MEL YOUNG

Mel is in demand as a speaker in countries all around the world.

Mel Young is a social entrepreneur and changemaker who believes passionately in the power of sport and that homelessness around the world can be ended.  His work falls into the following categories:

WRITING: Comment and opinion on social innovation and the power to make change – covered in Mel’s latest blog. His new book about the Homeless World Cup, Home Game, was published in November 2017.

SPEAKING: Mel is well known for his inspiring and thought-provoking talks across the world, with a focus on social enterprise, homelessness, the power of sport for good and the Homeless World Cup.

RESEARCH: Mel is the global ambassador for ProSocial Valuation Service which promotes the power of sport by measuring its impact using social capital matrices.

THE HOMELESS WORLD CUP: A pioneering social movement which uses football to help homeless people change their own lives.

THE NEW ISM: A forum for discussion and debate around the topic of creating a new economic system, fit for a modern, inclusive world and built on existing social innovations.

THE MILLION-SEATER STADIUM: A virtual stadium with one million seats where members will be able to watch special events for a small fee. All money raised will be given to charity partners who are tackling homelessness.