Accelerating social entrepreneurship around the world

Social EntrepreneursCorporate Leaders

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.



“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.”


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.”


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.

Paulo Mpokwa – The Importance of Community

Paulo Mpokwa – The Importance of Community

Paulo is someone who has taken his experiences, his knowledge of his community, and his education, and put them together to come up with what it is he can do best. By carefully thinking about what it is that his community needs, he has come up with a creative solution...

Elizabeth Lahey – Jewelry with a purpose

Elizabeth Lahey – Jewelry with a purpose

Elizabeth Lahey (or Lizzie, as she likes to be called) was born in the Midwest and describes herself as “coming from the non-profit world.” Graduating with a major in Strategic Communication from Miami University of Ohio, she always had a passion for social...

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