For Rafael Lopez, launching a fashion line in Honduras started with a desire to help traditional artists get their designs to market and reach new customers along the way.
As a 2018 YLAI Fellow, Johanan Dujon, the founder of Algas Organics — the Caribbean’s first indigenous agriculture biotech company — stepped into the spotlight as the winner of the YLAI Fellows Pitch Competition. Months after the competition, we caught up with the 25-year-old St. Lucian entrepreneur. We talk about what it takes to create … Read More »
Original article by Natalie Pond, World Affairs Council in Seattle, WA. What do Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Zynga have in common? At first glance, they’re all corporate tech giants: organizations that have entirely revolutionized their sector through innovation. These are household names, companies whose products have such reach that their brand identities are embedded in … Read More »
In October 2018, we asked the 2018 YLAI Fellows for advice on what they believe being a leader means. Here are some of their responses. Being a leader means… 1. Inspiring others! CBS How we present ourselves, speaks to our ability to inspire others. Steve Jobs was arguably one of the best presenters to ever … Read More »
As an entrepreneur, you can create a successful business by identifying an often overlooked niche market and transforming it into an affordable service…
My advice to young entrepreneurs: Believe in yourself. Believe in your dreams. Be resilient. The world needs entrepreneurs and changemakers like you.
For those who write, we must take into account who we are writing for, and if we have to condense the news even more, do it without missing the truth.
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.
The only true and real solution to the fake news epidemic our societies are facing is the individual criteria that each of us uses to identify truth from falsehood.
“I quit my job with the intention of creating something that makes me proud.”