Everyone can be part of the future
Every single YIF project is the result of many people working together as a team: teachers, students and experts. No matter what their role, everyone collaborates to make the change happen.
a project with YIF
YIF provides end-to-end support for impactful student projects
Teacher certification course with project management skills and tools; On-going support to teachers on key topics; Stakeholder engagement; Refining your pitch; Showcase preparation.
Peer Community for Refining Project Development
Forums will include group peer critique, case study experiences from Youth Social entrepreneurs and drill-down activities with guidelines from Experts (specialists, NGOs, charitable foundations, and the UN Community).
Creation of a Changemaker Community of Adolescents
The Online Format
- Fosters engagement among student change-makers throughout full program development
- Allows for more detailed feedback on each stage of the project’s development
The Showcase culminates in connection between each project with a mentor who is an expert in their field.
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Fostering Projects with YIF
All the scaffolding needed to successfully foster impactful student projects for local communities tied to Global UN Goals
I am a Teacher
Our program is based on the fact that teachers are the best facilitators to bring student ideas to fruition, and to accompany students through this exciting process of seeing their ideas come to life in the local community.
We provide the tools, resources and opportunities to enable students to produce sustainable projects.
I’d like to be a Mentor
As a skilled professional you’ll be interested in dedicating time to work together with students on their project ideas post showcase through to final project launch.
Through regular meetings, mentors provide a sounding board on progress, aid in problem-solving, and offer encouragement.
Experts apply to support the YIF project devevelopment
I am an Expert
As a skilled professional working in SDG related areas, the NGO community, or sector-specific areas interested in providing feedback and support, you are encouraged to apply to support the YIF project development
I’d like to be an Advocate
As a college student or young professional interested in working behind-the-scenes in the preparation for the YIF Showcase Trade Fair, you are encouraged to apply as a YIF Advocate.