Young Leaders of America Initiative

The Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) empowers entrepreneurs and innovative civil society leaders to strengthen their capacity to launch and advance their entrepreneurial ideas and effectively contribute to social and economic development in their communities.

  • Through the YLAI Entrepreneurship Institute and the individualized fellowships, YLAI Fellows will accelerate their commercial and social ventures' success and develop specific action plans to carry out upon return to their home countries.
  • YLAI Professional Fellows will build networks, linkages and lasting partnerships to attract investments and support for their entrepreneurial ventures.

Thank you to our partner organizations!