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To support One Young World’s annual Summit, bringing together the best young talent from across the globe to share innovative solutions for the world’s most pressing issues.


Established in 2009, One Young World hosts an annual Summit attended by 1,300 young leaders. To date, Summits have taken place in: London, Zurich, Pittsburgh, Johannesburg, Dublin, Bangkok and Ottawa.

Since 2011, Seven Hills has led the international press operation for One Young World, running a year round press office, supporting the global Summit and working with agencies across the world to secure global media coverage.

During the annual Summit, Seven Hills executes a comprehensive press agenda, working with One Young World founders David Jones and Kate Robertson, with One Young World Ambassadors and with Counsellors to schedule interviews and coordinate press briefings. Counsellors at previous Summits have included Kofi Annan, Emma Watson, Cher, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Sir Bob Geldof, Sir Richard Branson, Professor Muhammad Yunus, Arianna Huffington, Fatima Bhutto, Paul Polman and Natalia Vodianova.

“The world’s biggest and most impactful youth leadership summit” – VICE

Kate Robertson and David Jones, Founders of One Young World
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Emma Watson at One Young World London


One Young World has built a network of more than 17,000 Ambassadors who have gone on to develop and lead initiatives benefiting 17.5 million people worldwide.

The One Young World community has a constant presence across global media – from CNBC and Al Jazeera, to TIME, Fortune and the BBC.

One Young World Summit in London
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