Events

September 9, 2014 ; (All day) EST
YouthStart-Connect Partner Learning Event Kigali, Rwanda, 9-11 September...
September 22, 2014 ; (All day) EST
One in three people in the world live in poverty. One in five live in...
October 6, 2014 ; (All day) EST
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Worth Reading

Back in the 90’s, a vast majority of parents and guardians in Latin America would look down on their children if they decided to opt to become an entrepreneur instead of pursuing a career or enrolling in a University. They would think that their children had a lack of motivation for studying or they were simply not smart enough or too lazy to complete a degree. However, we have seen how this mindset has shifted during the past decade. On the one hand, governments in the Americas, such as Colombia, are enforcing laws that support entrepreneurs. On the other hand, Mexico, Chile, and Venezuela have governmental programs that motivate the youth to become entrepreneurs through local competitions... Read more
The Summit Program has been announced! The mission of the Summit is to improve the impact, scale and sustainability of youth economic opportunity programming.
The latest Apply It! Webinar featuring speakers from the ICRW and the Population Council took place on July 29.

News and Analysis

Do MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) have the potential to expand access to quality education and workforce development training for millions...
Originally posted on Microlinks.org. A3: Women are a family's #nutrition gatekeepers, starting with pregnancy, #breastfeeding & beyond. #AskAg #...
Cross-posted from The SEEP Network Blog. USAID’s Microenterprise and Private Enterprise Promotion (MPEP) and Food for Peace (FFP) offices are...
Purpose: Workforce Connections seeks a youth representative for its Advisory Board – a group of thought leaders that will set research priorities,...
YUNGA is looking for individuals interested in undertaking an internship at the FAO headquarters in Rome for 4 months from September 2014. We are...

Latest Resources

This technical brief provides guidance to Youth Financial Inclusion (YFI) implementers deciding whether to...
FHI 360 and OpenRevolution, with funding and support from USAID’s Regional Development Mission for Asia...
Making Cents International initiated Youth TechConnect (formerly named “YouthTech”), a coalition of...

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