Today’s young social entrepreneurs are a powerful – and growing – force for positive change in the world; yet they often need networks, skills, and resources to maximize their contributions. We believe that young social entrepreneurs have four major needs: 1) skills and knowledge to implement sustainable projects, 2) supportive networks and professional mentors, 3) opportunities for peer learning, and 4) funding.
To meet these needs, YouthActionNet® supports youth leadership development through its global and national Fellowship programs throughout the world.
Global Fellowship – YouthActionNet®’s Global Fellowship Program targets exceptional young social entrepreneurs anywhere in the world who have developed innovative approaches to addressing issues of international relevance. Learn more!
Global Fellow Testimonials
"The workshop was different and more valuable than others in the sense that it truly invested in each of us as individuals. No other workshop gives such tailored attention. It offered a rare opportunity for us to reflect on ourselves personally and professionally."
“This was the first retreat for me that brought together young social entrepreneurs
“It was touching, amazing and life changing.”
“Other programs focus on 'hard skills'… while the YouthActionNet retreat balanced skills training with self-reflection.”
“This retreat is one of the few venues that young social entrepreneurs