Life Skills

The Value of Life Skills for Businesses & Youth Employment

Can you think of an employer or industry that would want to hire someone who doesn’t work well in teams, isn’t responsible, and can’t creatively problem-solve?

An Energetic New Orleans & Brazil Exchange

Can bio-centric movement improve communication, build community, and reinforce self-esteem?

The Gates Foundation & Gender Equality

How do we actually change the mindsets of both women and men to open choice, strengthen voice, and transform power relations?

How Youth are Exceeding Employer Expectations in Indonesia

Find out why Philips decided to hire 30 graduates from one IYF initiative in the country.

Why Creativity Matters as a Life Skill

Creativity is putting the pieces together to get a better outcome.

How our Partnership with Hilton Spurred Innovation & Scale in Life Skills Programming

After almost seven years, IYF’s partnership with Hilton has evolved into an innovation lab for life skills product development and delivery.

Life Skills Build Capacity in Trainers & Students Alike

Meet two life skills trainers in Palestine who learn alongside their students. 

4 Indirect Impacts of Life Skills Training in Kazakhstan

As the person who oversees Zangar’s life skills component, I know that there are important and interesting results that extend beyond success in our intended outcomes.

Chinese Youth & Adults Grow Together Through Life Skills Training

Rain connects deeply with the youth he teaches because his story is similar to their stories.

New S4YE Report Highlights Innovative Youth Employment Projects

Learn three takeaways from this new publication.