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Build Your Business: Webinar Recap

Lisa Jones | October 28, 2013
In the latest edition of the YouthActionNet webinar series, Burgundie Fulton of the International Youth Foundation (IYF) provided an overview of Build Your Business (BYB), an entrepreneurship...

The Power of a Humble Leader

Lisa Jones | October 25, 2013
Imagine twenty CEOs sitting together in one room. They are young, all under thirty, but have each steered ideas into initiatives, passion into promises. They have recruited others to join their cause...

Excitement Builds for 2013 Laureate Global Fellows

Lisa Jones | September 13, 2013
In just a few short weeks, Naomi Chepchumba, founder of Street Level Initiative in Kenya, will board a plane for the first time ever and travel to São Paulo, Brazil for a week unlike any she's...

Techamos Una Mano: a Photo Essay

Lisa Jones | August 28, 2013
Fellow Rodrigo Arnaud is the recipient of a 2012 Starbucks Youth Action Grant . Rodrigo is the founder of Techamos Una Mano (Lend a Helping Hand), an organization working to promote the participation...

2013 Laureate Global Fellowship Applicants: Infographic

Lisa Jones | July 3, 2013
In anticipation of the announcement of this year's twenty Laureate Global Fellows, we wanted to share a snapshot of the diverse and inspiring cohort of young changemakers who applied to the...

Opportunities & Events: June And Beyond

Lisa Jones | May 31, 2013
Can you believe we are almost at the half-way point of 2013? If you haven't had time this year to focus on leadership development opportunities, or attend conferences that energize your passion,...

Bold Or Insane? Rafael's Quest To Re-Think Recycling

Lisa Jones | May 22, 2013
"Less than 1% of materials are recycled in Brazil--In the next five years, it is my hope that S.O.S. will be responsible for increasing this industry to at least 1%." The percentages may...

Making Qualitative Data Count

Lisa Jones | May 3, 2013
Qualitative data. Many organizations have it, but don’t know what to do with it. From one line quotes to multi-page surveys, qualitative data can speak volumes about an organization’s...

Tolu Sangosanya Makes LOTS Happen

Lisa Jones | April 19, 2013
I will never forget the moment I met Tolu at the Laureate Global Fellowship Retreat last fall in Istanbul, Turkey. She didn't hesitate to confide in me that it was her first time traveling...

Top 5 Business Plan Myths

Lisa Jones | April 11, 2013
Many social entrepreneurs have preconceived notions about business plans that they use to justify not having one. During our annual fellowship retreat, we sometimes hear young leaders echo similar...