Sarah Gates, MATechnical Officer
Areas of expertise
- Data analysis
- Data management
- Youth development
- Youth soft skills development
- Mitigating youth participation in political violence
- Youth civic engagement
- Education in emergencies
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 Countering Violent Extremism in the Middle East and North Africa (CoVE-MENA) project is a 42-month task order under the Programming Effectively Against Conflict and Extremism (PEACE) Indefinite Quantity Contract (IQC).
The report identifies six evidence-based principles to help guide the design and implementation of programs to foster soft and life skills among 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.
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.