Mel Young

Ashoka Fellow
United Kingdom
Fellow Since 2014

Citation

This profile was prepared when Mel Young was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2014.
Introduction
Mel Young has dedicated over two decades to tackling homelessness in Scotland, in the UK and around the world. As serial entrepreneur, his most recent achievement is catalysing the global use of football as a means to engage and empower homeless people to change their lives, and successfully bridge them into a sphere of inclusion.
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The Person

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