Accelerating social entrepreneurship around the world

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Supporting Social Business Development Since 2014

Yunus & Youth believes in combining the next generation’s passion to change the world with the knowledge and experience of traditional corporations to promote sustainable global development and economic growth.

Social Entrepreneurs Trained

Social Businesses Accelerated

Impacted Countries

Our Programs

Global Fellowship Program for Social Entrepreneurs

Designed to support early-stage social business leaders in the development of financially sustainable solutions.

Social Impact Mentoring for Business Executives

Active online leadership training for professionals who want to empower young people and promote positive impact.

Social Business Development: Idea to Implementation

Tailored programs focused on social business training as a solution to promote youth employment and economic development.

Supported by Professor Yunus

Founded with the support of Professor Muhammad Yunus, Yunus & Youth combines social entrepreneurship training with technology to remove educational barriers between countries and generations.

 

Testimonials

“This is the most incredible online program that I’ve ever attended. My mentors were amazing! We created new financial tables and three investors are now interested in our business.”

Alparslan

Yunus & Youth Fellow, Founder of Biryudumkitap Turkey

“Sometimes we are so involved in our daily jobs that we forget about all the problems out there. It is a great opportunity to give back! My greatest accomplishment was helping my fellow set out real, achievable objectives.”

Ruben

Yunus & Youth Mentor, CitiGroup USA Employee

Our Partners

Some of the world’s largest organizations have joined us in our mission to promote business as a tool for generating social change.

Featured Stories

Read more about how our community is developing solutions to change the world. Learn about our fellows’ journeys, their relationship with their mentors and about how Yunus & Youth fosters youth empowerment and employment around the globe.

Turning crisis into opportunities

Turning crisis into opportunities

Today our August Webinar Series about Building the New "Normal": Social Entrepreneurship after COVID-19 officially begun! We were joined by 5 of our fellows to discuss about turning crisis into opportunities, the challenges of social entrepreneur in today's context,...

Meet the Fellow: Chido Dzinotyiwe

Meet the Fellow: Chido Dzinotyiwe

  Y&Y Fellow Chido Dzinotyiwei, a 23-year-old woman from Zimbabwe, is the director and co-founder of the Zimbabwe Economic Youth Forum (ZEYF). Born in Harare, the capital of Zimbabwe, she later moved to South Africa with her parents. Chido graduated with...