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Overcoming obstacles and transforming STEM education in Jamaica

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

Overcoming obstacles and transforming STEM education in Jamaica By Zoe Sweet “All I wanted to do was make an impact that will transform the education system in Jamaica,” says Kavelle Hylton , a 2022 YLAI Fellow and founder of STEM Builders Learning Hub.

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Educate, Empower, Support: EO Women Entrepreneurs Are Leading the Way

Entrepreneurs' Organization

WEDO Canada’s mission is to educate, empower and support future women entrepreneurs by granting $1 million in scholarships to deserving female post-secondary students across Canada,” Milena said. “We Bridging the Equal Opportunity Gap Shaivi Modi, EO Surat, echoes the challenges faced by women entrepreneurs globally.

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Fixing Higher Education & New Startup Opportunities with Marc and Ben

Andreessen Horowitz

In this episode, Marc and Ben continue their in-depth exploration of the current education system. While Part I of their discussion unpacked the crisis facing higher education, Part II presents solutions to overhaul the modern university.

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Innovating education and gender equality in Mexico

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

Innovating education and gender equality in Mexico “Education is transformation. Through education, we can provide women with opportunities to change their lives,” says 2016 Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Fellow Frissia Monsivais. The YLAI Fellowship Program is funded by the U.S.

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Remodeling English language education in Costa Rica

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

One inspiring teacher forever changed the way that Alex viewed education, and he received a scholarship to continue taking courses on teaching English. His drive and passion for education eventually led him to establish an innovative English language school in Costa Rica, where he now provides life-changing courses to his community. “I

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Tech, Education, and Making a Difference in South Africa: Meet Justinus Adriaanse

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Nelson Mandela’s 1999 retirement brought these injustices further to the forefront, unveiling the deep-rooted inequalities within South Africa’s education system and society as a whole. Quickly, their vision pivoted to the idea of addressing the lack of diversity and access to opportunity in South Africa’s IT industry.

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Creating agents of change with English language education in Argentina

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

Creating agents of change with English language education in Argentina By Grace Zimlich 2022 YLAI Fellow Danila Blanco Travnicek has always been passionate about education and leading the charge of reforming the entrepreneur ecosystem in her home country of Argentina. Why do you believe that English education is so important?

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