Global Essay Contest Winner

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My name is Clara Mayerl. I won the Global Essay Contest “Many Language, One World” in June and got to speak at the United Nations Headquarters in New York last week.  I am part of the 60 winners representing 27 different countries and 57 universities.  6,000 people from 170 countries took part in the initial phase of the contest.  My essay was selected over 2,000 essays from 1950 universities globally in the official languages of the United Nations: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish.