Social Entrepreneur Shares Lessons on Youth Employment Crisis in South Africa


Founder of Young Africa (YA), Ashoka Fellow and social entrepreneur, Dorien Beurskens, who was sanctioned as part of the Future Forward initiative, together with The MasterCard Foundation, shares her top lessons on the youth employment crisis in South Africa.

The insights she shares are part of the #AfricaYouthFwd innovative solutions discussion with Beverly Schwartz, Ashoka VP and author of Rippling: How Social Entrepreneurs Spread Innovation Throughout the World.

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Federal Programs Related to - Youth Job Training & Employment

Programs that provide youth with a comprehensive array of services to better prepare them for a successful transition to the workforce. Job Corps Programs; JTPA Summer Programs; School to Career Programs; School to Work Programs; Summer Youth Employment Programs; Title IIC Programs; Youth Corps

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