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Since its launch in 2015, the U.S. Department of State’s Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Fellowship Program empowers emerging entrepreneurs from the Western Hemisphere to enable the full economic potential of the region’s citizens. YLAI promotes U.S. business models, increases trade, encourages job creation, and builds lasting and sustainable networks of young entrepreneurs and business and social leaders across Latin America, the Caribbean, Canada, and the United States.

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    The YLAI Network provides you email updates and opportunities to collaborate with young leaders across the Americas.

    La Red YLAI te brinda actualizaciones por correo electrónico y oportunidades para colaborar con líderes jóvenes de todo el continente americano.


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