The Week that was...
In our first year, we saw
- 24,966 events in 77 countries
- 3.06 million event attendees
- 8,892 partners
- Powerful support from world leaders, including the Prime Minister of Great Britain (pictured right), the Presidents of France and Portugal, the King of Morocco and government ministers from over 20 countries
- Endorsements from business leaders including Sir Richard Branson (Virgin Group), Michael Dell (Dell Computers), Russell Simmons (Def Jam Records) and Pan Shiyi (SoHo China)
Through these events, we inspired millions of young people to embrace creativity and innovation. Read more about those stories