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GYEO 2023 Green Jobs Plenary: Defining, Creating, and Preparing Youth for Green Jobs
Global YEO Summit 2023 Green Jobs Plenary Defining, Creating, and Preparing Youth for Green Jobs: Leaders Speak Out Organization: United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Speakers: • Daniel Kayemba, Green Entrepreneur, Ecobrixs • Jane Lowicki–Zucca, Senior Youth Advisor, USAID Bureau for Food Security • Christina Kwauk PhD., Research Director at Unbounded Associates and Head of Climate and Education at the Education Commission • Kathleen Vickland, Director, Youth and Workforce Development, Palladium
YEO 2030: Innovative Financing for Workforce Development
Lead Solution Session: Skills development and the support networks needed to foster a young person’s economic success in a rapidly evolving modern economy are expensive. To help youth reach full and productive employment, we must continue to explore innovative and sustainable financing models for youth skill development and support networks. This session will present three proven, sustainable, and innovative financing models for youth workforce development in Ecuador, Ethiopia, and Rwanda that can be replicated to advance SDG 8 globally. Hosted by Palladium, with Alliance for Entrepreneurship and Innovation and Chancen International
YEO 2030: The Future of Work is Female: How Young Women are Driving Inclusion for Digital Jobs
Associated Solution Session: Join us for this panel to explore the solutions to Kenya’s gender gap for digital jobs, including efforts led by young women. The panel of cross-sector leaders tackling barriers to young women’s inclusion in Kenya’s digital jobs landscape will discuss the enablers, barriers, and opportunities for young women’s participation in the digital economy. They will delve into access to skills and training, the role of public and private sector in creating equitable digital jobs and supports, as well as challenges for achieving SDG8 for the most excluded and underserved young women. Hosted by IREX.
Livelihoods through Self-Employment