How can we equip young people with the skills, information and opportunities to succeed in the world of work? read the brief
Hurdles & Success Stories
Share your story, or someone else’s, about the hurdles you faced and/or the successes you achieved when you first entered the workforce, or made another big life transition. Find out more...
Skills & Training
Help us identify new types of ‘soft’ and ‘hard’ skills that today’s young people might need to succeed in the workplace, and the ways in which they’re being acquired. Find out more...
The Employer’s Perspective
As an employer what’s your perspective on supporting young people in their transition to work? Find out more...
What have we missed? Inspire us with insights, examples and stories which go beyond our other missions for this challenge. Find out more...
What are some great examples of how businesses, governments, educators and NGOs have collaborated to help young people into employment? Find out more...
The Mind Body Awareness Project
At the Mind Body Awareness Project people believe at-risk & incarcerated youth have the potential to take control of their actions and fully transform their lives – they are literally one breath away from making better decisions.
Customized for an urban youth population and delivered by MBAs extremely dynamic instructors in a language and framework relevant to their lives, the programs are successfully helping teens to develop self-regulation, empathy, and mindful attention, gain impulse control, and relieve the extremely high levels of anxiety and stress they struggle with. http://www.mbaproject.org/ These are the real tools youth today need – tools that bring an inner revolution of the heart and mind.
Contribution submitted by: Carol Clark
May 31, 2012,
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