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A Great Recipe for Positive Social Change: Mix One Young Entrepreneur With a Team of Volunteers

Bill Reese | Posted 11.18.2014 | Impact
Bill Reese

Those who have gotten their hands dirty planting trees or mentoring underserved youth are far more likely to be actively engaged citizens throughout their lives. They will be the ones who will sign petitions, lead protests, give voice to the voiceless, and simply refuse to sit on the sidelines. That's a pretty big "win-win."

Measuring the Wellbeing of Young People: A Real Step Forward

Bill Reese | Posted 06.14.2014 | Impact
Bill Reese

"You can't manage what you can't measure," says the CEO of Hilton Worldwide, Chris Nassetta. And he should know. His company is a leader in the travel...

Moving the Needle on Youth Development

Bill Reese | Posted 04.22.2014 | Impact
Bill Reese

I've been heartened by what I see as some real progress on one of our toughest problems: global youth employment.

Making the Impossible Possible: A Global Network of Young Social Innovators Shows Us How It's Done

Bill Reese | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Bill Reese

The other day I was fortunate to be surrounded by a group of 20 CEOs and founders who are using the latest technologies and innovative strategies to c...

Entrepreneurship for All -- A New Approach to Youth Development

Bill Reese | Posted 11.30.2013 | Impact
Bill Reese

Over the past few years, it has become clear that the private sector simply cannot create enough jobs to keep pace with the vast numbers of young people entering into the job market every year.

USAID's New Youth Policy Is Timely and Urgent: Here's Why

Bill Reese | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Bill Reese

New policies and procedures are announced nearly every day in Washington, D.C., often with little notice, and sometimes, deservedly so. However, a new youth policy just released by the U.S. Agency for International Development deserves not only our attention, but real applause.