Can youth savings in the developing world be good social policy and make business sense for banks? New America Senior Policy Analyst Scarlett Aldebot-Green and guest, Tanaya Kilara, a Financial Sector Analyst for the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor, discuss a new framework that helps financial institutions decide whether, when, and how banking youth can be good for business.
Marking the release of Half the Sky: The Game, New America's Jamie Zimmerman and Greta Byrum discuss the potential for social cause gaming and mobile games to raise awareness and spur behavior change toward girls' and women's social and economic empowerment.
Zeenat Rahman, the State Department's Special Adviser on Global Youth Issues and Director of the Office of Global Youth Issues and YouthSave's Jamie Zimmerman discuss the critical role the under-30 crowd is playing in the global economy, and what we can do to help them achieve their full economic potential.
“The youth will not only have savings in terms of money in the account, but their behavior, the way they carry out their lives, and the way they do things will have have been changed.”