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The Obama Foundation hosts a town hall to engage emerging leaders from across Europe working in government, civil society, and the private sector in Berlin (Photo: Obama Foundation)

In Life Goals, a Scottish craft brewery owner working in Brewdog’s Aberdeenshire headquarters on a beer brand that fights water poverty, has been invited to a town hall with President Barack Obama.

Alan Mahon, founder of Brewgooder, was invited by the Obama Foundation to a reception in Berlin along with 300 other do-gooders from the fields of journalism, food security, entrepreneurship, anti-discrimination, integration issues, environmental sustainability, and technology. They were drawn from public, private, and non-profit sectors and came from a cross-section of backgrounds.

Alan Mahon, founder of Brewgooder, said: “I felt honoured being asked to help represent Scotland, social enterprises and the fight against water poverty at this prestigious event.

“I can recall being 18 years old when I stayed up all night to watch Barrack Obama become the US President in 2008. I remember having such a strong sense of hope in a better future then and that hope was renewed by attending the Obama Foundation Town Hall with so many inspiring young leaders from across Europe.”

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