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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...
New Funds Help Grow Community Garden Project in Mexico
| June 12, 2015
Nearly 50 YouthActionNet alumni from across Mexico recently competed for special funding to strengthen their ventures, thanks to a generous donation from Mexican businessman José Ortega. The winning...
Communications Experts Help Youth-led Ventures in Peru Build their Brands
| June 8, 2015
Social entrepreneurs are known for developing creative, agile solutions to everyday challenges. They excel at accomplishing great impact with few resources—and their potential to grow and...
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...
The Malaria Challenge: Fighting to Save Lives from a Preventable Disease
| April 23, 2015
April 25 th is World Malaria Day. Now in the 8 th year of marking this day, we face an opportunity to evaluate our progress in fighting malaria, celebrate gains made, and hopefully reenergize our...
Young African Leaders Shaping the Continent
Sheila Kinkade and Jessica Elisberg
| April 21, 2015
Tweet: Youth Shaping Africa's Future: New #data reveal who these #SocEnt leaders are & their strategies for driving change. http://bit.ly/1E7 With 70 percent of its population under the age...
Women Using #STEM for Change
| April 8, 2015
On March 8 th , more than 1,000 global events took place in celebration of International Women’s Day. This year’s theme, #makeithappen , was a call to action for recognizing and advancing...
The Persistent Problem of Child Marriage in Bangladesh
Mowmita Basak Mow with Kaustubh Adhikari
| March 6, 2015
2014 Laureate Global Fellow Mowmita Basak Mow is co-founder of the CLAP Foundation , which promotes leadership development in Bangladesh through engaging volunteers in addressing pressing social...