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Workforce Development Ecosystem Assessment

RTI International

At the 2014 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit, RTI International shared a workforce development ecosystem assessment tool to help organizations systematically and rapidly map the different players involved in improving workforce outcomes and assess their effectiveness.

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Open Source Software Expands Reach of Vocational Training in Rwanda

Global Communities

At the 2014 Global Youth Economic Opportunities, Michelle Ell of Global Communities shares the open-source software that they used in Rwanda to rapidly collect, analyze, and store data to achieve a major scale-up of a vocational training initiative.

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Digital Tools for Digital Livelihoods

Digital Opportunity Trust

Presenters from Digital Opportunity Trust explore how digital tools are being adopted and adapted by youth to pursue a variety of economic activities and provides lessons learned from the adoption of these tools. The session draws upon the real-time experiences of two young women who are currently participating in the delivery of Digital Opportunity Trust programs in different regions.

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A Ganar Impact Evaluation

USAID, Partners of the America, Social Impact

At the 2014 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit under the Monitoring and Evaluation session "There's no I in IEs," Karen Towers, USAID Education Team Leader, presents findings from the mid-project impact evaluation of the A Ganar Program. The session highlighted the challenges that occur when implementing Randomized Control Trial impact evaluations.

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M&E Reinvented: Validate Results, Inform Practice, Improve Outcomes in Real Time

Urban Institute

At the 2014 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit under the Monitoring and Evaluation session "M&E Reinvented," Dr. Teresa Derrick-Mills, Senior Research Associate at the Urban Institute, presented the new M&E approach "Rapid Cycle Evaluation." Rapid Cycle Evaluation uses evaluation research methods to quickly determine whether an intervention is effective. It can be used to provide decision-makers with timely, actionable, and compelling evidence of what changes lead to improved outcomes.

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Using Mobile Data Capture for M&E in Malawi, Ethiopia, and Rwanda

John Snow, Inc. (JSI)

At the 2014 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit under the Monitoring & Evaluation session "Integrating Elecontronic Data Collection into M&E Practices," Megan Noel from John Snow, Inc. presents on the Supply Chains for Community Case Management and its experience in using two mobile data collection tools: Magpi and cStock. Magpi was used by the project to collect M&E data using smartphones while cStock was a routine logistics management information system designed by the project and used for M&E in Malawi.

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Money, Sex and Violence: Findings from a Girls Saving Program in East Africa

Population Council

What is the relationship between economic asset building and sexual exploitation? Do you know how your economic strenghtening programs are affecting girls' sexual and physical safety?

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Informal is the New Normal:Engaging Youth in Informal, Fragile Economies

Mercy Corps, International Rescue Committee, Plan International

This presentation focused on how engaging young women in conflict and post-conflict environments, as well as unpredictable economies, requires tailored and nuanced interventions. Each panelist shared transferable guidance on how young women can find safe and steady economic opportunities in these economies.

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Financial Education for Children & Youth

Aflatoun

Simon Bailey of Aflatoun presented a global systematic review and meta-analysis of financial education for  children in youth under the Financial Inclusion session: The Evidence is In- The Real Impact of Promoting Financial Capability at the 2014 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit. The presentation drew on knowledge of 21 randomized control trials of financial education for youth people and highlighted differences in impacts on young people's financial knowledge, attitudes and behaviors.

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Breaking Barriers to Youth Entrepreneurship through Financial Initiatives

Freedom from Hunger, MarketShare Associates, MEDA, Plan UK

This presentation, presented under the Financial Inclusion session: Breaking Barriers to Youth Entrepreneurship through Financial Initiatives, examined various approaches to encouraging youth entrepreneurship. The session at the 2014 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit allowed participants to explore how different financial inclusion approaches targeting youth can mitigate the constraints to youth entrepreneurship and contribute to the reduction of youth unemployment.

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