I jumped at the opportunity to become a Youth Ambassador for ONE. I felt that now that I had come of age I had to do something for the world. My name is Celeste and I am a Youth Ambassador for ONE in the Netherlands.
A few weeks ago my grandmother called me. She wanted to convince me to vote since she thought it was very important for girls to have a voice. Of course, I was already going to vote – I had spent the weeks before her call lobbying the houses of parliament. But she made a valid point. Girls can change the world because #GirlsCount.
As global citizens, we all carry responsibility for our global society. If we all try to leave the world a little bit of a better place than when we inherited it, I think we can go a long way.