Life Skills

The Virtues of Going Virtual : How IYF Palestine is Reimagining Teacher Training

Learn how teacher training has gone virtual in response to COVID-19.

How an IYF Program Team in Mexico Learned and Innovated to Serve High School Students During COVID-19

Learn how an IYF program team innovated in response to the unprecedented challenges of COVID-19. 

Want to Make an Impact? Support These Community-Based Organizations That Serve Black Youth

Meet our amazing community-based partners who support Black youth—not only in times of crisis, but always.

COVID Check-In: Youth Opportunity Ambassadors Share Their Perspectives During the Pandemic

Meet eight young people from Chicago and Washington, D.C. who share their experiences of life during COVID-19.

Self-Discovery and Skill Development for Success in Life and Work

Meet one of our amazing community-based partners who are equipping young people to succeed in school, work, and life. 

4 Recommendations to Move the Needle On Women's Economic Empowerment

What can development organizations do to advance women's economic empowerment?

2 Ways Life Skills Training Meets Global Workforce Needs

Learn more about the 2020 Global Talent Trends report and how life skills respond to the needs expressed in the findings.

1 Million Young Women Will Learn Life Skills, For Free, with Passport to Success® Traveler

Passport to Success® Traveler is a free, game-based digital training course responds to a global need for young people to learn life skills such as self-confidence, responsibility, and problem-solving.

Students in Nashville Thrive When They Build These Skills

In mid-September, Bethany Cole, a poised and confident 18-year-old, shared her goal of becoming an immunologist with a rapt audience of over 11,000 Rodan + Fields consultants.

Trash Talk Won't Create Positive Change in Baltimore, It Will Require Leading by Example

During summer vacation, many of Baltimore City's young residents find employment through Baltimore Summer Skill-Builders (BSSB), a branch of the city's YouthWorks (YW) initiative that couples project-based...