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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.

Creating Space for Youth to Thrive: A Philosophy on Youth Development

Katherine Centore
August 12, 2019
4 Minute Read
As Chemonics celebrates International Youth Day, we commit to providing youth with quality services and opportunities — helping them to further contribute their unique aspirations, energy, and ideas.

Building the Tech Workforce through Private Sector Engagement

Doina Nistor | Eileen Hoffman
May 31, 2019
4 Minute Read
In Moldova, the “golden triangle” of collaboration among industry, government, and academia is transforming the technology sector. Here’s the recipe for success from the Moldova Competitiveness Project.

3 Questions with Cynthia Steen on Transforming Moldova’s Agriculture Sector

Cynthia Steen
May 21, 2019
5 Minute Read
In Moldova, agricultural producers are diversifying their markets, while brokering new relationships and harnessing innovative technologies. Cynthia Steen discusses challenges and successes in this venture.
MCP Robotics Club

Experiential Learning for the 21st Century Workforce: Reflections from the Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit

Daniel Kim
November 6, 2018
3 Minute Read
How can we adequately prepare youth with the skills they’ll need to meet labor market demands? Daniel Kim shares his thoughts from an intern’s perspective.

News: Chemonics Gears Up for Major Conferences


September 25, 2018
3 Minute Read
Chemonics convenes its youth and economic experts for two major industry events: The Global Youth Economic Opportunities (GYEO) 2018 Summit and the Small Enterprise Evaluation Project (SEEP) Annual Conference.

Securing our Future: Partnerships for Youth

Prince Owusu
September 18, 2018
3 Minute Read
How can we use the resources of public-private partnerships to solve youth unemployment and position young people to tackle some of the world’s biggest challenges – in agriculture, natural resources, tourism, and more?
Youth study robotics

Creating a Win-Win for Youth and the Private Sector

Emet Mohr | Kate Brolley
September 11, 2018
3 Minute Read
We know the importance of the private sector in development outcomes, but how do we ensure our youth workforce development programs are meeting the ever-changing demands of the labor market?