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How Retail Skills Help This Young Cook in Argentina
03 February 2017

How Retail Skills Help This Young Cook in Argentina

Lucia has big plans. At 20, she is studying to be a chef at the local instituto gastronómico, or cooking school. She lives in San Nicolas, Argentina, a community surrounded by farms and known for its manufacturing hub. Driving there, I immediately noticed the difference between the busy, cosmopolitan streets of Buenos Aires and the peaceful green of San Nicolas, populated by cows and horses and dotted with peach groves.

5 Strategies for Managing a Multi-Stakeholder Alliance
31 January 2017

5 Strategies for Managing a Multi-Stakeholder Alliance

An initiative I work on, Rutas, which is supported by USAID, seeks to ensure that technical public high schools teach students the skills they need to be competitive in Mexico's dynamic job market. Knowing that preparing young people for today’s world of work requires the cooperation of the public and private sectors, we've supported several multi-stakeholder alliances in the states of Chihuahua and Nuevo Leon, in northern Mexico, to address the complex issues of youth workforce readiness in a holistic and systemic way.

How to Get Industrial Sector Employers to Hire More Women
31 January 2017

How to Get Industrial Sector Employers to Hire More Women

In a prior blog post, I wrote about some of the lessons we learned in recruiting and retaining young women in vocational training in Mexico and Peru through the EquipYouth initiative. While this important learning allowed us to conduct more effective outreach with young women and provide them with the tools they needed to train for industrial sector jobs, all of this work is for naught if companies are unwilling to hire them.

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