Employment rewired: Youth Impact Labs learning event
BEAM Grab the Mic webinar in collaboration with Mercy Corps
Date: 22 September 2020
Phil Greiner, Director of Economic Opportunities and Market Development, Mercy Corps Jordan
Khaleel Najjar, Director, Youth Impact Labs, Mercy Corps Jordan
Jerioth Mwaura, Director, Youth Impact Labs, Mercy Corps Kenya
Youth Impact Labs (YIL) is a three-year global youth employment initiative, supported by Google.org, that identifies and stimulates creative, technology-oriented solutions to youth unemployment.
YIL has helped develop opportunities for job creation and economic growth through innovation - particularly in the face of COVID-19.
The speakers provided an introduction and high level overview of YIL and the successes and challenges learned through this innovative model.
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This webinar was the launch of a larger two day event by Mercy Corps