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Celebrating 20 years supporting youth at the centre of change: Youth-led creativity, innovation, and optimism in challenging times

OTTAWA, June 15, 2022 – It’s a milestone year for Digital Opportunity Trust as we celebrate 20 years of empowering young women and men to become leaders of change in their communities. To mark the anniversary, we’re launching a six-month campaign to recognize many of the youth leaders, DOT team members, and partners who have […]

Global Entrepreneurship Week 2017 with #DOTYouth

For Global Entrepreneurship Week 2017, three #DOTYouth hosted Facebook Live video chats about their experiences as entrepreneurs, social innovators, and changemakers. They shared their entrepreneurship journey, what inspires them, and advice for other young social innovators and entrepreneurs. If you missed the Facebook Live events, you can check out the videos below! Shadrack Kamenya, Tanzania I’m […]

My advice: idea first, capital second

Rwandan social entrepreneur and mentor at FabLab, Lambert Rulindana, shares some advice for entrepreneurs and changemakers. Transcript: I’m Lambert Rulindana, I’m coming from Rwanda. What I can tell the youth who are looking at me now is: Don’t be afraid of anything. Don’t look for capital before you generate an idea. First, generate your idea […]

Every solution is driven by motivation

Enam Agbozo, founder of Radix Nest in Ghana, shares some advice based on her experience as a social entrepreneur Transcript: Hello, my name is Enam Agbozo, from Ghana. I want to share with you some two quotes that I have coined from my experience starting a social innovation and going through the journey. The first […]

TEDxLIU Beirut: My Butterfly Effect

DOT’s MENA Regional Lead and Lebanon Country Director Marianne Bitar Karam speaks at TEDxLIUBeirut about women, leadership, entrepreneurship, and the ‘butterfly effect’ of empowerment.

My advice: use the resources you already have

Carolyne Ekyarisiima, founder of Apps and Girls in Dar es Salaam, Tanzaina, shares her advice to social entrepreneurs: follow your passion, and use the resources you already have! Transcript: Hi, my name is Carolyne Ekyarisiima! I am from Tanzania, Dar es Salaam. I am the founder of Apps and Girls. Apps and Girls is a […]

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