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
YouthPower Action is dedicated to scaling evidence-based, positive youth development in all sectors and country contexts to improve capacities and enable the aspirations of youth so they can contribute to and benefit from more stable, democratic and prosperous communities and nations.
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 report identifies six evidence-based principles to help guide the design and implementation of programs to foster soft and life skills among youth.
Assessment of Integrated Workforce Development and Sexual and Reproductive Health Interventions with Recommendations for the Future
This report illustrates the state of the field of integrated workforce and sexual and reproductive health interventions for youth and reveals the combinations of interventions that have shown to be effective in improving the lives of youth.
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.