2019 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit Agenda

Day One
Day Three
Day Four

Friday, October 4

Breakfast Breakout Sessions

8:15 - 9:00 A.M.

The Power of Corporate Youth Partnerships in Social Entrepreneurship

Deloitte,

Mozaik Foundation

Ready for the

Global Workforce

Co-Creating,

Co-Learning and Co-Shaping Career Guidance in a Developing Country: A Case Study from Sri Lanka 

CareerMe, YouthLead

Building a 

Foundation

Breaking Down Barriers to Peace and Prosperity in Malakal South Sudan: War Child Canada's Youth Livelihoods Program

War Child Canada

Global Context

Matters

The Importance of Roots in Youth-Led Social Enterprises

Macalester College

Ready for the

Global Workforce

Coffee & Transition Break

9:00 - 9:15 A.M.

Morning Plenary

9:15 - 10:15 A.M.

In Development

Coffee & Transition Break

10:15 - 10:35 A.M.

Breakout Sessions

10:35 - 11:35 A.M.

So How Much Does You Program Cost?

Catholic Relief Services (CRS), Fusades

Ready for the

Global Workforce

Decido Ser/I Choose: A Psychosocial Support Tool for Youth Affected by Conflict in Colombia

ACDI/VOCA, Juan Felipe Gomez Escobar Foundation

Building a

Foundation

Youth Speak Out on Migration: The Whys Behind Migration and How We can Empower Youth to Build Their Own Future

Creative Associates,

Inter-American Dialogue

Global Context

Matters

Replicable Lessons from the STRYDE

Self-Employment Program in Rural

East Africa

TechnoServe, MasterCard Foundation, Youth Farmer, EAYIP

Livelihoods Through Self-Employment

Coffee & Transition Break

11:35 - 11:55 A.M.

Breakout Sessions

11:55 A.M. - 12:55 P.M.

Gigi-tal is the New Digital: Gender Transformative Applications for Digital Scaling, Development, and Employment

Save the Children, Accenture, Plan International

Ready for the

Global Workforce

Private Sector Driven TVET – Lessons Learned and an Emerging Model from the Millennium Challenge Corporation

Millennium Challenge 

Corporation (MCC)

Building a

Foundation

Working with Business and Governments to Create Opportunities for Decent and Sustainable Work for Youth, Women, and Refugees

IKEA Foundation

Global Context

Matters

Technology, Social Networks, Employment: How to Access Social Capital at Scale

Mercy Corps, MicroMentor

Livelihoods Through Self-Employment

Networking Lunch

12:55 - 1:40 P.M.

Breakout Sessions

1:40 - 2:40 P.M.

Building Resource Ecosystems: Making Opportunities More Accessible to Young Chnagemakers in the Blue and Green Economy

Radicle Global, Young Women Transform Prize Grantees

Livelihoods Through Self-Employment

Engaging Youth through Volunteerism as a Pathway to Sustainable Livelihoods

VSO International

Building a

Foundation

Let's Try That Again: Creating and Adjusting Youth Programs in Complex and Shifting Humanitarian Settings 

BRAC USA, SNHU's Global Education Movement at Southern New Hampshire University, Harvard FXB Center for Health and Human Rights

Global Context

Matters

Supporting Spaces for Youth Entrepreneurship: Are We Sustaining or Undercutting the Entrepreneurial 

Ecosystem?

Aflaton, HIVOS, SOS Children's Villages Ghana

Livelihoods Through Self-Employment

Coffee & Transition Break

2:40 - 2:50 P.M.

Breakout Sessions

2:50 - 3:50 P.M.

Youth Employment at the Front Line: Embedding in Employers to Improve Talent Recruiting and Onboarding

Nandos, Generation

Ready for the

Global Workforce

Financial Literacy Through The Ages

Sesame Workshop, Making Cents International

Building a

Foundation

Unleashing the Economic Potential of Young Women in Conflict Zones

Glasswing International, Walmart

Global Context

Matters

Easing Labor Market Transitions: Evidence from Two Longitudinal RCTs in South Africa

Harambe Youth Employment Accelerator, Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (JPAL), RTI International

Ready for the

Global Workforce

Coffee & Transition Break

3:50 - 4:15 P.M.

Closing Plenary

In Development

4:15 - 5:00 P.M.

Closing Celebration

& Marketplace

Celebrate the GYEO Summit, enjoy live music, and mingle with your new connections at the closing Summit celebration and marketplace that brings together our global community with local food entrepreneurs and artisans. Your first drink is on the house.

Live Music by Dogo

5:00 - 7:00 P.M.

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