Oyindamola Johnson says Nigerians, especially the young ones, are one of the most hardworking and resourceful people you'll find anywhere and across the globe. Despite little or no direct support, future young leaders in this country are somehow managing to grab their chance to learn and grow. And he is doing everything he can to empower them, representing their interests. But not theirs only – he travels the world working on social innovation projects. This inspiring young man was selected as a Tony Elumelu Entrepreneur in April this year, in May 2018 he was chosen as a part of 50 outstanding young experts and named a G20-Young Global Changer by Global Solutions Initiative in Germany. And these are just some of his numerous international recognitions. He claims the leaders of his country have failed the youth on several fronts but he is determined to be part of a revolution. His motto might really lead to big changes one day:Work on being and not on having, for with what you are, you will have.

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Professor John Pencavel of Stanford, one of the most eminent economists, has published several studies on various areas of economics. We have this opportunity an interview with him.

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The Youth International Summer School in Shanghai is just a few weeks away and we are excited to publish the latest article interviewing one of our workshop trainers, Ms. Caroline Wabara. An expert in marketing, Ms. Wabara will be travelling all the way from Nigeria to share her knowledge and experience with participants at the event.

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Breastfeeding, its relationship to IQ and attainment. Professor Bernardo Horta and his team set out to establish the association through their research. We have this opportunity to interview Professor Horta.

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With the Youth International Summer School in Shanghai drawing closer, Youth Time International Movement are excited to invite experts and participants from all over the globe to share their knowledge, ideas, and experiences. One of these experts is an entrepreneur, coach, and speaker for more than ten years Mr. Sven Anger. His first encounter with performance and the human ecology was at the Olympic Training Center for Judo in Leipzig, Germany. Afterwards Sven worked in finance and in management for a global logistics company. Along the way he dove into the arts attending the renowned Strasberg Theater & Film Institute in New York to study drama and find a second home on stage in London and Berlin. He founded ANGER COACHING in 2007 and has conducted hundreds of seminars and coaching sessions to help people make most of their potential. Sven focuses on working with entrepreneurs and leaders from all over the globe. Mr. Anger will be delivering his workshop on the topic, “The Ecology of Leadership”. This interview aims to provide Youth International Summer School participants with added insight and understanding as to what they can expect from Sven’s workshop, in addition to learning how to best prepare for the event.

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Growing up in India, where access to medical treatment was often mission impossible, her personal experience with medical care had a massive impact on dr.Akshaya Shanmugam’s career choice. Her hard work made her become CEO of Lumme Labs, a scientist and an entrepreneur, but her ambition and vision put her on this year’s prestigious Forbes 30 under 30 list of innovators. Her company, Lumme Inc., has raised $1.7 million in non-dilutive fundingand has produced a device that will help people quit smoking! Dr. Shanmugam spends all of her time bringing cutting edge technology and behavioral psychology together to push the boundaries in treating addictions. She talks about her dedicated team, their efforts, and her extraordinary journey in an interview for Youth Time magazine.

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As the Youth International Summer School in Shanghai is now less than two months away, Youth Time International Movement are gearing up to welcome the experts and participants that will be travelling from all over the globe to share their knowledge, ideas, and experiences with one another. To get participants in the mood for the event we begin to interview the speakers and trainers who will pass on their expertise and advice to participants at the event. One of these experts is Dr. Oualid Ali.

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Not just a biochemist, but also a poet who cares about the young of today, Momtaza Mehri dedicates a fair amount of her time to bringing awareness through poetry that touches various subjects. We have been fortunate to arrange an interview with her.

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Can you believe, once upon a time, there was a social network before Facebook. It was called Orkut, by it’s founder, a Google engineer by the name of Orkut Büyükkökten. He has been building online communities since 2000. Today, as an entrepreneur and software engineer, Mr.Orkut is taking over the world with his brand new network, Hello. In the past decade, he claims that social networks have taken us further apart from each other, and the time has come for meaningful connections to happen. This will be possible only if people get more intimate by sharing something emotionally significant – and this is what Hello is about. We talked about empathy, kindness, click-and-like chasing, online privacy issues, and what has gone wrong with social media today. On that note, remember his quote the next time you envy someone’s fabulous online life: Social feeds are filled with perfectly choreographed moments, idealistic posts, and created appearances that are often worlds apart from actuality. It’s like a photoshopped magazine cover is now the norm for everyday situations. It needs to stop.

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Math is for boys and reading is for girls, and similar assumptions in the same vein: these are stereotypes that are created at an early age. We owe our thanks to individuals such as Professor Andrei Cimpian who are helping to break such patterns of thinking and contribute towards betterment in society. Professor Cimpian has conducted detailed studies into a serious issue that is faced by the society we live in.

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