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A Young Entrepreneur from Zimbabwe Interviews US President Obama


Sitting before an audience of business and government leaders, including the Chairperson of the African Union Commission and heads of state from

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YouthActionNet® Fellow Honored as White House Champion of Change

Soon after graduating from college, Ana Moraga moved from her home in the United States to Guatemala City to help women sex workers recover their dignity and self-esteem through literacy and vocational training. Seven years later, this courageous women’s rights advocate and ...

White House Sponsors Dialogue with USAID Administrator

As part of the Obama Administration’s increased attention to youth policy, the White House sponsored a live on-line discussion this past week aimed at engaging young people in development issues. The conversation was led by USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah and moderated by White House Office of...

First Lady’s Message to South Africa’s Youth Resonates With Young Leaders in DC: Your Time is Now

I just watched First Lady Michelle Obama address the young people of South Africa from a church in Soweto, and found her message to them particularly insightful. She talked about...