Obie Diener, MSTechnical Advisor, Workforce Development and Youth
Areas of expertise
- Employment and entrepreneurship
- Positive youth development
- Systems thinking
- Financial inclusion
- Financial literacy
Projects & Resources
The African Union Partnership (AUP) program, an associate award under the FIELD-Support LWA, is a five-year technical assistance project funded by the U.S. Mission to the African Union and managed by FHI 360.
The Expanded and Sustained Access to Financial Services (ESAF) project was designed to build a more inclusive financial sector in the West Bank and Gaza, increasing sustainable access to financial services for Palestinian households and micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs).
Measuring Soft Skills and Life Skills in International Youth Development Programs: A Review and Inventory of Tools
YouthPower Action’s review of soft skill measurement tools and inventory describes characteristics useful to international youth development programs seeking to assess participants’ soft skills.
This report identifies the core soft skills that would create positive outcomes across important areas of youth’s lives, including workforce success, violence prevention, and sexual and reproductive health.
This study provides a new lens for understanding labor market information systems (LMIS) and offers guidance for the focus and sequencing of investments in their development.