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Can Youth Kick Gender Inequality in PNG?
| March 7, 2017
This blog post is part of a series that explores the role of YouthActionNet fellows in advancing the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). For 27-year-old Jacqui Joseph , life in Papua New...
Nicole Sterling, YouthActionNet Intern, Studies Role of Youth in Empowering Trans Communities Worldwide
| February 16, 2017
Towson University student Nicole Sterling with mentor, YouthActionNet alumnus and Towson University Anthropology Professor Harjant Gill As a YouthActionNet intern with an interest in LGBTQ rights, I...
30 of Spain’s Brightest Young Changemakers Prioritize Connection Amid Fast-Paced Lives
| January 10, 2017
Between overseeing day-to-day operations, leading teams, and planning for the future, social entrepreneurs have demanding schedules and manage their time judiciously. That’s why it’s...
Championing Literacy and Dreaming Big in Peru
| September 8, 2016
For Teresa Boullón , creating libraries in Peruvian schools isn’t just about giving children opportunities to read; it’s about encouraging them to dream big about their lives and...
5 Young Leaders Who Made Me a Believer in the SDGs
| August 11, 2016
How do you feel when you read through the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals? When I see them, I must admit—it’s overwhelming. They certainly paint a portrait of the equitable, ethical,...
| January 15, 2016
“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, what are you doing for others?” – Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In honor of Martin Luther King Day , YouthActionNet...
From Foster Care Statistic to Champion of Systems Change: Luke Rodgers' Journey
| November 9, 2015
In a new video, watch Luke Rodgers bring his audience from bated breath to inspired ovation as he shares his story of growing up in the United Kingdom's foster care system and his vision for...
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
| 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
| 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...