Livelihoods

Why You Don't Need Consensus to Value Youth Voices

People like to make generalizations about youth, and, in 2018, those declarations often pertain to the ways they use the internet and technology. What's true, and what's just a stereotype?

4 Reasons to See the Promise of a Career in Logistics

Today more than ever, the field of logistics needs skilled workers and offers ample career opportunities, especially for young people.

How to Rethink 5 Misconceptions about Youth Engagement

Although there's been a global shift towards a positive youth development approach, the world still has a lot to learn.

Youth Engagement Matters for the Infrastructure & Natural Resource Industries

Youth skills, drive, optimism, and desire for change are exactly the infusion of talent and innovation that can power these industries forward.

How Life Skills Contribute to Women's Success in STEM

A recent article on the Harvard Business Review website underscores the ways these skills complement technical training and expertise.

4 Priorities for Working with Syrian Refugee Youth in Turkey

Young NGO workers in Turkey share their insights for working with Syrian youth refugees. 

4 Considerations for The Future of Work

Learn about a new report from the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), The Work Ahead: Machines, Skills & American Leadership in the Twenty-First Century.

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?

Preparing Youth in Zimbabwe for Economic Opportunities

What you see here, and indeed most of urban and peri-urban Zimbabwe, is the informal economy at work.

Zimbabwe:Works

In partnership with DFID, USAID, and the Embassy of Sweden, the Zimbabwe:Works initiative reached nearly 29,000 youth with entrepreneurship, work readiness, and life skills training. Of that group, 61 percent were women.