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More than money or social prestige, it is the desire for freedom and independence that drives female students into entrepreneurship. magnetme/Pixabay

Why are there fewer young women in entrepreneurship than young men?

A new French research collective, Orelig, set out to answer the question.
Entrepreneurs face many obstacles that threaten their survival, including financial insecurity and market uncertainties. (Shutterstock)

5 ways entrepreneurs can become more psychologically resilient

By investing in learning, believing in your capabilities and vision, harnessing failure as fuel for growth and leaning on social support, anyone can become a psychologically resilient entrepreneur.
Learning to create value in environments of uncertainty with limited resources is something that can help all young people build their futures, especially amid the uncertainty of COVID-19. (Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa)

Entrepreneurship learning: All university students can benefit

A study of entrepreneurship activity at 27 universities in Canada showed an increased interest in co-op work terms where students could work in their own start-up.
Innovation and entrepreneurs will be essential for economies to recover and build resiliency following the pandemic. Business accelerators, a mechanism to support and grow new ventures, will need to evolve to help them survive and thrive. (Shutterstock)

How business accelerators can help new startups succeed after COVID-19

New entrepreneurs borne of the pandemic will need support to survive and thrive after the crisis. Here’s how business accelerators need to change in order to help them succeed post-pandemic.
Unemployed Liberian young men seeking daily jobs at the industrial district of Bushrod Island, Monrovia, Liberia. EFE-EPA/Ahmed Jallanzo

How COVID-19 is likely to slow down a decade of youth development in Africa

Since 1999, extreme poverty has declined while rates of young people in education and employment have risen. Without investment though, the impact of the pandemic could see this progress imperilled,

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