Pedro Crespo Flandoli, an Ecuadorian YLAI Fellow from 2017, recently attended the Open Government Partnership meeting in Argentina. We asked him to share some of his thoughts on transparency, good governance, and the importance of the access to information.
Pedro Crespo Flandoli, de Ecuador y becario de YLAI desde 2017, asistió recientemente a la reunión de la Asociación de Gobierno Abierto (en inglés) en Argentina.
Angel Rich has created a smartphone app, Credit Stacker, that helps women teach themselves to become more financially savvy. And it has hit a nerve in Latin America, where women are using it to become more independent.
A lot of people claim their business is the next Apple, but Angel Rich is one of few businesswomen whom Forbes magazine has called the “next Steve Jobs.” Soon, she says, you’ll be calling her the 17th black woman in history to raise $1 million in venture capital. She’s also a Washington, D.C., native, the daughter of small business owners, and the first college graduate in her family. Whatever you call her, Angel Rich answers to no one but her own ambition.
A good pitch can take you far in business, and for a few YLAI Professional Fellows it will take them all the way to India. Aarón Bendfeldt, Frank Solorzano and Maira Peres received capital investment in their companies and invitations to the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad, India, after winning first, second and third place, … Read More »
¿Has vivido alguna vez una situación en el trabajo o en la escuela en la que te pareció que algo no estaba bien? ¿Sabes si existen hechos de corrupción en tu comunidad, pero no sabes cómo enfrentar la situación?
Have you ever faced a situation at work or school that didn’t feel right? Do you know that there is corruption in your community, but are not sure how to address it?
The YLAI Professional Fellowship Program will bring 250 business and social entrepreneurs from Latin America and the Caribbean to the United States in October 2017, to collaborate with their counterparts in businesses and civil society organizations in 24 cities across the United States.