International Young Professionals Foundation
Bringing together young professionals worldwide since 2001
Take a breath! We are relaunching: IYPF's 2014-2016 Strategic Plan will be disclosed in the first half of March, including, among others, new services and partnerships! To all our stakeholders across the globe: we encourage you to keep calm, THIS IS IYPF's greatest year ever as we build for you a BIGGER & BETTER IYPF so please have your say to win yourself one of many cool IYPF gifts from wristbands to caps and T-shirts among other materials.
NEW BOARD ELECTED!
2014 has a flourishing start for IYPF! The membership elected a new Board, consisting of the following directors: Sonia Lipski (Australia), Ratna Ratnakumar (Australia), Magnus de Jongh (South Africa), and Rosen Dimov (Bulgaria) - the latter was re-elected for a second term, now as Board President. Imran Khan (Pakistan) is entering into the 2nd year as Director and is now Vice President. Additionally, Rodney Ghattas was appointed Treasurer and leader of the Treasurer's Office (in charge of finances) and Tarcisio Tamarozi was appointed Director. The Directors are now taking time for team-building and strategic planning, so stay stuned for the follow-up.
Meanwhile, check out on what foundations the IYPF Board in 2014 will be building upon! The Directors Report for 2013 could be found hereuder:
SECOND EDITION COMING OUT! 'The Sustainable MBA: A Business Guide to Sustainability’ is a guide for those interested in current business practices and trends in sustainability. It features helpful tools on how to get involved and how to bring these ideas to your job, whatever job it may be.
This book brings together all the pieces of the business and sustainability puzzle in an easy to use, easy to understand format, covering Accounting, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Ethics, Finance, Marketing, HR, Operations and Strategy.
Endorsed by the CEO of Unilever and directors of the UN Global Compact and UNEP, the book is being used by businesses and business schools around the world. To learn more and to read a sample chapter, visit www.thesustainablemba.com and follow Giselle at @gweybrecht.
Join Y 20, the youth part of the G20 Summit, taking place on 12-15 July 2014 in Sydney, Australia!The Summit will host 120 youth delegates from G20 member countries, representing the best and brightest young people from across the world and 12 delegates from invited guest nations (Myanmar, Senegal, Singapore, New Zealand, Spain and the Head of the African Union). They will be invited to consider the key themes of the summit and work collaboratively to devise solutions to issues that not only factor strongly in the 2014 G20 but are also extremely salient issues for young people – growth and jobs creation; global citizenship; and sustainable development.
Apply now: http://y20australia.com/y20-2014-summit
IYPF helps social innovation spread across the world and across professional fields. Cross-cutting approaches using art as means to convey innovation is what the residencies in Vienna offer (plus a lump sum, important contacts and knowledge) to non-Austrian young professionals. For this and other unique chances: jump to our website section on Opportunities.
Alex Tremble's "GPS Guide to Success: How to Navigate Life to Reach Your Personal and Career Goals" just came out but has already been placed in 3 Best Selling lists of the Amazon. Available now for just USD 5,99, including VAT, the book is widely accessible. It is based on real case studies and gives insightful advice for everything (re)thinking their life and career. Due to the enourmous added value of this book, IYPF's cooperation with the author, who was featured in our newsletters, continues in many more dimensions beyond advertising this unique piece of writing. In March we will be presenting to you IYPF's novel career counselling services which Alex Tremble will be offering to the foundation's members. Now go and grab the book, before it gets sold out: http://www.amazon.com/The-GPS-Guide-Success-Navigate-ebook/dp/B00IJRXRKG/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1393042329&sr=8-2&keywords=the+gps+guide+to+success
Welcome to the International Young Professionals Foundation.
Our vision is a global community of Young Professionals creating a better world for current and future generations through local and global action.
Our mission is informing, inspiring and equipping young professionals as sustainability practitioners and social change agents.
Young professionals are people in developing and developed countries with a professional attitude and a capacity through their skills, knowledge and emerging careers, to effect positive global change. The Foundation is run with funding from grants, corporate & private investments, and membership fee.
Become a member of IYPF today and join thousands of other Young Professions from over 130 countries across the globe.
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