We hope you’ll be as inspired as we are by YLAI Network member Jodi B.’s initiative and commitment to empowering and uplifting those around her and the people in her community! When she saw the YLAI Network’s online courses, YLAI Network member Jodi B. immediately thought of her coworkers. Jodi has been a part of … Read More »
An old cow pasture near Georgetown, Guyana has been given a new life. What used to be an unused piece of land is now home to the Non-Pariel Greenhouse Club. YLAI Network member Romel Putulall started the group in 2016 as a way to engage other local youth and find a way to recycle some … Read More »
“You got to figure out how to deal with failure … You make mistakes and the most important thing, just like in sports, is that you learn from the mistake.”
“I quit my job with the intention of creating something that makes me proud.”
I believe good news has a power to change minds to do something to make the world better. Only knowing problems exist is not enough. We need to know the way to cause positive impact, and I know many people in Latin America who are doing it!
Por: Ester Athanásio Em vez de fake news, nós podemos promover boas notícias. Não apenas verdadeiras, mas boas. Por muito tempo, pessoas de diferentes partes do mundo têm se sentido cansadas de más notícias. Elas estão pessimistas sobre o futuro, sobre o mundo e sobre suas comunidades. Elas nem querem assistir televisão ou ler jornais … Read More »
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.
Dr. Michael E. Goldberg’s book Beyond Silicon Valley shares the stories of 20 inspiring entrepreneurs from communities around the world who are creating change in their neighborhoods and their societies, building a brighter future for themselves and the future generations that will follow.
Entrepreneurship is a contact sport. I’ve weathered plenty of ups and downs, lost key customers, survived production disasters, endured the rising cost of goods, and watched the market flood with competition—and that was just in my first six years!