Young Leaders @ #SDGStudio #EDD17 with Amina Mohammed
Suman Kumar, EDD Young Leader, Nepal interviews Amina Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations on the role of youth in achieving the SDGs.
Suman is an engineering student and social entrepreneur. After the Nepal earthquake, he collaborated with non-profits and worked on disaster response and prevention projects that involved designing and manufacturing machines, which built 5,365 shelters for over 26,000 earthquake victims. He also co-founded “School Relief”, a social venture working on rebuilding schools destroyed by the earthquake using earthquake-resistant technology. He won a Social Venture Challenge at the UN Youth Assembly in New York to rebuild a school in Nuwakot. He was also selected to participate in the UN Conference on Trade and Development in Nairobi, Kenya, as a Youth Delegate advocating for education, trade and development.
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