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A Message to Our Summit Community:


In just a few months, the coronavirus pandemic has demonstrated the fragility of our social and economic systems, especially for young people, as well as the resilience of youth. Youth economic opportunity practitioners, funders, and youth leaders are trying to make sense of this changing landscape, adapt their activities in the short-term to support resilience, and consider how to build stronger systems in the future to support youth social and economic inclusion. 

Learn about how the 2020 GYEO Summit pivoted to meet this challenge 

2020 GYEO Virtual Summit


The GYEO Summit held May through October 2020 convened seven virtual sessions with live break-outs, technical content sharing, and trainings focusing on lessons learned from the past eight months and the road ahead for youth economic opportunities. Together with the youth development community, we explored critical program and policy investments in young people’s social and economic inclusion as we adapt and rebuild from the impacts of COVID-19.

About GYEO

The annual Global Youth Economic Opportunities (GYEO) Summit convenes more than 500 technical experts from 60+ countries committed to advancing the social and economic well-being of young people. Our network includes changemakers, innovators, and leading technical experts committed to increasing the impact, scale, and sustainability of youth economic opportunities programming, policies, and partnerships around the globe. Join us. 

2020 GYEO Summit Sponsors

Summit sponsors enjoy high-level exposure to a global audience of more than 500 stakeholders from 60+ countries, including funders, leading global companies, policymakers, youth leaders, implementers, educators, and researchers. Learn more how you can support the Summit.

GYEO 2020 Leader

GYEO Breakout & Summit Partner Sponsors

Youth Voices Sponsor

2019 GYEO Summit Sponsors

Summit Leader

Summit Builder

Summit Partner

Media Partners

Evening Reception Sponsor

Youth Voices Scholarship

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