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A Fellowship for Life

Lisa Jones | October 17, 2017
Miriam Reyes is the co-founder of Aprendices Visuales (Books for Visual Learners), a nonprofit organization that connects children with autism with tools to develop their full potential, as well as a...

Breaking Barriers, Building Bridges: Meet the 2017 Laureate Global Fellows

Lisa Jones | July 25, 2017
In an uncertain world, the 2017 Laureate Global Fellows have made one thing clear: we don't need to wait to make a difference. Boldly pursuing creative solutions and mobilizing peers to join them...

What Writing a Case Study on a Youth-led Venture Taught Me About Grassroots Change

Rushika Shekhar | May 16, 2017
When I first heard about the International Youth Foundation’s work to support and expand the impact of youth-led social ventures, I was excited to learn more about the successes and challenges...

Using Artificial Intelligence to Predict the Next Zika/Dengue Outbreak

Lisa Jones | April 13, 2017
“Right now, we have a sick care system,” explains Rainier Mallol . “What we need is a healthcare system.” At just 25 years old, Rainer has an impressive résumé . Out of 18,000...

10 Steps to Consider in Launching an Advocacy Campaign

Sheila Kinkade | April 11, 2017
With illegal garbage burning contributing to poor air quality in the city of Bangalore, Jhatkaa.org , a grassroots organization working to build citizen power across India, launched the #...