Youth Employment Summit (YES) Campaign
Since 1998, has worked with Youth Employment Summit Campaign (YES) to place the issue of youth employment on the global agenda. Organized global YES Summits: Egypt 2002, Mexico 2004, Kenya 2006, Azerbaijan 2008 and Sweden 2010; and YES Regional Summits: India 2003, Paraguay 2005, Panama 2008 and Brazil 2010. Produced over 120 documents on youth employment, a global knowledge resource of 1,000 effective practices, and initiated/managed over 400 local programmes through YES Country Networks. Recently founded YouthTrade, an architecture that certifies mission-driven youth entrepreneurs and places them at premium markets such as Whole Foods Market and Nordstrom. Winner, India New England Woman of the Year (2013).