Young people identify digitalization, strong participatory processes, and an inclusive labor market as priorities to improve livelihood opportunities amid COVID-19.
Helen is a youth employment specialist with experience across research, policy and practice spanning the public, private and non-profit sectors. As a consultant, she has worked with The World Bank, International Labour Organization, UNICEF and GIZ as well as foundation and international non-governmental organizations clients. She holds a first-class degree from Oxford University (MA Oxon) and a master’s degree from Institut d’Etudes Politiques in Paris, and King’s College in London.
Large-scale and youth-targeted government policies can mitigate the short- and long-term impacts of the COVID-19 crisis on youth employment in Asia.