Workforce Connections (WC) is establishing a professional development program called the Talent Cloud. The Talent Cloud is an initiative that targets professionals working in development, specifically on the global youth employment problem. The objective of the platform is to equip workforce development professionals with technical and field knowledge, opportunities to collaborate with like-minded peers, and provide access to experts and resources.
The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes celebrates inspiring, public-spirited, highly diverse young people from all across America. Each year, the Barron Prize honors twenty-five outstanding young leaders ages 8 to 18 who have made a significant positive difference to people and our environment.
The Adobe Youth Voices Awards is a global, online competition that encourages youth to creatively express their vision for driving positive change in local communities. It’s an extension of Adobe Foundation’s philanthropic commitment and its global signature program, Adobe Youth Voices, which aims to ignite creative confidence in youth around the world by empowering them to find their voice and make it heard.
The U.S. Department of State has selected Making Cents International to lead YSEALI Generation: Power of Entrepreneurship a 5-day entrepreneurship regional exchange workshop for early-stage entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs (an inside entrepreneur, or an entrepreneur within an existing organization, who uses entrepreneurial skills to turn a new idea or project into a profitable venture for the company) from ASEAN between the ages of 18-30.
During the YSEALI Regional Exchange, participants can expect to:
Starting in spring 2015, over the course of a year, 250 YSEALI Professionals will have five-week placements in U.S. non-profit organizations and state and local government offices. YSEALI Professional Fellows will work directly with their American counterparts to enhance their practical expertise, leadership skills, and professional contacts to address challenges and create new opportunities their home countries and communities. YSEALI Professional Fellows will work in the fields of:
Microsoft Italy and Friendship Ambassadors Foundation invite female students/ professionals (age 18-24) to a special initiative called The Pink Cloud, which aims to encourage young women to undertake STEM studies and to inspire professional STEM careers.
Microsoft Italy will be providing full scholarships to qualified candidates, to attend and take part in The Pink Cloud Initiative, in Milan, Italy.
The Global Startup Youth (GSY) is StartupMalaysia.org' s signature event aimed at connecting youth globally; to inspire and ignite the next generation of startup entrepreneurs.
The GSY made its debut in 2013 as key side event of the 4th Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The event got the special mention from Secretary John Kerry at his keynote as an event that brought together 500 youth from 101 countries for a 3 action packed days where youth from these countries worked to come up with ventures that solved real world problems.