Leadership

A Future Youth Want: 2017 IYF Annual Report

For 28 years, IYF has drawn inspiration from the youth we serve and benefitted from their insight as we’ve worked to connect them with the skills, opportunities, and support they need to thrive.

What Foster Youth Need: Radical Human Connection

For two former foster youth who traveled from America’s heartland to Latin America’s third largest city, the trip revealed just how much they share in common with their distant peers.

How a Global Learning Exchange Translates to Local Action in New Orleans

Two interpreters who joined a cross-border exchange left more deeply affected than either expected.

5 Ways to Support Arab Youth as Social Entrepreneurs

The stories of BADIR Fellows form part of a much larger narrative of entrepreneurial youth creating positive social impact across the region.

In Nigeria, Investing in Local Businesses Benefits the Community

Read one young leader's reflections on entrepreneurship, investing in local businesses, and the power of youth voice.

Youth are Leading the Way

The articulate, passionate, and fed up young women and men who organized and participated in the D.C. march and the hundreds of other marches across the country illustrate the capacity of young people to affect change, steer solutions, and create the futures they desire and deserve.

New IYF Board Member Umran Beba on Inclusion in the Workplace

Meet IYF's newest board member, a lifelong advocate for gender parity and inclusion. 

Youth Perspective Elevated in New Ebook

Around the world, young people are already shaping the future they desire and deserve. 

Celebrating 20 Entrepreneurs of Justice

They flew to Madrid, Spain, from 18 countries to learn new skills, build community, and celebrate their social innovations. What IYF’s 2017 Laureate Global Fellows...

To Solve Hunger, Start with Ending Food Waste

This 26-year-old has pioneered a low-cost, scalable solution to urban food waste that’s rapidly catching on.