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Five Ways Youth Are Pushing for Progress on Gender Equity

Sheila Kinkade | March 6, 2018
In honor of International Women’s Day , we honor YouthActionNet Fellows who are breaking through gender barriers and advancing progress toward gender equity. These young women and men...

Rethinking Our Approach to Social Justice

Ashok Regmi | November 9, 2017
Reflecting on the past year, it’s easy to see a bleak picture of where we are when it comes to justice, equality, and bridging social divides. As Director of Social Innovation at the...

A Fellowship for Life

Lisa Jones | October 17, 2017
Miriam Reyes is the co-founder of Aprendices Visuales (Books for Visual Learners), a nonprofit organization that connects children with autism with tools to develop their full potential, as well as a...

Breaking Barriers, Building Bridges: Meet the 2017 Laureate Global Fellows

Lisa Jones | July 25, 2017
In an uncertain world, the 2017 Laureate Global Fellows have made one thing clear: we don't need to wait to make a difference. Boldly pursuing creative solutions and mobilizing peers to join them...

What Writing a Case Study on a Youth-led Venture Taught Me About Grassroots Change

Rushika Shekhar | May 16, 2017
When I first heard about the International Youth Foundation’s work to support and expand the impact of youth-led social ventures, I was excited to learn more about the successes and challenges...