In 2006, the Sylvan/Laureate Foundation joined with the International Youth Foundation to launch the YouthActionNet® program at Laureate universities around the world. The Foundation also supports the annual Laureate Global Fellows program. Both programs recognize and support the work of young social entrepreneurs.
Through the Laureate-based YouthActionNet® programs, over 1,000 young social entrepreneurs in Mexico, Spain, Brazil, Turkey, Chile, Peru, Honduras and Costa Rica have received funding, training and networking support to promote positive social change in their communities.
Laureate universities participating in YouthActionNet® programs include: