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:
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.