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Game Changer: Cassia Moraes (Brazil)

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Cassia is the Founder and CEO of Youth Climate Leaders, a social enterprise that trains and connects young people with networks and opportunities to start their careers as climate leaders. She has experience working on sustainable development and international cooperation in the public, private, and third sectors. Previously, she has served as Deputy Executive Coordinator at the Brazilian Forum on …

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Networking Connections in The Introducer – Developing Youth as Global Citizens

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Big Impact News:  This edition produced an opportunity for The Introducer and its companion networks (The Frontrunners League of Social Impact Innovation & The Frontrunners Youth Impact League) to partner with a featured game-changer, Dr. Osita Aniemeka, to work on an issue shared by many of the game-changers featured here. Calls are being set up now to start the process …

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Youth Impact Game Changer: Varsha Ajmera (Malaysia)

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Varsha Ajmera is the Chief Operations Officer of the World Youth Foundation (WYF) and She is Training Young Leaders. WYF is “an NGO in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations” and an NGO associated with the United Nations Department of Public Information. WYF was launched in 1994 with the aim to promote research, …

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The United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network is Empowering Youth as Change Agents

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In 2015, the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) launched its official youth initiative (SDSN Youth) to empower youth globally to create sustainable development solutions.  SDSN Youth educates young people about the challenges of sustainable development and creates opportunities for them to use their creativity and knowledge to pioneer innovative solutions for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In addition, …