Reflections from Emilie Aries: As a passionate and hard working young entrepreneur, it is easy to become overwhelmed by all of the task you want to achieve. Between daily operations and strategic planning in our businesses, we all risk burnout at every turn.
My advice to young entrepreneurs: Believe in yourself. Believe in your dreams. Be resilient. The world needs entrepreneurs and changemakers like you.
I’m originally from Haiti and I have been a journalist for seven years. In my field, I am often faced with a natural disaster … Driven by the urgency to get the story out, we need a lot of reassurance from the community.
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.
Advice for entrepreneurs from 2017 YLAI Fellow and restauranteur Rebeca Levia from El Salvador.
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!
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.
Imagine you step into an elevator, and someone you admire professionally is standing inside. … you only have 30 seconds to impress your abilities upon this influential person. Are you able to articulate your strengths and accomplishments in that time?
Anyone can think about serving their community, but putting service ideas into action is when real change happens. Jeff Franco of City Year Washington, DC joined us at the U.S. State Department to discuss his views and offer advice on community action through a Facebook Live video chat.
#YLAIEmpowers women is a special YLAI Network effort focusing on ways to support women as leaders. Learn how you can get involved at ylai.state.gov/women. How do you define an advocate for women’s empowerment? What qualities make someone a champion for women’s leadership? 2016 YLAI Fellow Adriane Fernandes of Brazil took a few minutes to provide her … Read More »