Social Innovation

The 2017 Laureate Global Fellows Prove Young Leaders as Potent Force for Change

Learn about 20 young social innovators pioneering solutions to urgent social and environmental challenges.

From Refugee to School Drop-Out to Social Entrepreneur in Jordan

Meet the young leader who's providing young refugees safe spaces for learning and connection.

Working Peer-to-Peer with Georgetown University for Social Innovation

Find out what Michelle in Zambia and Molly in D.C. have in common.

She’s Training Women & Youth to Build Climate Resilient Communities

As a Tibetan refugee in northern Nepal, Tsechu has witnessed firsthand the impact of changing weather patterns and rapid deglaciation on high altitude villages.

3 Lessons for Empowering Women

 Learn three practical pieces of advice from Madeleine Albright, Zainab Salbi, and Helene D. Gayle.

New Video Series Profiles Youth Taking the Lead on SDGs

YouthActionNet fellows prove that effective SDG solutions can be built from the bottom up.

Message to Baltimore Youth: “Make Your Voices Heard”

This is what bottom-up change looks like in its most embryonic form.

He’s a Computer Engineer from India Fighting Gender-Based Violence

Aditya and his team teach young people that gender issues are not only women’s issues—they affect everyone.

In Peru, Leading the Way Toward Sustainable Consumption

One YouthActionNet® fellow in Peru has mobilized her community to clean up their marine environment.

A Duo Advancing Youth Development in Jordan

Meet two staff members from our Jordan office whose standout performance won them Employee Excellence Awards.