YouthActionNet®, the flagship of the International Youth Foundation’s citizenship programs, works to strengthen and expand the impact of youth-led social ventures around the globe. Over 13 years, it has created one of the world’s largest networks of young social entrepreneurs comprising more than 1200 young leaders in 90 countries. To identify and support the efforts of accomplished young change-makers, YouthActionNet® operates a global and local Fellowship programs. At the global level, 20 young founders/CEOs are selected annually as Laureate Global Fellows. Each benefits from advanced leadership training, coaching/mentoring, advocacy, funding, and networking opportunities. At the local level, YouthActionNet® maintains a network of national/regional youth leadership institutes that provide similar supports and services to emerging leaders, while developing the youth leadership sector in their respective countries.
YouthActionNet® receives generous support from the Sylvan/Laureate Foundation which sponsors the Laureate Global Fellows program and national programs through the Laureate International Universities Network.
For more information, please visit the YouthActionNet® website.