Livelihoods

3 Lessons for Increasing & Sustaining Women’s Participation in Vocational Training

Despite a higher earning and promotion potential in industrial sectors, women aren't accessing these jobs. How do we get more women enrolled?

Making Jobs Work for Young Saudi Women

While Saudi women make up only 13 percent of the nation’s workforce, their numbers are growing.

The Imperative of 'A Generation at Stake'

Hilton Worldwide President and CEO Christopher J. Nassetta examines the need to align skills training to market need, ensure greater investment in youth economic opportunities, and see expanded cross-sector collaboration.

The World Needs More Investments in Youth Economic Opportunity

We need more data about investments in youth economic opportunity and a better understanding of its value.

Young People Tell Us How They Are Fighting Poverty & Driving Sustainability

On International Youth Day, the world's young people share their ideas and solutions for pressing global challenges.

What Wasn’t Said at the White House Global Development Summit

While I join the administration and Summit participants in applauding all that has been accomplished in the last seven and a half years, I believe the event was missing discussions of two key realities.

How We're Making a New Connection to Baltimore Youth

The energy was palpable from the minute I stepped into a classroom at Booker T. Washington Middle School for the Arts in Baltimore’s Madison Park neighborhood.

How to Prepare an Emerging Generation for a New World of Work

A billion young people will enter the job market over the next decade, as the world continues to witness rapid technological change. How do we engage youth and equip them with future-proof skills?

6 Reasons to Invest in Youth Skills

Youth unemployment affects everyone, everywhere. In the end, skills development benefits us all.

Youth Think Tank: By Youth, for Youth

The MasterCard Foundation's Youth Think Tank engages young researchers to better understand the challenges their peers face in skills training, securing employment, starting and growing businesses, and transitioning into the labor market.