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Sheila Kinkade

Storytelling Resources for Change Leaders

Sheila Kinkade | July 18, 2014
While few would question the value of powerful storytelling in today’s world, the art and craft of delivering memorable stories is something change leaders perfect over a lifetime. So what...

2014 Laureate Global Fellows

Sheila Kinkade | July 10, 2014
Meet the 2014 Laureate Global Fellows —20 young social entrepreneurs from 17 countries who have pioneered solutions to some of the world's toughest challenges. Learn more about their...

Earth Day Reflection: Making Every Person Part of the Solution

Sheila Kinkade | April 22, 2014
In the past, when hearty shoots of spring flowers sprouted outside my front door, I took comfort in the resilience of nature, welcoming this season of renewal. But this year was different. The latest...

Youth Leadership In The Arab World: Ten Winning Strategies

Sheila Kinkade | June 20, 2013
According to a recent survey , three-quarters of Arab youth say their best days lie ahead. What are some of the most innovative strategies that the region’s youth have for shaping their...

For The Love Of Nature

Sheila Kinkade | April 22, 2013
As environmental activists, among them dozens of YouthActionNet Fellows, acknowledge Earth Day 2013 and its focus on climate change, the question remains: how do you fundamentally transform human...

Taking A Stand For Women

Sheila Kinkade | March 8, 2013
In recognition of International Women’s Day, YouthActionNet honors the vision, perseverance, and courage of its Fellows who are working on the front lines to advance the rights and...

Roots Of Change

Sheila Kinkade | January 25, 2013
What compels a young person to become a social entrepreneur? Over the past 12 years, YouthActionNet has traced the social change journeys of hundreds of young leaders, ages 18-29, in 70-plus...