change in the Executive Office of the United Nations Development Programme
Neeshad Shafi: Arab Youth Climate Movement Qatar & #OYW Coordinating Ambassador, Middle East
Tackling food security through innovation
Kimbal Musk: Co-Founder and CEO of The Kitchen Restaurant Group, the Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of Big Green and Square Roots
Wubetu Shimelash: Social Entrepreneur & Filmmaker
A country tackling global crises: health provision & environmental protection
Kim Simplis Barrow: First Lady of Belize, Special Envoy for Women & Children
Selva Montealegre: #OYW Coordinating Ambassador
Sustainability & Climate: What we can do now
Arizona Muse: Model & Climate Activist
Nicolle Fagan: Co-founder of Palau Pledge & #OYW Ambassador
Managing a global pandemic
Dr David Nabarro: WHO Special Envoy on COVID-19
Aya Chebbi, Tunisia: African Union Envoy on Youth
A discussion with the First Lady of the interim government of Venezuela
Fabiana Rosales: First Lady of the interim government of Venezuela since January 23 2019.
Juan Carlos Viloria Doria, Venezuela: Vice President, Venezolanos en Barranquilla. Coordinator, VenMundo & Sin Mordaza NGOs. General Coordinator, Coalición por Venezuela.
The future of the aviation industry
Anko Van der Werff: President & CEO, Avianca Holdings
Laura Casati, Austria: Online Marketing Manager, GlobeAir
We live in a trust deficit. How do we get it back?
Michael Møller: 12th Director-General, UN Geneva
Brighton Kaoma, Zambia: Executive Director, Agents of Change Foundation: training issue-focused radio presenters & storytellers
How entrepreneurs can survive this uncertain period
Elio Leoni Sceti: Founder & Chief Crafter, The Craftory. NED, AB InBev & Barry Callebaut. One Young World Trustee
Marc Alain Boucicault, Haiti: Founder, Banj: the first & biggest entrepreneur hub in Haiti
A Q&A with Jayathma Wickramanayake
United Nations Secretary General's Envoy on Youth
The creative industry at a standstill: a performer's view
Fernando Montaño: Ballet dancer & Soloist, The Royal Ballet
Farhana Muna, Bangladesh: Mental Health Advocate
An astronaut's view on planetary crisis & isolation
Ron Garan: Former NASA Astronaut & Social Entrepreneur
Angela Mae Minas, Philippines: Researcher, Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, University of Manchester
Finding Balance During COVID-19
Leigh-Anne Pinnock: 1/4 of Little Mix & Co-founder of In’A’Seashell
Leomie Anderson: Model, Activist & Founder, LAPP
Formula One Champion
Award-winning journalist & presenter
Director, Walk Free Foundation
Senior Advisor on Climate Change in Executive Office, UNDP
Activist, Co-Founder, Never Again MSD. Organiser, March for Our Lives
Entrepreneur & investor
3-time Nobel Peace Prize Nominee
Founder, Oxford Research Group
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