About one out of four people, or 1.8 billion people in the world, are young people between the ages of 10 and 24. Young people are playing key roles in developing solutions by developing new technology, platforms and ideas. This symposium brings together the voices of young people from all over the world. Every young people who speaks in this symposium is taking action to solve the global diversity issues and make an inclusive, accessible and sustainable world.
The University of Tokyo; EMPOWER Project, Japan
He is a Sophomore of The University of Tokyo. He plays a key role as a director of the EMPOWER project and the Chief of the Administration Department of the Voices of Youths JAPAN, a project to realize the world that leaves no one behind in collaboration with various partners.
The University of Tokyo; Voices of Youths JAPAN, Japan
She is an undergraduate student at the university of Tokyo. She is the representative of UNiTe, a youth organization among those who are contributing to SDGs through arts and culture. She is also the Drector of the Voices of Youth JAPAN, an online platform for every youth in Japan.
Marie Michele Macaron
Biology student at the American University of Beirut, Lebanon
Started the initiative “Be The Change Zahle”, an online platform linking youth in my home city Zahle and organizations in order to facilitate and encourage volunteering and community service. Now with more than 250 members.
Also part of the core team of the initiative “Beirut bi aleb Zahle” as responsible for volunteer database and communication, an initiative aiming to adopt a street in beirut affected by the blast and fix its houses from A to Z, as well as meet the various needs of the most vulnerable families impacted by the incident (Psychological support, food boxes, home necessities, furniture…)
The University of Tokyo UNiTe, Department of Urban Engineering, Japan
Member of the Administration Department and Public Relations department in Voice of Youth JAPAN since its launch in 2018. Also a member of the EMPOWER Project. Currently studying urban water systems and sanitation in developing nations.
University of Tokyo, India
Amishi Agrawal is an international student and activist at the University of Tokyo. Most passionate about climate change and gender inequality, She is on the board of directors for two NGOS – WomEnpowered International and Climatch. She teaches kids in rural India, is the editor for the UTokyo International Law Training and Research Hub, and heads the Social Issues section for Komaba Times. She is currently working on a project for fast fashion in Tokyo, and doing research on good practices for COVID-19 in Asian countries.
President of OUT Wagner, Wagner College, USA
He/Him/Him. He is sophomore at Wagner College, located in Staten Island, New York, where he is from. He is the president of OUT Wagner, Wagner College’s Queer Student Advocacy Organization.