Employment Education

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...

How Tech Training Creates Connections for Girls and Their Families in Jalisco, Mexico

Learn how a tech training program in Mexico is helping create critical support networks for young women. 

Six Tips From Ambassador Trint: Advocating for Yourself at School & Work

Speaking up for yourself and the things that are important to you and asking for what you want and need is easier said than done. Oftentimes, people—especially young people—find it difficult to advocate for themselves within the workplace and school settings. They may worry about overstepping...

New Via Program Website Shares Insights and Provides Valuable Resources for Impact

For IYF and partner Mastercard Foundation, learning has always been a critical aspect of the Via: Pathways to Work program. Recently, the program team launched a new website to share...

Meet Seven Young People Helping Bring IYF's Virtual Summit to Life

Learn about our upcoming virtual summit—Our Future, Our Voices—from seven young people who've helped bring it to life. 

COVID Check-In: Reinvention Through Skills Training in Mozambique

In Mozambique, many people work in the informal economy—for example, selling bean pastries on city streets, braiding people’s hair from doorsteps or porches, or operating small market stalls selling food or cosmetics. However, as part of COVID-19...

COVID Check-In: How Young People are Coping With Mental Health Challenges in Tanzania

Young people in Tanzania explain sources of anxiety during COVID-19, and how they're coping.

How an IYF Program Team in Mexico Learned and Innovated to Serve High School Students During COVID-19

Learn how an IYF program team innovated in response to the unprecedented challenges of COVID-19. 

Want to Make an Impact? Support These Community-Based Organizations That Serve Black Youth

Meet our amazing community-based partners who support Black youth—not only in times of crisis, but always.

COVID Check-In: 4 Young Women in Mexico Share Their Experiences During Lockdown

Four young women in Mexico remain hopeful despite the unprecedented challenges of COVID-19.