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New release: read the SEWF23 Youth Forum report

by Mirabelle Morah / April 2023

Designed by and for young changemakers (aged 16-30), the SEWF Youth Forum (28 March 2023) was an opportunity for young social entrepreneurs worldwide to connect, learn and be inspired. Students, social enterprise founders, leaders, team members and all who had ideas to turn into impact were present.

Download the Youth Forum report here →

2023 themes

  • Ecosystems: Increasing opportunities for trade, collaboration and collective action
  • Fairness: Ensuring equality and inclusion for all
  • Migration: Entrepreneurial solutions for better lives
  • New Economy: Putting people and planet first
  • Planet: Living and trading within planetary boundaries

Participants at the Youth Forum also got answers to some of the most critical social enterprise questions they had through “ask us anything” sessions. To learn more about speakers and the event details, also read “SEWF Youth Forum: The power of young voices – how young people are changing today’s world”.

Youth Forum in numbers

  • 750+ registrations
  • 80+ countries represented
  • 23 speakers
  • 17 sessions

Participant feedback

“For me, the SEWF Youth Forum was a reminder that we are all capable of creating positive change in the world, no matter our age or background. I encourage anyone who shares this belief to attend future events like this and connect with like-minded individuals who are committed to making a difference. Let’s create a brighter future together!” – Umar Ahmed, Participant (Pakistan).

‘It’s great that we have a platform like SEWF where we can meet people from different disciplines and learn and be inspired by one another”. – Shomy Chowdhury Hasan, Session moderator (Bangladesh).

Recorded sessions are available to rewatch on the SEWF Video Library.

Also read:  April's opportunities for global innovators and changemakers

Download the Youth Forum report here →

Mirabelle Morah is the community and communications manager at SEWF