The annual Global Youth Economic Opportunities (GYEO) Summit convenes more than 550 technical experts from 50+ countries committed to advancing the social and economic well-being of young people globally.
Changemakers, innovators, and leading technical experts join the Summit to increase the impact, scale, and sustainability of youth economic opportunities programming, policies, and partnerships around the globe.
The Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit is the flagship event of Making Cents International’s Youth Economic Opportunities Network (YEO Network). Throughout the year, the YEO Network implements activities designed to facilitate knowledge exchange, collaboration, and action among the full range of stakeholders working to expand youth economic opportunities (YEO). Through its annual Summit, the YouthEconomicOpportunities.org learning hub, and year-round targeted meetings and virtual learning events, the YEO Network offers a unique platform to:
Over 38,000 implementers, educators, researchers, donors, policymakers, and young leaders engage in YEO Network activities each year.
Since 2007, the YEO Network has offered a year-round space to explore the latest in knowledge and practice, connect with peers, forge new partnerships, and identify future priorities.
The YEO Network provides a platform to launch new initiatives and measure progress, disseminate findings, and stay up to date with the latest in YEO topics and trends to improve our impact.