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Commonwealth Innovation and Youth Awards winners

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2021
Innovation
Awards
Pakistan

Samar Minallah Khan, Pakistan

Samar has pioneered the use of truck art to address social issues in Pakistan. Billboard on wheels with messages and images drawn from local culture and...
2021
Innovation
Awards
Cyprus

CyprusInno, Cyprus

Steven W. Stavrou & Burak Berk Doluay co-founded CyprusInno, an island-wide entrepreneurship ecosystem working to connect entrepreneurs in Cyprus...
Maselina Iuta 2021
Youth
Awards
Samoa

Maselina Iuta

Sustainable Development Goal 3 - Good Health and Well-Being Maselina Iuta is the Project Assistant and Founding Member of the Deaf Association of Samoa;...
2021
Innovation
Awards
Solomon Islands

Pacific Islands Chapter, WYCJ, Solomon Islands

In 2019, 27 law students from the University of the South Pacific started the initiative to take climate change to the International Court of Justice...
Tim Lo Surdo 2021
Youth
Awards
Australia

Tim Lo Surdo

Sustainable Development Goal 10 – Reduced Inequalities. Tim Lo Surdo is the founder and national director of ‘Democracy in Colour’; a racial...
2021
Innovation
Awards
Canada

Joy Xu, Canada

Joy Xu is the founder and CEO of STREAM Syndicate, a charity which promotes educational accessibility for students across Canada through interdisciplinary...
Bevon Chadel Charles 2021
Youth
Awards
Grenada

Bevon Chadel Charles

Sustainable Development Goal 2 – Zero Hunger. Bevon Chadel Charles is the founder of ‘Akata Farms’; an organisation that aims to create sustainable...
2021
Innovation
Awards
Australia

Green Connect, Australia

Green Connect is a not-for-profit social enterprise in Wollongong, Australia that employs young people and former refugees to do environmental work, including...
2021
Innovation
Awards
United Kingdom

Teach2030, United Kingdom

The Commonwealth Education Trust is a leading institution for the promotion of educational resources in lower income Commonwealth countries. Today,...
Nawa Joe Silishebo 2021
Youth
Awards
Zambia

Nawa Joe Silishebo

Sustainable Development Goal 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth Nawa Joe Silishebo is a co-founder of ‘The Young Emerging Farmers Initiative’;...
Siena Castellon 2021
Youth
Awards
United Kingdom

Siena Castellon

Sustainable Development Goal 4 – Quality Education Siena Castellon is the founder of ‘Neurodiversity Celebration Week’; an initiative designed...
Jeremiah Thoronka 2021
Youth
Awards
Sierra Leone

Jeremiah Thoronka

Sustainable Development Goal 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy Jeremiah Thoronka is the founder of ‘Optim Energy’; a company that harnesses solar...