Category Archives: OYW

One Young World – reflections from Tokyo on being a delegate speaker

Attending the OYW conference in Pittsburgh last October was humbling. I have never been surrounded by such a passionate and accomplished group of peers in one shared-space, and it was an exceptional experience to address them as a speaker. There … Continue reading

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One Young World – reflections from Chicago

One Young World was an amazing experience that is most easily explained by noting the marquee speakers and household names that delegates have the pleasure of hearing from and even meeting face to face.  While there was a lot of … Continue reading

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One Young World – reflections from Australia

Inscribed at the base of a statue outside Pittsburgh’s PNC Park baseball park is a quote from local Hall of Famer, Willie Stargell, recounting his arrival into Pittsburgh, which says, “Last night, coming in from the airport, we came through … Continue reading

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Reflections on OYW: Learning from the wisdom that comes with experience, while being inspired by the energy of youth

One of the most striking things about One Young World is how people, young and old, came together to learn from each other. As delegates, we listened to extremely accomplished individuals, including Former Secretary-General of the United Nations Kofi Annan, … Continue reading

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Returning home after the 2012 One Young World Conference

Just returned from One Young World 2012! What an amazing conference with an incredible group of Bainies and current and future leaders! Over the last few days, delegates were exposed to some of the world’s most influential leaders, including Bill Clinton, … Continue reading

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Bainies arrive at the 2012 One Young World conference #BainOYW

I’m one of the first delegates to arrive at the One Young World conference in Pittsburgh. I’ve already met a social entrepreneur from Costa Rica and an inventor from Russia, and former president Bill Clinton is opening the conference later … Continue reading

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