Last year was filled with organizations—from multinational corporations to small businesses—making Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) commitments after growing calls for racial justice focused not just on our systems of government, but our socioeconomic systems as well.
In a moment of...
It’s no secret that the past year has been filled with unprecedented workplace challenges, as COVID-19 has caused employers and employees across a variety of industries to adapt to new circumstances. For young people who are recently entering the workforce, however, adjusting to new...
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 IYF partner Latin American Youth Center in Washington, DC, and learn about the work they love and the young people who inspire them.
"We want to be that connected neighbor who helps qualified candidates get the jobs they want by making the introduction, advocating for them, and getting their resume to the top of the pile."
Learn how one organization's personal approach to programming creates opportunity for young people in Chicago.
Sergio Fajardo Valderrama, former Mayor of Medellín, discusses the challenges and opportunities surrounding youth development in Colombia.
To close the gender wage gap and promote women’s economic mobility, women need increased access to traditionally male-dominated jobs.
“Perseverance is the key to job success,” says Maya, a professional matchmaker of sorts who connects young Algerian job seekers to businesses seeking qualified entry-level employees.
A few months ago, when IYF’s job placement team in Morocco secured a position for the 900th young person, they celebrated with a cake, a small Alice in Wonderland-style gâteau with the number 900 written on the top. Then, two weeks later, they found jobs for another 100 young people. So, what to do—buy another cake?