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
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.
“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.”
“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.”
Some of the world’s largest organizations have joined us in our mission to promote business as a tool for generating social change.
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.
Olga’s journey towards “Play, Collaborate, Change” started in 2016 as a volunteering project within a company, a design agency, she was working for at the time. This experience led Olga to realize that working with a community directly through design thinking helps you understand the true unmet needs in every situation.
Taylor works for Citigroup as a VP Fraud Prevention Risk Manager. She is grateful to be at a company that is engaged with programs such as the Yunus & Youth Social Impact Leadership Program. When she heard about it, she immediately applied! At the program, she mentored Y&Y Fellow Sashka Avanyan.
Lara Pizarro, Constanza Criado and Shanick Gauthier Cuello were in high school when they founded Hexar: a board game that became a platform of educational video games to teach science to girls and boys through play.