So Much Activism, so Little Time…

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One of the first things you see when entering the One Young World venue is a giant poster that reads “What will you do?” It serves as a reminder that One Young World is more than a summit; it’s a call to action, and it’s action that we need.

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Today’s agenda was back-to-back sessions from 8:30am to 8pm. We heard from Kofi Annan, Nadya Tolokonnikova, and many of our fellow delegates. Sessions focused on education, the environment, refugees’ and women’s rights.

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It’s difficult not to become overwhelmed with so much information and such a high need for immediate change. To stay grounded, I follow the words of Neil DeGrasse Tyson with 2 daily goals “… know more today about the world than I knew yesterday and lessen the suffering of others.” Good deeds may feel like a drop in the bucket, but each drop is significant.

#OYW #OneYoungWU

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