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Build Your Business: Webinar Recap
| 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
| 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
| 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
| 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
| 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
| 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
| 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
| 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...
Crowdfunding Tips From Successful Social Impact Campaigns
| January 30, 2013
From Kickstarter and IndieGoGo to Razoo and StartSomeGood , it's been almost impossible to miss the rise of crowdfunding over the past few years. With so many success stories it can be tempting...
6 Can’t-Miss Conferences For Techie Changemakers
| January 23, 2013
With a new year upon us, many young leaders are making resolutions to surpass achievements made in 2012. Raise more funds. Reach more volunteers. Re-organize. It’s no secret that technology is...