Helping to Catalyze and Grow a Thriving Youth Entrepreneurial EcoSystem

Updated: May 30, 2019

Issues related to overcoming the risks and obstacles involved in the development of youth businesses is central to improving youth economic opportunities worldwide. This session builds on the 2018 GYEOS session on incubators and hubs by broadening the discussion to take a look at different youth focused entrepreneurship ecosystems being built around the world and what lessons can be learned from them for future youth economic opportunity policy.


Stephanie Asher, Associate Director, Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, George Washington University

Mike Ducker, Entrepreneur in Residence, JE Austin

Alexei Dunaway, Executive Director, Ongoza

Morten Seja, Consultant, World Bank