In 2006, Laureate International Universities joined with the International Youth Foundation to launch YouthActionNet® programs based at Laureate institutions around the world. Laureate 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 1,400 young social entrepreneurs in more than ten countries have received funding, training and networking support to promote positive social change in their communities.
Laureate institutions participating in YouthActionNet programs include: