Livelihoods

5 Ways Companies are Innovating for Impact in Youth Employment

The world’s young people won’t have the opportunity to reach their full potential without a concerted global effort.

Why Being Entrepreneurial Isn’t Just for Founders & CEOs

Why must we focus on lifelong learning?

In the Future of Work, 4 Changes

Learn highlights from "Four Ways Work will Change," from the Stanford Graduate School of Business blog.

World Bank Study Explores Mobility Across Generations

How can young people break free from generational cycles of poverty?

Explore the 2017 Global Youth Wellbeing Index Website

A new youth development resource, www.youthindex.org, makes data and analysis readily accessible.

Christian Science Monitor Features Rutas Initiative in Mexico

An IYF initiative in the country is reducing dropout rates and connecting young people to employment.

5 Ways to Advance Youth Economic Opportunities

The world urgently needs to invest in youth economic opportunities.

Advancing Youth-Inclusive Market Systems

Around the world, young people striving to earn an income and provide for themselves and their families face barriers to success that simply don’t exist for older generations.

Our Young World

Young people are showing us the many ways they can contribute to their communities: they can lead, solve problems, make better lives for their families. But too many young people lack the opportunities, resources, role models, and basic chances they deserve. Watch an animation created in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation.

New Website Highlights Promising Global Approaches for Youth Reconnection

What can youth-development practitioners, policymakers, and funders in the United States learn from global approaches to addressing youth disconnection?