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A Global Network of 18 Youth Innovation Spaces

EQWIP HUBs is a global network of youth innovation spaces spanning 18 developing urban centres in Bolivia, Ghana, Indonesia, Peru, Senegal and Tanzania that connect and transform the economic trajectory of youth. Powered by a strategic alliance between Canada World Youth (CWY) and Youth Challenge International (YCI), EQWIP HUBs will provide a platform for youth – especially women – in developing countries to advance their lives and find meaningful employment through market-driven work skills and entrepreneurship incubators.

EQWIP HUBS Opportunities
  • Applications open Aug. 1

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A Global Professional Exchange

Pro-Innovators connects global development challenges with expert professionals who share their skills, knowledge and insight to deliver complex projects and help organizations meet their ambitious goals.

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Pro-Innovator Opportunities
  • Recruiting for Technical Coordinator – Communications in our EMBRACE Program. Learn More >
  • Launch of the EMBRACE program

    YCI is excited to announce the launch of the EMBRACE program, in partnership with ADRA Canada and the Hincks-Dellcrest Centre! The EMBRACE program (Enhance Mother, Newborn and Child Health in Remote Areas through Health Care and Community Engagement) aims to save and improve the lives......

  • Job Opportunity: Tanzania EQWIP HUBS Country Manager

    Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Project Title: EQWIP HUBS: Powering Youth Innovation for Sustainable Livelihoods Starts: September 2016 Status: Manager Level, contract Schedule: Full-time Salary: 4000-4500 CDN per month including benefits EQWIP HUBS is a dynamic platform of diverse actors and young people working together to develop solutions to both local......

  • Job Opportunity: Human Resources Manager

    Location: Ottawa, Canada Project Title: EQWIP HUBS: Powering Youth Innovation for Sustainable Livelihoods Reports to: Chief of Party Status/ Contract Type: Full- time Manager Level contract Duration:  August 2016 – August 2018 (renewable) Salary:  $ 68,000 – 73,000 plus benefits Language Requirements: Fluency in English and French EQWIP HUBS......

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