Seminal research on ‘soft skills’ will be released in 2015. Researchers will share their findings and discuss how to take this information forward. Keynote speaker Paul Tough, author of the New York Times’ best-seller, "How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character", will kick off this session.
The world’s 1.1 billion young people need to participate in the global economy. How to advance youth economic inclusion at scale is a global priority. The 2015 Summit program will offer concrete information about scale in practice through an interactive training workshop, breakout sessions and plenaries.