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2015 Laureate Global Fellows

Lisa Jones | July 22, 2015
Meet the 2015 Laureate Global Fellows —20 change makers under 30 years of age who have developed innovative solutions to pressing global challenges. In 2014 alone, initiatives founded by the...

The Youth-led Agriculture Renaissance

Lisa Jones | June 18, 2015
For the first time in history, more than half of the world’s population lives in cities. The demographic fueling urbanization the most is youth, who are 40% more likely than older generations...

New Funds Help Grow Community Garden Project in Mexico

Lisa Jones | June 12, 2015
Nearly 50 YouthActionNet alumni from across Mexico recently competed for special funding to strengthen their ventures, thanks to a generous donation from Mexican businessman José Ortega. The winning...

Communications Experts Help Youth-led Ventures in Peru Build their Brands

Lisa Jones | June 8, 2015
Social entrepreneurs are known for developing creative, agile solutions to everyday challenges. They excel at accomplishing great impact with few resources—and their potential to grow and...

Designing and Evaluating for Change

Sierra Frischknecht | April 24, 2015
Many organizations claim to “make a difference” in the world. And many do—by providing supplies to those in crisis, making healthcare more accessible, expanding education...