100,000 Strong in the Americas Announces New Innovation Fund Competition

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Partners of the Americas is pleased to announce the launch of the latest Innovation Fund competition in partnership with Cementos Progreso and the Department of State. The 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund is the Department’s signature hemispheric-wide education initiative. The Innovation Fund is the trusted mechanism that creates enduring links ... Read More»

YLAI 2017: Meet the Participants

The U.S. Embassy is proud to announce the 2017 cohort from Honduras for the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program .  The YLAI program supports the United States’ commitment to increase trade and investment in the region and, in the words of Vice President Mike Pence, “bring even more of our business culture of entrepreneurship and innovation all across Latin America ... Read More»

Professional Exchange Program for Journalists, Media Business Managers, and Technologists

A Digital Path to Entrepreneurship and Innovation for Latin America – 2018 We are currently accepting applications for this program. To apply click  here . In 2018, the International Center for Journalists will continue to expand its network of digital journalists, technologists and media entrepreneurs from Latin America as part of the “Digital Path to Entrepreneurship ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy Announces Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program to Support Entrepreneurs throughout Latin America

TEGUCIGALPA – The Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, is looking for 250 young entrepreneurs from Latin America and the Caribbean to bring to the United States for business and social entrepreneurship training in October and November 2016. YLAI Professional Fellows will become part ... Read More»

Hondurans Selected as Semi-Finalists in the GIST Tech-I Competition

TEGUCIGALPA – Two Hondurans have been selected as semi-finalists in the Global Innovation through Science and Technology (GIST Tech-I) Competition, a Department of State initiative that brings together Science &Technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship to strengthen the entrepreneurial spirit and empower individual innovators around the world. The 76 semi-finalists were selected from almost 800 young Science ... Read More»

Ambassador Nealon Sees Opportunities for Youth in Visit to San Pedro Sula

SAN PEDRO SULA – During a two-day visit to San Pedro Sula, Ambassador James Nealon met with hundreds of young people making a difference in their communities. On October 1, the Ambassador presented awards for winners of the sixth annual “Sueño Hondureño” youth entrepreneurship contest. The enthusiastic young entrepreneurs received start-up funding and a year ... Read More»
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