Employment Education

When a College Degree Alone Doesn’t Guarantee a Bright Future

Zimbabwe:Works is preparing young people to seize opportunities and succeed in self-employment and formal work.

Expanding Youth Economic Opportunity in Zimbabwe

In Zimbabwe, young people can't rely solely academic qualifications. Country-wide economic hardships have forced many youth to be innovative and venture into the informal economy, or rely on luck to earn an income. Watch how Nicolai and Rudo used the resources of the Zimbabwe:Works initiative to create success.

From Egypt, A Real Example of the Power of Capacity Strengthening

We hadn’t been in touch for two years when I received Dalia's email.

My Hands-On Experience in a NEO Internship in the Dominican Republic

I am 19 years old and one of 26,000 youth participants in the NEO Dominican Republic alliance.

Gaining 21st Century Work Skills in Kazakhstan

One young volunteer shares STEM with fellow youth.

Trainers Return for Baltimore Summer Skill-Builders

Learn what it takes to be a successful Baltimore Summer Skill-Builders supervisor and Passport to Success trainer.

The Future of Youth Education in Post-Conflict Colombia

Sergio Fajardo Valderrama, former Mayor of Medellín, discusses the challenges and opportunities surrounding youth development in Colombia. 

How Sports Are Linked to Critical Work Readiness Skills

Skills development can and should also take place outside of the classroom.

How 3 Companies are Closing the Skills Gap for Youth in the U.S.

What are Best Buy and two other leading companies doing to improve employment opportunities for U.S. youth?

New Opportunities for Young Entrepreneurs in Zimbabwe

Through Zimbabwe:Works, Christine learned critical life skills and practical work training, and had the opportunity to get a loan to expand her business. Watch how this initiative is creating new opportunities for youth in Zimbabwe.