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5 Ways to Help African Students Pursue their Passion

Sara Idohou | September 2, 2015
“Everyone can rise above their circumstances and achieve success if they are dedicated to and passionate about what they do.” – Nelson Mandela Passion is the excitement we feel in...

Kenyan Fellows Meet Up!

Peggy Mativo | August 17, 2015
What happens when you gather five YouthActionNet Fellows in Kenya in a room together for the first time? I recently had the chance to find out in a meeting with Fredrick Ouko (2009), George Gachara (...

A New Approach to Learning in the Social Sector

Lisa Jones and Nick Martin | August 3, 2015
Here at YouthActionNet, when we think about young people harnessing the power of technology for social impact, Nick Martin comes to mind as one of our many fellows using tech as a changemaking tool...

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 these...

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...