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News: Chemonics Returns to Global Innovation Lab to Empower 1,000 Young Change-Makers to Save the Planet


December 15, 2022
3 Minute Read

Global development firm enables next-gen talents to develop and scale more than 200 sustainable, social, and environmental solutions that focus on achieving the UNs Sustainable Development Goals.

News: Chemonics Empowers Young Innovators at Arctic Circle


September 6, 2022
2 Minute Read

Development company supports regional innovation lab in Greenland for next-gen Arctic Circle and Nordic change-makers to address climate and sustainability issues at the community level.

Two young women holding paper birds are part of a performance portraying life inside a forest, in front of the audience attending the launch event of the USAID Ecosystems/Protibesh Activity.

Enabling the Changemakers: Youth in a Just, Green Transition

Ashley Hill | Hailey Dougherty | Andree’ Omoregbee
August 12, 2022
5 Minute Read

Chemonics and Unbounded Associates launch new research and resources on centering youth in green workforce development initiatives.

Navigating Enterprise-Destroying Pitfalls in SME Assistance

Daniel Kim | Jafar Shami
February 1, 2022
5 Minute Read

Jafar Shami and Daniel Kim share three common pitfalls when delivering assistance to SMEs and in response, offer actionable solutions and tools to support inclusive and sustainable economic growth.

The Case for Youth Engagement in the Program Design Process

Katherine Centore | Ashwin Suryavanshi
January 20, 2021
5 Minute Read

The development community cannot effectively design and implement programs for youth without youth at the table. Here are a few approaches to doing just that.

News: USAID Awards “Digis” to Two Projects Implemented by Chemonics


October 22, 2020
2 Minute Read

USAID awards recognize the Human Resources for Health in 2030 program and the Pakistan Small and Medium Enterprise Activity for using technology to “sustain open, secure, and inclusive digital ecosystems and improve measurable development and humanitarian-assistance outcomes on a large scale.”

Attendees of the 2019 UNLEASH Global Innovation Lab cheer during a general session.

3 Lessons for Empowering Youth to Drive Sustainable Change Through Innovation

Lauren Behr
October 14, 2020
5 Minute Read

Youth empowerment through social innovation and entrepreneurship has incredible potential to solve problems at a grassroots level if youth are given robust platforms to connect and act.

She Is an Agripreneur: Enabling Female Entrepreneurship in Agribusiness

Hailey Dougherty
October 22, 2019
4 Minute Read

When economically empowered, women reinvest in their communities — leading to greater self-reliance, prosperity, and food security. To support these outcomes, the development community should adopt high-impact initiatives for female entrepreneurs in the agriculture sector.