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Meaningful Youth Engagement Specialist, ADB Youth for Asia
Iris has been leading policy advocacy on women’s economic empowerment, youth employment, and meaningful youth engagement in the Asia–Pacific region. She has managed regional initiatives on young women’s economic empowerment that involved research, capacity building, and stakeholder engagement. She now supports the Asian Development Bank’s Youth for Asia in promoting meaningful youth engagement in ADB operations.
A project in Mongolia mobilized ger youth to take an active role in community development.
Why does meaningful youth engagement matter in promoting young women’s economic empowerment, and how do we promote this in our work?