The 2013 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference program is now available for you to review. The 2013 event will contain two Spotlights: "Opportunities for Rural Youth"focuses on how to support youth in rural areas. "Power of Technology" showcases how to utilize technology in your programming. The conference will take place September 10-12, 2013 in Washington, DC. Click here to view the interactive program. The 2013 “State of the Field” Publication is also available online. Click here to access the latest publication.
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Sep 10, 2013 (All day) to Sep 12, 2013 (All day)
The annual Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference is the premier learning event for practitioners, policy-makers, funders, private sector companies, technical assistance providers, researchers, educators, government representatives, and youth leaders working to increase economic opportunities for young people.
In this presentation, Mr. Nourse will discuss the findings from the publication “2012 State of the Field in Youth Economic
Opportunities” and annual Youth Summit. Discuss the role of financial services within this broader goal of economic opportunities.
Winrock International Putting Ideas to Work was presented under the Youth Enterprise Development Track at the 2012 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference. Winrock International shares their successful experiences tied to youth enterprise development, education, and employment using growth oriented value chains in the agriculture sector.
After valuable trial and error, Ashoka has learned the winning formula for creating a digital strategy aimed at working with young entrepreneurs and facilitators that assist youth with launching with new projects and/or ventures. This overview of Ashoka was presented at a Lunch Session at the 2012 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference.
Watch Shari Berenbach's presentation during the 2012 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference Plenary: How Can You Partner with Funders? Director of USAID's Microenterprise and Private Enterprise Promotion Office, Berenbach outlines the policy framework for youth in development and encourages implementers to be sensitive to different country contexts when designing interventions.
USAID and Youth Economic Opportunities was presented under the Plenary Panel: How Can You Partner with Funder at the 2012 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference. USAID discusses their funding priorities, how you can partner with them, and the challenges they are addressing with their funding approaches.
Working with The MasterCard Foundation was presented under the Plenary Panel: How Can You Partner with Funder at the 2012 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference. The MasterCard Foundation discusses their funding priorities, how you can partner with them, and the challenges they are addressing with their funding approaches.