One Young World
Safoora is the Director of Community at One Young World. She is responsible for maintaining engagement with OYW’s key stakeholders and its community of over 12,000 Ambassadors who are affecting positive change across every sector, in every country in the world. Safoora and her team create and connect Ambassadors with growth opportunities, bespoke programmes, leadership development, media visibility and impact measurement. Notable 2020 programmes include the Covid-19 Young Leaders Fund which provided nearly $500,000 in support to young leaders on the frontlines of the pandemic response, and successful collaborations with the Obama Foundation, Hamilton Commission, and 20+ multinationals.
Since 2020, the team have brought together over 23,000 young people in their programming. Collectively, OYW Ambassadors have impacted 30.4 million people to date.
Co-Founder of Finance & Business 2030, a joint initiative between OYW and Chartered Accountants Worldwide. With a mission to mobilise these industries to tackle the UN Sustainable Development Goals, Task Forces have been established in the UK, South Africa, Ireland and soon, in Indonesia, Nigeria and the US, to develop and implement actions with measurable objectives. Task Forces are made up of top talent representing major firms and SMEs, including Grant Thornton, Barclays, JP Morgan, Deloitte and Investec among others.