Tara is youth employment adviser on the economic and market development team at Mercy Corps. With a focus on employment, entrepreneurship and market systems development, she supports Mercy Corps’ youth portfolio which spans more than 25 countries including Afghanistan, Yemen, Liberia, Uganda, Kenya, South Sudan and others. She earned her bachelor's degree from the University of Notre Dame and a master's degree in public administration, international development, from New York University.
It's time to put youth in the lead and help them channel the incredible potential they have to create a brighter future for themselves, their communities and our world. Tara Noronha, senior adviser for markets, economic recovery and growth at Mercy Corps, spells out what needs to happen next in this International Youth Day guest column.
To support young people, we must engage a wide array of stakeholders to reform entire labor market systems, writes Tara Noronha, youth employment adviser at Mercy Corps, in this #YouthWill guest commentary.