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Youth for Technology Foundation (YTF)
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Youth for Technology Foundation (YTF) is an international non-profit organization. The mission of YTF is to create enriched communities where the appropriate use of technology affords opportunities for marginalized youth and women living in the developing world.
Youth for Technology Foundation (YTF) is an international non-profit organization. The mission of YTF is to create enriched communities where the appropriate use of technology affords opportunities for marginalized youth and women living in the developing world.

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Why we're excited about International ‪#‎YouthDay‬: See what President Obama had to say about youth and opportunities for civic engagement in #Africa: http://bit.ly/intlythdy
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YTF board member Dr. Rother told the NAMLE conference about YTF's PeaceOpoly program. He was excited to share it as "an example of just one of YTF’s best practice around the use of Media Literacy and technology as it relates to the democratization of marginalized youth, the disabled and women in Nigeria."

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The Female Factor: Helen Lightcrown is a mobile money agent, acting as a one-person bank branch. Here's her story and how she does it: http://nextbillion.net/blogpost.aspx?blogid=5504

Today's World Economic Forum activity: Leading a discussion on "Emerging Technology: Debates of Tomorrow," with a focus on employment. Anyone have a great suggestion or experience with technology giving a boost to labor and capital productivity, job skills, work-life balance or economic systems?

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This week only: Njideka represents YTF at the World Economic Forum in Cape Town. Stay tuned for details!
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We can't help continuing the #‎InternationalWomensDay discussion -- Sharing our recipe for success and 4 key lessons for women's entrepreneurship‬: http://bit.ly/1ASMD3a ‪#‎IWD2015‬

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We're in TECHCRUNCH! "The technology can transform the continent from ‘Aid to Africa’ to ‘Made in Africa.": http://tcrn.ch/1Ep33aA

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Njideka was invited to be a guest on HuffPost Live during the World Economic Forum. Here's her chat on tech & entrepreneurship: http://bit.ly/YTFlive

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We boldly believe tech innovators are changemakers. Mark your calendars for a G+ Hangout this Wednesday - hosted by Ashoka - covering unexpected opportunities and fresh insights for changing the world. http://bit.ly/1A4s7mb

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We are incredibly proud and excited to announce YTF is the "partner on the ground" to help fulfill a new Commitment to Action made this week by the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women at the Clinton Global Initiative 2014 Annual Meeting. YTF will work with First Bank Nigeria to help expand access to financial opportunities for women across the world through mobile banking.

Announcement in the Guardian: http://bit.ly/ZZc2Ox
The Huffington Post explains the partnership: http://huff.to/1rqGRG3
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