How Can mEmployment Improve Youth Opportunities in Africa?

GSMA Mobile for Development

Mobile technology is growing in Africa: the number of mobile connections has risen to 824 million in 2014, an almost 75% market penetration).

Public and private innovators are leveraging this near ubiquity of mobile technology to address youth employment and issues. By providing services to match labour supply and demand, these pioneers are helping to bridge some of these gaps.

How can mEmployment solutions scale?

What does it take to ensure these solutions grow sustainably for greatest impact? The GSMA has assessed the current market leaders to identify emerging business models, best practices and examine ways to overcome barriers to scale for various stakeholders.

Please join us for the release of their latest report on Mobile Employment Soltuions for Youth and a lively discussion around how promising M4D solutions can play a role in helping to overcome the broader issue of youth unemployment.

GSMA Report Presentation

  • Corina Gardner, GSMA

Panel Session Participants

  • Lauren Dawes, GSMA
  • Peter Goldstein, Intermedia
  • Jamie Zimmerman, Bankable Frontier Associates
  • Lara Goldmark, FHI 360
  • Tim Nourse, Making Cents

Please RSVP now to join us for this unique look at the role of mobile in youth employment.

Have questions about mEmployment for Youth? Contact GSMA Mobile for Development