One Young World

October 6, 2017

My Chartered Accountancy Journey – the Story so far…

I’ll be honest from the outset….the catalyst for wanting to share my Chartered Accountancy journey might have something to do with the current Chartered Accountants Ireland competition that is offering members under 35 the opportunity to win a once in a lifetime all-expenses paid trip [...]
October 4, 2017

Colombia Countdown | One Young World Conference

Hear from Sinead Fox-Hamilton, Young Chartered Star 2017 who is in preparation for her trip to Colombia next week 4 – 7 October. It’s hard to believe that in just a matter of days I will be taking to the skies and heading for the 2017 One Young World Summit in […]
November 30, 2016

Interview with Alan Horn, Chairman, Rogers Communications

The One Young World summit gathers together the brightest young leaders from around the world, empowering them to create positive change from within their work environments. At this year’s summit in Ottawa, we held an exclusive breakout session for over 60 delegates on the UN Global Goals. The session was […]
November 30, 2016

One Young World Ottawa Highlights 2016

The One Young World summit gathers together the brightest young leaders from around the world, empowering them to create positive change from within their work environments. Chartered Accountants Worldwide was represented at this year’s summit in Ottawa by 7 delegates from our member institutes […]
November 30, 2016

Wesley Lye on the One Young World Summit

By Wesley Lye, ISCA, Singapore. John Landau, the world famous producer of the movies Avatar and Titanic, said “Every scene (in a movie) begins with a call to action”. And indeed, that was what the One Young World Summit was for me. I first started volunteering eighteen years ago, when […]
November 30, 2016

Rimla Akhtar on the One Young World Summit

By Rimla Akhtar, ICAS, Scotland. For the past 15 years all I’ve been doing is working on my passion.  I’ve been passionate about sport and about the development of our global community through and within sport. I’ve been able to combine these passions in my work as an Inclusion and […]
November 30, 2016

Louw Barnardt on the One Young World Summit

By Louw Barnardt, SAICA, South Africa. One Young World – inspiring change around the world October month saw the global leadership summit One Young World hosted in Ottawa, Canada. I was lucky enough to be chosen by Chartered Accountants Worldwide to represent SAICA and South Africa at the summit. With beautiful Capitol Hill […]
November 30, 2016

Olivia MacDonald on the One Young World Summit

By Olivia MacDonald, CAI, Ireland. This September, I had the privilege of representing Chartered Accountants Worldwide and Chartered Accountants Ireland at the One Young World Summit in Canada. One Young World is a UK-based charity that gathers together young leaders from around the world, empowering them to make lasting connections to create positive change. Incredible […]
November 30, 2016

UN Breakout Session

In 2015, the 193 members of the United Nations came together for one of the largest consultations in the UN’s history. The outcome was a global initiative which aims to unite us all in making the world a better place. To achieve this, 17 Goals have been outlined which address […]
October 5, 2016

OYW Ambassador blog: Charles Zhang – Limitless possibilities

By Charles Zhang, CA ANZ, 3rd Oct 2016. It is difficult to find the words that can wholly encapsulate my experience of One Young World 2016 in Ottawa. Looking back, it seemed almost corny to use words like ‘life-changing’ and ‘profound’, but believe me when I say that this experience […]