Please join us in congratulating the following Finalists for the Larsen Lam ICONIQ Impact Award. The Awardee will be announced here in March 2021.
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Resourcing Local Refugee Leadership for Inclusion and Long-term Solutions
Refugee-led organizations (RLOs) face massive hurdles when trying to access funding, despite having deep community, contextual, and cultural knowledge as well as relevant relationships to make a difference in the lives of refugees.
Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service (LIRS)
New American Cities
The majority of U.S. refugees are trapped in poverty without a clear path out. Upon arrival in the U.S., they are required to accept the first job they are offered, often a low-wage, entry-level position that does not align with their prior experiences.
Southern New Hampshire University Global Education Movement
Global Education Movement: Preparing Refugees to Become Agents of Change
Higher education is a proven gateway to upward social and economic mobility, unlocking opportunities not otherwise available. However, according to UNHCR, only 3% of college-aged refugees (18-25 years) are enrolled in some form of higher education.
Talent Beyond Boundaries
Unlocking Skilled Migration Solutions for Refugees
Across the globe, refugees are locked out of employment opportunities in the areas where they are located as a result of legal and other barriers. At the same time, employers around the world report urgent talent gaps in their local markets.
Delivering Resilient Enterprises and Market Systems (DREAMS) for Refugees
Uganda and Ethiopia host some of the largest populations of refugees in the African continent. The decades of poverty and conflict experienced in both countries, leaves the 2 million+ refugees along with many of the host communities with limited economic opportunities.