An Initiative of the International Youth Foundation an initiative of the international youth foundation


The passion and dynamism of YouthActionNet Fellows come to life through video. Learn about youth-led social innovations through our Fellow Talks and Change Series of inspiring interviews. Explore the challenges young leaders face in our Leadership Lessons videos. Watch our Webinars for insights and advice on collaborating with business, succession planning, and more. And finally, check out our Program videos to learn more about our network of leadership institutes around the world.

Fellow Talks

In these 'live' presentations, young social entrepreneurs share their motivations, strategies, and social change visions. They are among over 1500 leaders under 30 to receive training and support  through YouthActionNet and its local institutes in 23 locations around the world. This support is made possible through our signature partnership with Laureate International Universities.

Dissa Ahdanisa, Indonesia

Dissa founded Fingertalk Enterprise to end the stigma against the Deaf in Indonesia and reduce unemployment rates among Deaf youth. Fingertalk’s social enterprise model employs 30 Deaf individuals at various small businesses, including a Deaf café where all people can connect regardless of hearing ability.