Global Opportunity Youth Network

The Global Opportunity Youth Network is a multi-stakeholder initiative committed to creating place-based systems shifts for youth economic opportunity.

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“GOYN has inspired me to lead with passion and love, and in finding my voice.” – Lorena Parra, GOYN Bogotá

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GOYN 3rd Annual Global Convening Bogotá 2022

“One thing I’ve learned since joining GOYN: the power of collaborative work at a greater scale, the power of youth and the need to have safe spaces to develop and foster young people’s gifts and talents. GOYN is a never-ending platform, I know that everyday I will learn something new…” – Jaqueline García Cordero, GOYN Mexico City

Learn more about GOYN’s Youth-led Innovations

“My message to the youth today, is to never give up, always have hope and fight for what you want.” -Amal Mohamed, GOYN Mombasa

Learn more about GOYN’s Youth Engagement Approach

“Entrepreneurship is a journey, it needs support from skilling to mentorship to career guidance and so on. The collective power of partnership can take up this challenge together and be part of this journey.” -GOYN Ramgarh, National Youth Conference on Employability and Entrepreneurship India

Learn more about GOYN’s Communities

Working with Anchor Partners situated in communities around the world, we work to create economic mobility for “Opportunity Youth” — young people aged 15-29 who are out of school, unemployed, or working in informal jobs.

Our approach focuses on multi-sector collaboration and participatory solution design with an emphasis on equity, systems-level change, and amplifying the voices of youth.

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GOYN São Paulo Opportunity Youth Manifesto

GOYN Bogota Interviews. Accenture Colombia

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GOYN, an initiative hosted at the Aspen Forum for Community Solutions, was inspired by the work of the U.S.-based Opportunity Youth Forum to reconnect OY in the United States to education and/or career pathways.







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