Shawn Ahmed wins the 2011 Davos Debates

Share:
A hand holding a looking glass by a lake
Crowdsource Innovation
Get involved with our crowdsourced digital platform to deliver impact at scale

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2011 Davos Debates.

This year we received over 100 videos, had many excellent contributions! The judging panel’s decision was really challenging. We heard individuals from all over the world speak on the importance of recognizing climate change, enhancing women’s rights, developing an inclusive conversation, closing the digital divide, improving how to measure prosperity, reducing the mass of resources we use and eliminating corruption.

We received great ideas on translating virtual gaming into real action for charity, introducing branchless banking, getting leaders to devote an hour a week to improving the state of the world, involving youth in discussions and the importance of cities.

It was a tough decision this year and it was great to hear all your voices. We have put together a short compilation of the videos that were submitted this year, and it was fantastic to hear so many excellent ideas.

The World Economic Forum would like to congratulate Shawn Ahmed as this year’s 2011 Davos Debates Winner. Shawn is a 29 year-old Canadian from Toronto who founded “The Uncultured Project”. Shawn has competed in the Davos Debates from the past four years and we are happy to invite Shawn to the Annual Meeting this year. You will be hearing much more for Shawn over the next two weeks, and we look forward to hearing your voices this year in Davos.

Don't miss any update on this topic

Create a free account and access your personalized content collection with our latest publications and analyses.

Sign up for free

License and Republishing

World Economic Forum articles may be republished in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International Public License, and in accordance with our Terms of Use.

The views expressed in this article are those of the author alone and not the World Economic Forum.

Share:
World Economic Forum logo
Global Agenda

The Agenda Weekly

A weekly update of the most important issues driving the global agenda

Subscribe today

You can unsubscribe at any time using the link in our emails. For more details, review our privacy policy.

About Us

Events

Media

Partners & Members

  • Sign in
  • Join Us

Language Editions

Privacy Policy & Terms of Service

© 2024 World Economic Forum