Entrepreneurship

US Department of State Hosts Launch of Youth Livelihood Alliance

Top government and corporate leaders came together at the US Department of State to announce the formation of a multi-stakeholder initiative to catalyze action around effectively addressing the global youth unemployment crisis. The Youth Livelihoods Alliance: Creating Economic Opportunities for...

IYF Develops Lessons on Entrepreneurship

As part of its commitment to promote and strengthen critical life skills education worldwide, the International Youth Foundation (IYF) is pleased to announce it has developed a new entrepreneurship component for its signature life skills curriculum, Passport to Success® (PTS). This new skills...

MasterCard & IYF Launch Young Entrepreneurs Initiative in India

oday, the International Youth Foundation (IYF), together with MasterCard Worldwide and the Community Collective Society for Integrated Development (CCFID), launched...

One Million Youth in Latin America & the Caribbean to Benefit from Novel Job Training Alliance

A path-breaking alliance between major corporations and the public sector will expand effective job training and placement models, reaching one million youth in Latin America and the Caribbean over the next decade.

Today, the International Youth Foundation (IYF) and the Multilateral...

Secretary Clinton's Welcome Focus on Global Youth

This opinion piece originally appeared in the Baltimore Sun.

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton recently delivered a speech in Tunisia ...

Building Your Own Business? A New Curriculum Helps Young People Find Success

Micro and small businesses are enormously important, serving as engines of economic growth in communities across the globe. In developing African countries in particular, small start ups, when successful, can play a positive role in the day-to-day survival of those living at the bottom of the...

Financial Times Report Explores What's Driving Today's Youth Social Movements

The International Youth Foundation (IYF) is pleased to announce the publication of a four-page supplement in the January 27 2012 edition of the Financial Times that spotlights the growing role of young...

Program Strengthens Capacity of Youth-Serving Institutions

The Youth Entrepreneurship Development program is implemented by the International Youth Foundation (IYF) in partnership with the US Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission to...

Finalists of the King Abdullah II Award for Youth Innovation & Achievement Gain New Leadership Skills

Through its partnership with the King Abdullah II Fund for Development, the International Youth Foundation (IYF) helped lead a three-day capacity and skills building program for the second cycle of finalists of the King Abdullah...

The Caterpillar Foundation and IYF Launch Entrepreneurship Initiative:

A new partnership between Caterpillar and the International Youth Foundation (IYF) will seek to address rising unemployment and underemployment among at-risk youth in India and Indonesia through a focus on entrepreneurship. The initiative, using an integrated approach to enhance and promote...