Developing The World's Youth

Innovation in Entrepreneurship and Employment

Humber’s Sulawesi Economic Development Strategy (SEDS) & Save the Children Youth in Action Program (YiA)

This exhibit invites you to see the developing world through the eyes of today’s youth. The images and voices weave together stories about the challenges and opportunities in earning an income in an economy that does not offer a direct path to employment. The exhibit asks the question: “What would you do if you couldn’t find a job?” and “What innovative ideas can offer sustainable livelihoods for vulnerable populations/ youth?” Explore this topic through two international programs focusing on entrepreneurship for young people. Humber’s Sulawesi Economic Development Strategy (SEDS) is advancing entrepreneurship in universities in Indonesia by equipping the next generation with the skills and confidence to break out of traditional career paths. Save the Children’s Youth in Action Program supports out-of-school rural African youth to develop their foundational and entrepreneurial skills and explore livelihood opportunities. Through their words you will learn about the power of creative thinking, the upside of taking risks and how passion can fuel sustainable change.

An educational resource guide for this exhibition is available for download HERE.This resource covers key themes of the exhibition content and provides discussion points and activity suggestions. Any faculty who are interested in booking an in class gallery session can email galleries [at] for more information. 

This exhibition runs as part of International Development Week happening from February 7th to 10th. To view other IDW events organized by the Humber International Development Institute click here.

Image credit: Ryan Patterson 2016