GYEO Summit Attendees

Experts come to the Summit to increase the impact, scale and sustainability of their youth economic opportunities programming, policies, and partnerships. 





Youth Leaders

Educators & Researchers

Private Sector Companies

522 Productions (USA)

AA & Ogho's Ventures Limited (Nigeria)

Abt Associates (USA)

Accenture (UK, USA)

Adam Smith International (Nigeria, UK)

Affinis Labs

African Aurora Business Network

AGCO Corporation (USA)

AGREA Agricultural Systems International (The Philippines)

Air Canada (Canada)

Al Majmoua (Lebanon)
Algorhythm (USA)
Allied Global (Guatemala)

Avencion Group (Zambia)

Bain & Company (USA)

Bankable Frontier Associates (USA)

BanQu (USA)

Bank of Jamaica

Banyan Global (USA)

Barclays (UK)

Beirne Consultancy (USA)

Berock Ventures Limited

Byeffe Foods Limited (Uganda)

CARANA Corporation (USA)

​Cardno Emerging Markets (USA)

Careerbox (South Africa)

Caribe Hospitality (Costa Rica)

Catalyst at Large (USA)

Channel One News (USA)

Chemonics International (USA)

Chevron (USA)

Chrends (Brunei Darussalam)


Citi (USA)

City & Guilds (UK)

Cognity Advisory

Comisión Asesora en Alta Tecnología (CAATEC)

Connexus Corporation (USA)

Consortium for International Development
in Education (CIDE) (Canada)

Cordaid (The Netherlands)

CourseTalk (USA)

Creative Associates International (USA)

DAI (Liberia, UK, USA)

Dalberg Global Development Advisors (USA)

Darecha Ltd. (Tanzania)

Deloitte Consulting (USA)

Development Alternatives Inc. (DAI) (Liberia, UK, USA)

Devex (USA)

Dexis (USA)

Diamond Bank (Nigeria)

Digital Divide Data (USA)

DigitalMe (UK)

Dow Chemical Company (USA)

Economist Intelligence Unit (USA)

EFL Global (USA)

Employ Africa (South Africa)

Engility Corporation (USA)

EOH Human Capital Solutions (South Africa)

Equator Seeds Limited (Uganda)

Ernst & Young (EY) (UK)
European Bank for Reconstruction & Development (UK)

Everex One Co. Ltd. (Taiwan)

Expeditors (USA)

EY-Parthenon (The Parthenon Group LLC)

Facebook (USA)

Facilitating Change (Canada)

Farm Input Promotions Africa

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston (USA)

Fedex Express Mexico

Fintrac Inc. (USA)

Fjord (USA)

Future Work Consulting (USA)

Gaming for Revolution for Inspiring Development (USA)

Genesis Analytics (South Africa)

Gentera (Mexico)

GeoPoll (USA)

GIZ (Germany)

Global Career Compass (USA)

Global Development Incubator

Holland Greentech Rwanda

Helena Frey Ltd. (Nigeria)

Hilton Worldwide (USA)

Hospitality Workers Training Centre (Canada)


IF Consulting, LCC (UA)

IMPAQ International (USA)

inherQuests (USA)

Insight Systems (USA)

Integra LLC (USA)

Intel (USA, Germany)

InterAction (USA)

International Executive Service Corps (IESC)

International Trade Centre (Switzerland)

International Tourism Partnership (ITP)

Intuit (USA)

J.E. Austin Associates

Jefren Agrifriend Solutions (Tanzania)

Johnson & Johnson (USA)

JOVEN 360 (El Salvador)

JPMorgan Chase (USA)

Juarez and Associates (USA)
Just Us Investment Ltd. (Uganda)

Khulisa Management Services (USA)

Knack (USA)

Koru (USA)

Kuder, Inc. (USA)

LifeChamp Sdn Bhd (Malaysia)

LinaGAS Inc.

LinkedIn (USA)

Lynk Jobs (Kenya)

Magpi (USA)

Making Cents International (USA)

Management & Training Corporation (MTC) (USA)

Management Systems International (MSI), A Tetra Tech Company (USA)

Mansa Colabs, LLC (USA)

MarketShare Associates (Canada)

Marriott International (USA)

Mashvisor (USA)

MasterCard Worldwide (USA)

MBC Africa (Canada)

McCann Global Health (USA)

McKinsey & Company (USA)

MicroCred (Tunisia)

Mobipay AgroSystems

Morgan Stanley

Microsoft Corporation (USA)


National Geographic Traveler (USA)

National Microfinance Bank, Ltd. (Tanzania)

National Skills Development Corporation (India)

Ngetta Tropical Holdings

NRG Advisory (United States)

Oxford Epidemiology Services (USA)
Palladium International (USA)

Participatory Development Associates (Ghana)

People Productions AB (Sweden)

Peter Pan Clan Enterprise (Malaysia)

Pragma Corp. (Tunisia)

Premium Foods (Ghana)

Private Education Development Network

Professional Examination Service (ProExam) (USA)

Proinvest International (Tunisia)

Prudential (USA)

Raintree Cambodia (Cambodia)

Raleigh International Trust (UK)

RAND Corporation (USA)

Rangoon Tech (Myanmar)

Resonance Global

RLabs (South Africa)

Sicredi (Brazil)

Silatech (Qatar)

Social Impact (USA)

Social Finance (USA)

Social Solutions, Inc. (USA)

Society Staples (Singapore)

SoJo (Canada)

Soronko Solutions (Ghana)

Southwest Airlines (USA)

SSG Advisors (USA)

Starbucks (USA)

Tata Consultancy Services (USA)

Tetra Tech ARD (USA)

The Alper Portfolio Group (USA)

The Backyard Company (Myanmar)

The Springfield Centre for Business in Development (UK)


TripAdvisor (USA)

Tullow (Kenya)

Udemy (USA)

Veronica Torres Consulting (Canada)

Videopixie (USA)

Vistapring (Tunisia)

VMG Energy Group (USA)

VNP Group (Vietnam)

Walmart (USA)
Wellspring Advisors (USA)
Women Development Savings and Credit Union (Zimbabwe)

Yellowwoods Ventures Investments (South Africa)

Zmessenger Private Limited

Zions Bank (USA)


Amom Foundation (Cameroon)

Anudip Foundation (USA)

Bayat Foundation

Citi Foundation (USA)

Ford Foundation (USA)

Fossil Foundation (USA)

Fundación Arcos Dorados (Argentina)

Fundación Espacio Público (USA)

Intel Foundation (USA)

Inter-American Foundation (USA)

Intuit Financial Freedom Foundation (USA)

MacArthur Foundation (USA)

The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation (USA)
The Lester Fund (USA)
The MasterCard Foundation (Canada)
The Prudential Foundation (USA)

The Rockefeller Foundation (USA)

Development Agencies


Agriculture Results Inc. (USA) 

Department for International Development (DFID) (UK)

Global Development Lab / USAID (USA)

HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation (Switzerland)

Inter-American Development Banks (IDB) / Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) (USA, Argentina)

International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) (Italy, Ghana)

International Labour Organization (ILO) (Switzerland)

Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) 

Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) (Sweden)

United Nations (Jordan)

United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF)

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat)

United Nations Women (USA)
United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

United States Agency for International Development (USAID) 

The World Bank (USA, Nigeria)

Government Agencies

British Council (Myanmar)

Commonwealth Secretariat (UK)

Citizen Security and Justice Programme, Jamaica’s Ministry of National Security (Jamaica)

Department for International Development (DFID) (UK)

Fulbright and Undergraduate State Alumni Association of Cambodia (Cambodia)

General Assembly

Gobernacion de Antioquia (Colombia)

Guinean Ministry of Youth and Youth Employment (Guinea)

Millennium Challenge Corporation (USA)

Ministry of Education, Youth and Information (Jamaica)

Ministry of Transportation (Viet Nam)

Moroccan Ministry of Youth and Sports (Morocco)

National Youth Service Corps, Nigeria

National Curriculum Development Centre, Department of Education (Uganda)

Peace Corps (USA)

Quebec Healthcare and Social Services (Canada)

Secretaria de Educacion (Honduras)

The White House, Office of the Chief Technology Officer (USA)

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) (USA)

  • Bureau for Africa

  • Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance

  • Bureau for Economic Growth, Education and Empowerment

  • Bureau for Food Security

  • Bureau for Global Health

  • Bureau for the Middle East

U.S. Army Research Institute (USA)

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USA)

U.S. Department of Labor (USA)

U.S. Department of State (USA)

U.S. Department of Transportation (USA)

U.S. Department of the Interior (USA)

U.S. Government Accountability Office (USA)

United Nations (USA)

World Bank (USA)


4-H (South Africa)


ACT, Inc. (USA)

ADEL Morazan (El Salvador)

Aflatoun International (The Netherlands)

Africare (USA)

Africa Education Trust (UK)

African Management Initiative (Kenya, South Africa)

African Youth Initiative Network (Uganda)

After School Peer Mentoring Project (Nigeria)

Akazi Kanoze Access (Rwanda)

Akilah Institute for Women (USA)

Aliança Empreendedora

American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (USA)

American Near East Refugee Aid (ANERA) (USA)

American Red Cross (USA)

Asante Africa Foundation (USA)

Ashoka (USA)

Aspen Forum for Community Solutions (USA)

Aspen Institute for Community Solutions

Aspyre Africa (UK)

Asociación Guatemalteca de Exportadores (AGEXPORT)

Association of Youth Organizations Nepal (Nepal)

Assembly for Seven Generations (A7G) (Canada)

Atlas Corps (South Africa)

Avasant Foundation (USA)

Avina Americas

Back Lot Foundation (Suriname)

BØRNEfonden (Denmark)
BPESA (South Africa)

BRAC (Bangladesh)


BRAC Uganda (Uganda)

BRAC Tanzania (Tanzania)

BroadFutures (USA)

Business in the Community (UK)

CAP Youth Empowerment Institute (Kenya)

CARE (Bangladesh)

CARE (Malawi, USA)


Catholic Relief Services (CRS) (El Salvador, USA)

Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) (USA)
Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI) (USA)

Centre for Domestic Training and Development (Kenya)

Child and Youth Finance International (Netherlands)

ChildFund International (USA)

Children International (USA)

ChildTrends (USA)
Cicero Social Impact (USA)
City Year (USA)

COBURWAS International Youth Organization to Tranform Africa (CIYOTA) (Uganda) (USA)

Colectivo Integral de Desarrollo (Peru)

Committee for Economic Development (USA)

Commonwealth Alliance of Young Entrepreneurs (CAYE) (Jamaica)

Community Empowerment Program (Cameroon)

Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP) (USA)

Cordaid (The Netherlands)

Cuso International (Canada)

DataDyne (USA)

Digital Divide Data (USA)

Digital Opportunity Trust (DOT) Rwanda (Rwanda)
Earth University (Kenya)

Educate! (Uganda, USA)

Education Design Lab (USA)

Education Development Center (EDC) (Rwanda, USA)

Education for Employment (EFE) (Egypt, Jordan, Palestine, USA)

Educational Testing Services (ETS) (USA)

Edupartage (Tunisia) (USA)

Elea Foundation for Ethics in Globalization (Switzerland)

EMpower - The Emerging Markets Foundation (USA)

Enterprise Uganda (Uganda)

Equal Access International (USA)

FinMark Trust (UK, South Africa)

FHI 360 (USA)

Forum for Youth Investment (USA)
Foundation International

Freedom from Hunger (USA)

Fundación Capital (Colombia)

Fundacion Micochinito (Mexico)

Fundacion Paraguaya (Tanzania)

Futures & Options (USA)

Futurpreneur Canada (Canada)

Generation (UK, USA)

GOAL Global (Ireland)

Ghana Friends (Denmark)

Glasswing International (El Salvador)

Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) (Switzerland)

Global Apprenticeship Network (Switzerland)

Global Communities (Jordan, USA)

Global Environment & Technology Foundation (USA)

Global Fairness Initiative (USA)

Guatemala Exporters Association (AGEXPORT) (Guatemala)

Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator (South Africa)

Heifer International (USA)

Hivos (The Netherlands)

Human Rights Agenda (HURIA)

I Create Inc (USA)

IdeaSpace Foundation (The Philippines)

Indigenous Education Foundation of Tanzania (USA)

Industrial Training Council (ITC) (Egypt)

Innovate+Educate (USA)

Innovations for Poverty Action (USA)

INJAZ (Jordan)

Instiglio (Colombia)

Institute of International Education (IIE) (USA)

Inter-American Development Bank (Germany, Jamaica, USA)

InterMedia (USA)

International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) (USA)

International Cocoa Organization (USA)

International Executive Service Corps (USA)

International Finance Corporation (USA)

International Livestock Research Institute (Ethiopia, Kenya)
International Relief & Development (IRD) (USA)

International Republican Institute

International Research & Exchanges Board (IREX) (USA)

International Rescue Committee (USA)

International Youth Foundation (IYF) (USA)

IntraHealth International (USA)


iThrive Games (USA)

Isbanban Foundation (Indonesia)

Jamaica School for Social Entrepreneurship
JA Worldwide
Jitegemee (USA)

Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop (USA)

JobHack (Australia)

JSI's Research & Training Institute (USA)

Junior Achievement Worldwide (USA)

Ka-Entrep (Phillippines)

Kenya Land Alliance (Kenya)

Kepler (Rwanda, USA)

Komo Learning Centres (Uganda)

Land O'Lakes International Development (USA)

Lend a Hand India (India)

Leonard Cheshire Disability (UK)


LivelyHoods (Kenya)

LOJIQ (Canada)

Maasai Girls Education Fund (USA)

Maharishi Institute (South Africa)

McKinsey Social Initiative (USA)

Mennonite Economic Development Associates (MEDA) (Canada)

Metec Foundation (South Africa)

Mentoring International (El Salvador)

Mentor Coach Empower (Uganda)

Mercy Corps (Ethiopia, Tunisia, USA)

#MeWeSyria (USA)

Microfinance Gateway (USA)

MindLeaps (USA)

Mitra ImaDei (Indonesia)

MSME Development Agency (Egypt)

Naandi Foundation (India)

National Youth Service (USA)

National Democratic Institute (USA)

Near East Foundation (USA)

New America Foundation (USA)

NetHope (USA)

Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) (USA)

Norwegian Refugee Council (Norway)
One Acre Fund (Rwanda)

One Global Economy (USA)

Ongoza (Kenya)

Opportunity International (USA)

Our Piece of the Pie (USA)

Overseas Development Institute (UK)

Oxfam Novib (The Netherlands)
Oxfam Quebec (Canada)

Pact (USA)

Palestinian Youth Association for Leadership and Rights Activation (PYALARA) (Palestine)

Partnership Initiative for the Niger Delta (PIND)

Partners of the Americas (USA)

Pathfinder International (USA)

PCDN Network (USA)

Philadelphia Youth Network

Plan International (Thailand, USA)

Points of Light (USA)

Population Council (USA)

Praekelt Foundation (USA)

Professional Examination Services (ProExam) (USA)

Pro Mujer (Argentina, USA)

Protect Us Kids (USA)


Qatar Foundation International (USA)

QUEST Alliance (India)

Raleigh International (UK)

REACH (Vietnam)

Regional Advisory Information & Network Systems (RAINS) (Ghana)

Research, Education, and Development (RED) Center (Macedonia)

Resilient Generations (Canada)

Restless Development (UK)

Results for Development Institute (R4D) (USA)

RISE Egypt (Egypt)

Room to Read

Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) (Netherlands)

RTI International (USA)

Salvation Army (USA)

Samasource (USA)

Save the Children (China, USA)

Sawa World (Canada, Uganda)

Search Institute (USA)

Seeds of Peace GATHER Fellowship

Sightsavers (Uganda, UK)

Silatech (Qatar)

Sing With Me Happily (Uganda)

Smart Girls (Uganda)

SNV (USA, Tanzania)

Society for Community Outreach and Training (SCOT) (Brunei)

Solutions for Youth Employment (S4YE)

SOS Children's Village (Costa Rica)

Souktel Inc. (Palestine)

SPARK (The Netherlands)


STL Youth Jobs (USA)

Street Kids International (Canada)

Swisscontact (Indonesia)

Teach A Man To Fish (UK)

Tech Impact (USA)

TechnoServe (Haiti, Kenya, South Africa, USA)

TechSoup Global (USA) Foundation (Philippines)

The Asia Foundation (Cambodia)

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (USA)

The Economic Empowerment Program with Gender Perspective (Vietnam)

The Global Fund for Children (USA)

The GroundTruth Project (USA)

The National Entrepreneurial Camp (UAE)
The Partnership to Strengthen Innovation and Practice in Secondary Education (PSIPSE)

The Smallholders Foundation (Nigeria)

The Trust for the Americas (USA)

Third Millennium Africa Project (TMAfrica) (USA)

Thrive Networks (USA)

Transform Aid International (Australia)

Trias (Belgium)

Trickle Up (USA)

Ubuntu Education Fund (South Africa)

Uganda Fund (Uganda)

Umsizi Fund (USA)

United Nations Foundation (USA)

Valentino Achak Deng Foundation (South Sudan)

Voluntary Services Overseas (VSO) (USA)

VOTO Mobile (USA)

War Child UK (UK)

West Africa Vocational Education (WAVE) Academies (Nigeria)

WGBH Educational Foundation (USA)

Winrock International (USA)

WomenStrong International

Women's World Banking (USA)

Women's Refugee Commission (USA)


World Council of Credit Unions (WCCU)

World Education (USA)

World Learning (USA)

World Orphans (USA)

World University Service of Canada (WUSC) (Canada)

World University Service of Canada (WUSC) (Sri Lanka)

World Vision (USA)

Y Care International (UK)

Year Up (USA)

Youth Alive Uganda

Young America's Business Trust (USA)

Youth Leadership Programme – Gulu NGO Forum (Uganda)

YouthBuild International (USA)

YouthBuild Newark (USA)

YouthBuild South Africa (South Africa)

Youth Business International (YBI) (UK)

Youth Business Spain (Spain)

Youth Career Initiative (UK)

Youth Challenge International (Canada)

Youth Empowerment for Life (Ghana)

Youth Possibility Centre (South Africa)

Youth for Technology Foundation (YTF) (USA)

Youth for Understanding (USA)

Youth Forum (Sudan)

Zoo Atlanta (USA)

Zoona (Zambia)

Academic/Research Institutions

Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) (USA)

Arizona State University (USA)

Ball State University (USA)

Berea College (USA)

Brookings Institution (USA)

Catawba Valley Community College (USA)

Case Western Reserve University (USA)

Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) (USA)

Center for Research and Statistics, Fundación Salvadoreña para el Desarrollo Económico y Social (FUSADES)

Center for Social Development, Washington University in St. Louis (USA)

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) (USA)

Centro de Estudios Sociológicos (Mexico)

Church Educational System (USA)

College of Wooster (USA)

Drexel University (USA)

Gallup (USA)

Education University of Hong Kong (China)

Hanoi Foreign Trade University (Vietnam)

Harvard Graduate School of Education (USA)

Institute on Behavior & Inequality (briq)

Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (USA)

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (USA)

Mathematica Policy Research (USA)

Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University (USA)

Michigan Community College Association (USA)

Michigan State University (USA)

Middlesex University (UK)

Morgan State Universtiy (USA)

National University of Management (Cambodia)

New America Foundation (USA)

New York University (USA)

North Carolina State University (USA)

Northern Virginia Community College (USA)

Overseas Development Institute (ODI) (UK)

Pennsylvania State University (USA)

RAND Corporation (USA)

Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) (The Netherlands)

Singapore Management University (Singapore)

Sokoine University of Agriculture (Tanzania)

Solve at MIT (USA)

Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington (USA)

The College of William and Mary (USA)

The George Washington University (USA)

The Talloires Network (USA)

The University of the West Indies (Trinidad & Tobago)

Tulane University (USA)

Université du Québec à Montréal (Canada)

Université Laval (Canada)

Univeristy of Arkansas (USA)

University of Chicago NORC (USA)

University of Douala (Cameroon)

Univeristas Indonesia (Indonesia)

University of Maryland, College Park (USA)

University of Michigan William Davidson Institute (USA)

University of Minnesota (USA)

University of North Carolina (USA)

University of Pennsylvania

Urban Institute (USA)

Victoria Institute of Strategic Economic Studies (VISES)

Wisconsin International University College (Ghana)

Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence (USA)

Yale University (USA)