Hello, everyone! Our OneYoungWU team has returned to their respective countries (I miss them already!) and I’ve finally been able to process my key takeaways from last week’s summit: 1. “Create the world you want to have” Microcredit extraordinaire, Muhammad Yunus, led a session on The 3 Zeros in his ideal world – zero poverty, … More OYW Key Takeaways – Kelsey
We had an early morning start on Day 2 of the One Young World Summit and what struck me are two things: First, The Session with Senator Murray Sinclair on Aboriginal Canada: The Peace and Reconciliation Process where his 6 young speakers were from the tribes of the First Nations, Metis and Inuit. Second was that … More Roundup of Day 2 – OYW
And we’re off! The OYW team will arrive in Ottawa today so that we have time to visit the Digital Engineering office and go on a market tour. After months of phone calls with impossible time zones, it will be nice to meet the team in-person! Looking forward to a week of learning, global perspective, and … More #SeeYouInOttawa – Kelsey
We’re (almost) there. Only five days away from what we can call the ‘World Economic Forum for young leaders‘ or the ‘UN General Assembly for under 30‘ a.k.a. One Young World summit. We will be meeting and discussing with people from different cultural, professional and political backgrounds. By the way, during that short period of … More Getting Ready for the Summit – Alimatou
August 10, 2016 (WED) when I got a call from our EVP, Shannon Sisler informing me that I have been chosen by Western Union as one of the delegates to attend the One Young World Summit at Ottawa, Canada this year. I was more than thrilled to hear the news, I was ecstatic! I finally … More Getting Ready for the Summit – Carlo
I can’t believe, this is the last week before the One Young World Summit. Together with 1300 leaders from all corners of the globe will descend in Ottawa. This Summit is one of the largest gatherings of nations in the world. The past few weeks were so intensive and passed so quick, that I have … More Getting Ready for the Summit – Andrius
One Young World is the preeminent global forum for young leaders aged 18-30 and gathers the brightest young leaders from around the world. The Summit is opportunity to make lasting connections and develop solutions to the world’s most pressing issues. The 2016 Summit will take place in Ottawa, Canada from 28 September to 1 October. … More Ottawa is waiting for the delegates!