I’m Andre Pitts, a 26-year-old Belizean. As a developing nation, Belize has its fair share of challenges: an unstable economy, high crime rate, and high unemployment as well as underemployment. One of the biggest challenges is the inability of parents to pay for their children’s education and associated expenses. In the village that I live … Read More »
Professor Michael Goldberg discussed the “entrepreneurial mindset” in a Facebook Live chat with young leaders and entrepreneurs from across Latin America & the Caribbean and Sub-Saharan Africa, sharing advice on how to launch and grow their businesses and create change in their communities.
The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State and its implementing partner, Meridian International Center, are proud to announce the finalists for the 2018 Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program.
As an entrepreneur, you may have made a few mistakes in getting started. We all do. But you learned.
We asked YLAI Network entrepreneurs what advice they wish they had when they got started, so we can learn together.
Women investors are leading the charge in increasing access to capital, resources, and networks for women entrepreneurs.
Hilary Binder-Aviles shares how to navigate step by step the questions they should consider when giving back and helping communities and shifted the perspective to focus on making a difference through stakeholder engagement and listening to what people need in their communities.
La “responsabilidad social” puede añadirse a la creciente lista de expresiones de moda que líderes comunitarios y emprendedores utilizan para mejorar su reputación.
“Social responsibility” can be added to the growing list of buzzwords that community leaders and entrepreneurs employ to enhance their reputation — but recently a leading American NGO expert challenged YLAI Network members to deploy self-awareness in their approach to bringing forth positive social change.
In today’s world, there are many demands on young people’s time: jobs, classes, and family commitments, to name a few … But eating healthy foods and staying physically active are essential to leading a fulfilling life and building a healthy community.
Brian Savitzky started his social enterprise, ítaca Perú, with the idea of creating a better society by educating a generation of leaders right in his hometown of Piura, Peru.