2019 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit Agenda

Day One
Day Three
Day Four

Thursday, October 3

Breakfast Breakout Sessions

8:15 - 9:00 A.M.

Putting South Africa to Work: The Role of the Jobs Fund in Supporting Enterprise Development

Genesis Analytics

Ready for the

Global Workforce

Evidence in Business Training for Entrepreneurs: An Interactive Discussion

Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (JPAL)

Livelihoods Through Self-Employment

It's Impossible to Break the Glass Ceiling If You Can't Get in the Door: Increasing Women's Workforce Participation in Afghanistan

Chemonics

Global Context

Matters

Mobilizing the Gig Economy for Youth: Providers and Young People Co-Creating to Meet Their Financial Needs

The World Bank

Livelihoods Through Self-Employment

Coffee & Transition Break

9:00 - 9:15 A.M.

Morning Plenary

In Development

9:15 - 10:15 A.M.

Coffee & Transition Break

10:15 - 10:35 A.M.

Breakout Sessions

10:35 - 11:35 A.M.

Building Evidence for WFD Systems

US Agency for International Development (USAID), International Labour Organization (ILO)

Ready for the

Global Workforce

An Emerging Learning Architecture for Youth Systems Change: Early Lessons from the Youth Systems Collaborative

International Youth Foundation (IYF), EDC, Youth Systems Collaborative

Building a

Foundation

PVE & PYD: Building Resilience Among Youth

Creative Associates International, Mercy Corps

Global Context

Matters

Unpacking Dynamics of Youth Entrepreneurship 

FHI 360, Invest2Innovate, Educate!

Livelihoods Through Self-Employment

Coffee & Transition Break

11:35 - 11:55 A.M.

Breakout Sessions

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

In Development

Prudential Foundation, Global Opportunity Youth Initiative (GOYI), Aspen Forum for Community Solutions, YouthBuild

Ready for the

Global Workforce

The Three L's: Fueling Youth-Led Social and Economic Growth Through Livelihoods, Leadership, and Life Skills

DAI Global LLC., Mkami Ltc., GBRI

Building a

Foundation

Tell Me a Story: A Tool for Youth Skills Development and Violence Prevention

IREX, FHI 360

Global Context

Matters

Helping to Catalyze and Grow a Thriving Youth Entrepreneurial EcoSystem

The World Bank, George Washington University,

J.E. Austen, Ongoza

Livelihoods Through Self-Employment

Networking Lunch

12:55 - 1:40 P.M.

Breakout Sessions

1:40 - 2:40 P.M.

How to Scale What Works: Lessons, Tools and Skills for Systems Change

BRAC, International Youth Foundation (IYF), UNICEF

Ready for the

Global Workforce

Exploring the Gender Action Learning Methodology System (GALS) to Inc. Resilience & YEO 

Tetra Tech,

Banyan Global

Building a

Foundation

Achieving Mass Entrepreneurship: 50 Million Jobs by 2030 by Fostering Entrepreneurship at Scale

Global Alliance for Mass Entrepreneurship (GAME), Education Development Center (EDC)

Livelihoods Through Self-Employment

Engaging and Empowering Youth in Local Governance and Economic Opportunities: Tools and Lessons for Accountability

Tetra Tech, Ad Hoc Commission in the Community Development Council, MSI International, Palladium

Global Context

Matters

Coffee & Transition Break

2:40 - 3:00 P.M.

Breakout Sessions

3:00 - 4:00 P.M.

Identifying Win-Win Partnerships for Youth Employment in Health: Experience from Bangladesh and Indonesia with Private Employers and Underserved 

Communities

Chemonics International

Ready for the

Global Workforce

From Prevention to Rehabilitation: Economic Opportunities for Young Victims of Violence in Bogota

Y Care International, YMCA Bogota

Building a

Foundation

In Development

Organizations TBA

Livelihoods Through Self-Employment

Increasing Access: Innovative Finance for Higher Education

Brighter Investment, Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola (USIL), Uniterra A WUSC and CECI Program

Ready for the Global Workforce

Transition Break

4:00 - 4:10 P.M.

Afternoon Plenary

In Development

4:10 - 5:10 P.M.

5:30 - 7:00 P.M.

Young Professionals

Networking Reception

Young professionals (under 29) attending the 13th Annual GYEO Summit are invited to join us for a special YP Networking Happy Hour on the evening of Thursday, October 3rd in downtown Silver Spring, MD. Connect with your global peers and build your professional network in a fun and relaxed setting! Light snacks served.

Location To Be Announced

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