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Announcing the NGFP- Awards winners - press release

Updated: Jul 12, 2023

September 13th 2021 - Sacramento California - London - United Kingdom

Teach the Future is proud to announce the winners in the inaugural SOIF Next Generation Foresight Practitioners – Young Voices Award competition. Curious, innovative, and empathetic youngsters between 12-17-years old were invited to apply by submitting a short video and essay about their community-based projects, based on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

The winners of the 2021 NGFP-Young Voices award are Alice from Brazil and Ruhan from Finland and they win the $1,000 prize. Passionate about education, music, theatre, and debate. They actively participate in innovative educational projects and activism. Both are co-founders of the international debate championship MUNDO, an international online debate championship for youth, focusing on solutions to contemporary global challenges.

We have three Runner-up Awardees who receive $500 each. They are Amna from Pakistan, Arjun and teammate Om from India, and Daniele, Maria and ​​Spiros from Singapore.

We know that many young people are doing great things to create a better world and future and we recognise and celebrate their efforts. There are many young people around the world showing tremendous insight into the world around them, and the challenges faced by their communities. They are taking action and leading the way to change and create a more sustainable world.

We look forward to working with all our applicants and winners and helping them to create the change they envision in the world.

About Teach the future

Teach the Future is a global movement that promotes futures literacy for students and educators. Every student should be prepared to navigate an uncertain world and have the agency to imagine and create their preferred future.

Teach futures-thinking skills to students and educators around the world to inspire them to influence their futures.

Teach the Future supports the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals, in particular SDG 4:to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.

About School of International Futures (SOIF)

SOIF exists to help policy makers and business leaders improve the present and the future by using foresight and futures methods to make better strategic choices about the future, to improve the quality of their innovation, and make their organisations more resilient by better understanding and managing risk.

We help to build the capability to make organisations future-ready, and we build networks of practitioners to create the capacity to build better futures. Find out more about SOIF.

About Next Generation Foresight Practitioners - young voices awards

The Next Generation Foresight Practitioners (NGFP) programme accelerates the transformation of the next generation of changemakers using foresight as a key tool to envision inclusive and equitable futures globally. More information on the NGFP Awards can be found on here.



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