How Do We Get More Than 1% Of Us Solving The Most Complex Challenges Of Our Time?

By Umaimah Mendhro, founder of One League, aims to realize global impact by connecting global change-makers to world-class education & opportunities.

Growing up in the throes of a life of exile in Saudi Arabia and then in rural Pakistan, without access to proper schools, I was keenly aware of the power education held in both making and breaking my future. I never questioned what I understood as one of the fundamental truths of life: education is the greatest equalizer. To achieve advancement and prosperity, one needs not much other than grit, perseverance and a good education.

As I constructed my path from home- and self-schooling

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