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The Transformative Power of Networks

Lisa Jones | November 21, 2014
“We’re learning things that can’t be learned anywhere else.” “I’m asking the hard questions…redefining who I am.” “The world feels like a less...

2014 Laureate Global Fellowship Events

Lisa Jones | October 8, 2014
Qasim is working in Pakistan to encourage history students to examine their textbooks more closely--to understand the other side of every story and to question their assumptions. Yaseen creates open-...

Social Entrepreneurs are Creating Greater Value(s) and Will Dominate the Future’s Success Stories

Oliver Guinness | July 16, 2014
Twenty years ago approximately 95 percent of stock market capitalization was comprised of traditional assets. Today such assets represent less than 30 percent of total market cap. This is because the...

2014 Laureate Global Fellows

Sheila Kinkade | July 10, 2014
Meet the 2014 Laureate Global Fellows —20 young social entrepreneurs from 17 countries who have pioneered solutions to some of the world's toughest challenges. Learn more about their...

Designing 21st Century Higher Education

Miriam Reyes Oliva | July 7, 2014
With my first social impact venture, Aprendices Visuales , it took me one year to finally decide to take action on my idea, three years to make it sustainable, and two more years to discover that my...

University Connect at Georgetown

Anne Johnson | June 12, 2014
Sitting in front of my computer in early January, I was stumped. Paging through information on young social entrepreneurs who had applied to collaborate with my classmates and I at Georgetown through...

Social Entrepreneurship Takes Center Stage in Costa Rica

Lourdes Brizuela | June 10, 2014
On May 24, the Universidad Latina auditorium overflowed with the energy of more than 250 students, young social entrepreneurs, faculty, and socially-conscious business leaders who convened for the 3...

Celebrating Youth-led Innovation in Mexico

Lisa Jones | March 12, 2014
At a recent awards ceremony in Mexico City, ten new Fellows from YouthActionNet's Premio UVM por el Desarrollo Social (UVM Prize for Social Innovation) were honored alongside three inaugural...

Davos Reflection: The Time is Now to Engage Employees as Youth Mentors

Arundhuti Gupta | February 6, 2014
I was incredibly frazzled on my ride to the airport in Bangalore to catch a plane to Davos, Switzerland where I would be one of 50 Global Shapers to participate in the World Economic Forum . It felt...

Clinton Global Initiative is Committed to Action: So Are We

Dina Buchbinder Auron | December 18, 2013
Last week, the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro hosted a world-class event: the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Latin America , and I was pleased to be part of it. The Rio meeting was the first of...