Ashoka Fellow
United Kingdom
Fellow Since 2013
This description of Mel Young's work was prepared when Mel Young was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2013.
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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