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.
YLAI Network member Mauricio Talbott Fajardo shares how businesses can succeed in an evolving marketplace.
Mauricio Talbott Fajardo ¡Hasta el 80 por ciento de los emprendimientos dejan de existir antes de cumplir 3 años! ¿No es aterrador? Bueno, esto es lo que impulsa a todos a poner manos en el asunto y prepararse para sobrevivir. Cuando era niño, las empresas tenían 50, 60 y más de 100 años, ahora las … Read More »
Advice for entrepreneurs from 2017 YLAI Fellow and restauranteur Rebeca Levia from El Salvador.
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.
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.
I’ve developed my own steps for successful presentations—and I’m sharing all 10 of them here.
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!