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One Young World

Through the artistic medium of documentary filmmaking and storytelling, Ovation TV, a longtime supporter of art and activism, presents the story of six young leaders from diverse backgrounds who are creating a better future through One Young World, the organization that has given them the global platform to accelerate their social impact.

One Young World

Season 1
Season 1
  • One Young World

    Through the artistic medium of documentary filmmaking and storytelling, Ovation TV, a longtime supporter of art and activism, presents the story of six young leaders from diverse backgrounds who are creating a better future through One Young World, the organization that has given them the global platform to accelerate their social impact.

  • Michael Sheen

    Michael Sheen

    Narrator

    Michael Sheen

    Michael Sheen is a Welsh actor, producer, and political activist who has been nominated by BAFTA, the Golden Globes, and Emmys multiple times throughout his illustrious career. After a successful theatre career consisting of roles in Romeo and Juliet, Henry V, Amadeus, and Frost/Nixon; Sheen is best known for his film work including The Deal, Underworld, The Queen, Twilight New Moon, Hamlet, and Masters of Sex.

  • Yeonmi Park

    Yeonmi Park

    Ambassador

    Yeonmi Park

    Yeomni escaped the horrors of North Korea, only to be sold as a sex slave in China. She is now a leading human rights activist, with over 80 million hits on social media.

  • Hyppolite ntigurirwa

    Hyppolite ntigurirwa

    Ambassador

    Hyppolite ntigurirwa

    Hyppolite survived the genocide in Rwanda, where over one million people were slaughtered. He is now leading the way for peace and reconciliation in his country. He is the founder of Be the Peace, an organization focusing on the use of art to halt the intergenerational transmission of hate and to promote the power of cross-generational healing.

  • Tabata Amaral

    Tabata Amaral

    Ambassador

    Tabata Amaral

    Tabata was brought up in poverty in the favelas of Sao Paulo, by her mother and her inspirational drug addict father. She went on to Harvard to study astrophysics and is now the youngest serving woman politician in the Brazilian Parliament.

  • Amir Ashour

    Amir Ashour

    Ambassador

    Amir Ashour

    Amir was a leading gay activist in Iraq. He had to flee for his life after the police came looking to shut him up for good. He is studying to become an international human rights lawyer at Harvard and is the founder of IraQueer, Iraq's first and only LGBT+ organization.

  • Lina Khalifeh

    Lina Khalifeh

    Ambassador

    Lina Khalifeh

    Lina comes from Jordan and was appalled when one of her friends was beaten up for her wage packet by the male members of her family. She formed SheFighter, the first Self-Defense studio for women-only started in the Middle East. She has trained over 20,000 women in self-defense in countries all around the Middle East.

  • Nicolle Fagan

    Nicolle Fagan

    Ambassador

    Nicolle Fagan

    Nicolle came up with a brilliant idea that helps save the Pacific Island paradise of Palau. She co-created Palau Pledge - a groundbreaking environmental initiative that requires visitors to sign a passport pledge to act in an ecologically responsible way on the island, for the sake of Palau’s children and future generations of Palauans.

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