Banco del Estudiante: una solución financiera y sustentable para erradicar la pobreza
José Adolfo Quisocala Condorí ideó un banco para que sus compañeros de escuela pudieran ahorrar a través de la venta de residuos sólidos. Hoy, con solo 16 años, dirige un emprendimiento que ya cuenta con 6.000 socios, opera con tarjeta Visa y en alianza con empresas recicladoras.
Medu: una solución para reducir el impacto ambiental de la industria médica
Tamara Chayo Romo tiene 21 años y es una de las fundadoras del emprendimiento mexicano que, en medio de la pandemia, busca generar un impacto positivo con sus Equipos de protección médicos reutilizables.
Omar Assaf: Working locally, thinking globally
Omar started his career as a telecom engineer. However, his life, as was the case for the lives of many others, changed completely in 2012 when Syrians were forced out of their homes and came to Lebanon as refugees.
Y&Y Mentor Teruko Komiya: The power of mentoring
Teruko has worked for Citigroup since graduating from university in 2008. In 2020 she mentored Y&Y Fellow Adele Bruggeman, who leads a social enterprise called HerActive, which is focused in helping women get active and give back in style by creating technical apparel with an environmental and social conscience.
Qxm: a solution to the informality of contracting services
Dan Nativ created a platform to improve the relationship between contractors and their clients, but above all, he created an open system that allows services budgeting to be done in a transparent way.
Erandi Aprende: Inteligencia Artificial para potenciar habilidades STEM en niños y niñas
Junto a sus amigas de la infancia, Andrea de Remes fundó una plataforma virtual de actividades inmersivas y didácticas para que más niños y niñas aprendan ciencia y tecnología.
Olga Elizarova: Community-designed solutions
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.
Y&Y Mentor Taylor Boyer: Combining Skills to Make an Impact
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.
Hexar: Video games that transform education
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.
Nestor Bonilla Somarriba: Blockchain with Social Purpose
The Digital Bonds founders are from Nicaragua, where they gained years of experience in the non-profit world, moving from being volunteers to being in leadership positions, and then to freelancing. But they left their native country during the 2018 crisis and are now...