La pandemia causada por el COVID-19 amplió las brechas de oportunidades, habilidades y logros ya existentes, con un impacto devastador en nuestras futuras generaciones. Han pasado dos años y medio desde que la pandemia cambió la vida de 165 millones de estudiantes en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC), quienes, en promedio, perdieron 237 días de clases y enfrentaron enormes … [Lee más...] about Desarrollo de habilidades para la juventud: ¿cómo preparamos a los jóvenes para el futuro?
We’re witnessing a new boom in the audiovisual industry in Latin America and the Caribbean. Financially speaking, it’s estimated that in 2019 alone, more than $5.7 billion US dollars were invested in audiovisual productions, which led to more than 1.6 million direct and indirect jobs in Latin America, according to a study from Olsberg SPI. The opportunities extend beyond the … [Lee más...] about The Future of the Entertainment Industry Depends on Skills, Developing Creative Talent, and Diversity of Voices in the Region
Daniel and Sebastián are very close friends and since they were little their parents have taken them to play at the same park in Bogotá. Both are in their third year of primary school. They both want to be doctors when they grow up. However, only one of the two can achieve it. Daniel lives in unfavorable socioeconomic conditions, Sebastian does not. … [Lee más...] about Education that separates?
by Rafael Contreras When she was only 17 years old, Malala Yousafzai was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. By age 15, Liza Yaroshenko was already a renowned activist for the rights of HIV-positive individuals in her native Ukraine. By 22, Camilo Jimenez had founded the ECOPUNTOS initiative to work towards a greener Colombia through recycling. The world is full of countless … [Lee más...] about Young Leaders: Education to empower
Let’s imagine for a moment the life of Carlos, a 17-year old student attending high school in Latin America. Right after school, Carlos goes straight to the auto repair shop close to his house, where he works part-time. In a few words, Carlos is a "YES-YES", a young person who goes to school and goes to work. Although the high proportion of NEETs in Latin America is indeed … [Lee más...] about What if we talk about the YES-YES?