From an open competition that saw 200 online submissions from 25 countries, 16 innovative ideas were selected by a panel of GCYE members and invited to “pitch” at the Ideathon. After a round of voting from event participants, 5 ideas, including Harambee’s model to aggregate information across South Africa’s labor market to more efficiently match youth to the labor market, were selected to receive “seed” funding and to work in partnership with RTI and Center members to support, test and evaluate ideas.

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