African Youth and the Job Market: Asset or Liability?

July 07, 2014

To become a transformational force for good, African youths must be employable. At the African Gold Rush: 2014 NYU Africa Economic Forum, Makhtar Diop, the World Bank's vice president for Africa, mentioned the fundamental challenges facing the continent. One of these key challenges is equipping...

IkamvaYouth: Tackling Education and Employment in South Africa

July 03, 2014

With a poor quality education system, disadvantaged South Africans face challenges in accessing higher education. Joy Olivier, founder and director of IkamvaYouth in South Africa, is on a mission to enable youth from disadvantaged communities to pull themselves and each other out of poverty,...

360° Launch: Youth Employment in Africa

June 23, 2014

Announcing the launch of a new 360° on youth employment in Africa, in partnership with Ashoka. Around the world, communities with the brightest futures create innovative opportunities for youth to build sustainable livelihoods, pursue meaningful careers, and shape better realities for...