One Young World Bath returns for 2022's edition this March. This comes at a time when, more than ever, students are concerned with the environmental and social impacts of climate change, accelerated by the global COVID-19 pandemic.

A one-day conference on Sunday 20 March 2022 on the University of Bath campus, the OYW Bath (OYWB) Caucus will host inspirational speakers and engaging workshops around the UN's Sustainable Development Goals of Reducing Inequalities, Zero Poverty and Climate Action.

Read more about OYWB 2022's key themes.

Leading the event

Leading the organisation of this conference and representing the University of Bath at One Young World Manchester 2022, are students Arielle Salvary and Tina Kimfumu.

Arielle Salvary is a University of Bath student from Trinidad and Tobago currently pursuing a master’s degree in International Development with Economics. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of the West Indies and graduated with a bachelor’s in International Relations with a minor in Economics (Honors). In 2020, Arielle’s passion for youth participation in politics and current affairs led her to co-found an organisation in Trinidad and Tobago known as Sunday Market Network, which allows young people to freely share and gain knowledge on what is happening within the country, as well as participate in discussions with experts during live interviews that are hosted by the space.

Tina Kimfumu is an award-winning philanthropist focused on up-skilling the next generation of technology leaders. While at KPMG as a Learning Delivery Advisor for the UK Government, Tina formed strategic alliances with grassroots charities and organisations that support black communities to relieve them from income poverty and support the provision of education and employment opportunities. Awarded Woman of the Year 2021 in Technology, Tina led the African and Caribbean Network’s Corporate Social Responsibility team at KPMG. This national group fundraised, planned, and delivered workshops and events, including mentoring programmes such as the Pushing LimITs programme for black women looking to enter the Technology profession. Tina has recently started her PhD at Bath, exploring how technology changes work and impacts employees in the digital age.

Speakers at the event

This year we will hear from keynote speakers Edmilson Angelo, a One Young World Ambassador since 2018; Nyasha Daley, an entrepreneur and multi-disciplinary artist and producer; and Oyinkansola Adebayo, an award-winning CEO who runs Niyo Enterprise.

Speaking about OYWB, Nyasha said:

I’m very interested in the concept and context of leadership, especially in terms of equity, in a world where many of those who talk the talk, still do not appear to be walking the walk. I’m really excited to support and be a part of a much needed and evolving conversation around the leadership we wish to see; exploring the nuance of intersectional identities, whilst holding the space to challenge accepted norms through an intergenerational lens, at this year’s One Young World Bath Caucus.

Read more about OYWB 2022's speakers.

The event is run by the University of Bath in partnership with One Young World Conference, a global organisation focusing on harnessing the power of young leaders who are committed to enacting positive change.

This year, the event is additionally sponsored by Change 1s Life, Niyo Enterprise, The Miranda Brawn Diversity Leadership Foundation and Varyah LTD.