OFID at OYW 2017
OFID at OYW 2017
Each year OFID sponsors the attendance of young leaders from developing and underrepresented countries
OFID-sponsored delegate
OFID-sponsored delegate
Abdishakur Ahmed, Co-Founder and CEO at SomLite, is helping bring solar lighting to off-grid communities in rural Somaliland
OFID-sponsored delegate
OFID-sponsored delegate
Bonita Sharma has formed a network of young health workers dedicated to improving maternal and child health in disaster-affected areas in Nepal
 OFID-sponsored delegate
OFID-sponsored delegate
Michelle Abou-Raad helped create a phone app that maps assistance locations for refugees and vulnerable people in Amman, Jordan

 

OFID: A founding partner of OYW


One Young World is the preeminent global forum for young leaders aged 18-30. The annual One Young World Summit brings together the brightest young change makers from around the world, empowering them to make lasting connections and develop solutions to some of the world’s most pressing issues.

OFID has supported OYW since its inception and is a key founding partner. The organization helps delegates attend from otherwise non-represented or under-represented nations, ensuring their voices are heard on the global stage. To date OFID has sponsored 132 young delegates from 78 countries.

» Read about OFID's participation in OYW 2017: The young leaders challenge the world (Published in Jan 2018 issue of the OFID Quarterly)

 

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