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Dancing Across Borders: Mayibuye's Journey to Global Impact

Lisa Jones | 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

Lisa Jones | 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

Lisa Jones | 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...

Prototyping With UNICEF: Intrapreneurial Investments And Resource Mobilization

Joseph Agoada | July 10, 2013
In a large organization, moving past pilot successes can be just as challenging as starting up innovative new ones. Recently, a community based, youth-led digital mapping initiative facilitated by...

Making Qualitative Data Count

Lisa Jones | May 3, 2013
Qualitative data. Many organizations have it, but don’t know what to do with it. From one line quotes to multi-page surveys, qualitative data can speak volumes about an organization’s...

Top 5 Business Plan Myths

Lisa Jones | April 11, 2013
Many social entrepreneurs have preconceived notions about business plans that they use to justify not having one. During our annual fellowship retreat, we sometimes hear young leaders echo similar...

Apps Every Entrepreneur Needs

Lisa Jones | March 28, 2013
It can be difficult to keep up with all of the app options that help leaders track progress, manage details, and access information remotely. Sometimes you might feel like you need an app to manage...

6 Fellowships That You Haven't Missed The Deadline For

Lisa Jones | March 21, 2013
The deadline to apply for the Laureate Global Fellowship, YouthActionNet’s global program for young social entrepreneurs, recently passed. While we are busy watching application videos that...

Strategies For Scale: A Success Story

Lisa Jones | March 7, 2013
Did you know that YouthActionNet now offers webinars in Spanish? The series kicked off this week with a webinar on successful scaling strategies from Dina Buchbinder Auron, founder of Deport-es para...

Three Key Roles Of NGO Board Members

Afif Tabsh | February 6, 2013
I’ve been involved with NGOs for years, yet I’m constantly surprised with the vast differences in how people perceive board members and how board members themselves perceive their role...