The two-day program in hybrid format, to be held on October 3 and 4 in Lima, Peru, is part of the official activities of the 52nd OAS General Assembly “Together against inequality and discrimination”, providing the follow-up and support for youth actions since the adoption of the Declaration of Commitment and Action Plan of the VI Young Americas Forum.
Young Americas Business Trust (YABT) is an international non-profit organization that works in cooperation with the Organization of American States (OAS) to promote the social and economic development of young people around the world. While building entrepreneurship and creating opportunities for future business leaders, the YABT community advances global goals and strengthens youth-led initiatives for sustainable development.
Business skills and TrainingEmphasizing practical experience to generate an entrepreneurial spirit and foster innovation in young people, while motivating and leading them through a “real life” business experience.
LeadershipConnecting young entrepreneurs and national organizations in a vibrant community of global actors supporting youth development, the citizen participation and the learning and exchanges opportunities, to form a new generation of responsible business leaders.
CompetitionsYABT Competitions operate as business accelerator platforms in which young entrepreneurs develop their business ideas and startups. These hemispheric programs connect private sector, investors and governments seeking to support business proposals with scalable innovations in different sectors.
Resources and AlliancesWorking through international and national alliances that provide technical and financial support to young entrepreneurs programs and initiatives.
YABT works with companies from different sectors, multilateral organizations, Member States and Permanent Observers to the OAS, creating deep and scalable relationships to invest in programs and initiatives that support the talent and capacity of young people, preparing them for the future of work and business.