Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Hope For a Better Tomorrow: How Youth Opportunity Ambassadors are Confronting Discrimination

In the past year, the United States and countries around the world have had multiple reckonings with widespread discrimination. The need for social justice is not new, but the sense of urgency is arguably historic. We’ve watched as millions of protestors stood up for Black lives, we’ve used #...

IYF Stands for Dismantling Systemic Racism, Starting with Us

Over the past year at IYF, as the issue of systemic racism became front page news and decolonizing development was debated across the international development community, IYF looked internally to determine whether we have been silently complicit. We found that we have, and we’re committed to...

Young people are so...entitled.

Young people from all over the world talk about the world to which they are entitled and share how they aren't waiting for it to be handed to them; rather, they are creating it for themselves, and all of us.

Young people are so...entitled. (Spanish subtitles)

Young people from all over the world talk about the world to which they are entitled and share how they aren't waiting for it to be handed to them; rather, they are creating it for themselves, and all of us.

Meet IYF's New Logo

IYF's ​new logo represents our commitment to being a connector and convener in the international development space because real, lasting change can't be achieved alone.

Five Ways to Combat Stereotypes and Advance Gender Equity in TVET Systems

Unfortunately, Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) suffers from negative and inaccurate misperceptions across the globe. Palestinian TVET expert...