Entrepreneurship

Laureate Education & International Youth Foundation Announce YouthActionNet® Program Commitment at The Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting

Laureate Education, in partnership with the International Youth Foundation (IYF), announced a Commitment to Action at today’s Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting. Through its commitment to the YouthActionNet® Program for Young Social Entrepreneurs, Laureate will fully support the...

IYF Releases 4th Edition of YOUth Magazine

Today’s 12-24-year olds represent the world’s most promising younger generation. In the years ahead, they will face daunting challenges and extraordinary opportunities. But what direction will their lives take? How can we best support them? Is time running out? These are among the prominent...

Addressing Guatemala’s Youth Education & Unemployment Crisis

A new regional alliance working to improve the lives and prospects of vulnerable youth across Central America and the Caribbean will be the centerpiece of  a high level meeting that includes the US Ambassador to Guatemala, top representatives from USAID, and leaders from the country’s public,...

Youth Leaders in Turkey to Benefit from Expansion of IYF’s YouthActionNet® Program

The BILGI Young Social Entrepreneurs Awards program was officially launched at a ceremony at the Modern Arts Museum on Bilgi University’s Santral Campus. Each year, the program will provide ten young leaders in Turkey with training, networking, and advocacy...

From Street Peddler to Small Business Owner: Adail’s Story

As a child who sold candy on the street in Medellin, Colombia, to support his family, Adail Cano Martin was an unlikely candidate...

New IYF Publication Highlights Strategies for Promoting Youth Entrepreneurship

How do you promote entrepreneurship among disadvantaged youth, especially in low-income communities where resources are few and youth are largely considered ‘unbankable?’ The answer to this question is the subject of ...