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Building LGBTQ Inclusive Workplaces
| September 26, 2016
I am Nicole Sterling, a Point Foundation scholar currently studying public relations, advertising, and marketing at Towson University in Maryland. I’ve done work in the LGBTQ (lesbian, gay,...
When Your Case is the One Being Studied
| May 25, 2016
It is only when we think about where we began that we discover the magnitude of what we have achieved. Yet, we are often so preoccupied with future outcomes that it’s difficult to live in the...
Designing and Evaluating for Change
| 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...
Students Gain Experience as Consultants for Youth-Led Social Ventures
| April 24, 2015
Taufan Putra is a YouthActionNet alumni and founder of Amartha Microfinance —an organization that improves the lives of low-income rural women and families in Indonesia through small business...
Social Design Webinar Series
| August 27, 2014
Can designers make a difference? Increasingly, designers are taking prominent roles in the creation of initiatives for solving social issues. In a recent two-part YouthActionNet webinar series ,...
Storytelling Resources for Change Leaders
| 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...
Impact Investing Advice from a Social Entrepreneur who's Been There
| June 9, 2014
2013 Laureate Global Fellow Alejandro Maza Ayala recently shared his insider advice about the world of impact investing through YouthActionNet's "Living Leadership" webinar series . As...
Dancing Across Borders: Mayibuye's Journey to Global Impact
| March 13, 2014
2013 Laureate Global Fellow Kumari Middleton recently led a YouthActionNet webinar entitled "Dancing Across Borders: Mayibuye's Journey to Global Impact." Kumari's presentation...
Free Webinar: Mayibuye's Journey to Global Impact
| February 20, 2014
With support from the Sylvan/Laureate Foundation and the American Express Foundation , YouthActionNet offers free webinars as part of the Living Leadership Series designed to equip high-potential...
Build Your Business: Webinar Recap
| October 28, 2013
In the latest edition of the YouthActionNet webinar series, Burgundie Fulton of the International Youth Foundation (IYF) provided an overview of Build Your Business (BYB), an entrepreneurship...