The voices of young people are very often not heard in the society, which becomes an obstacle for them to engage in decision-making process. Therefore, young people turn to be inactive in their communities. They lack skills and knowledge on how to solve problems and create change, as well as have limited access to affordable, solid, holistic and skills development training programs. Youth to Youth Initiative (Y2Y) was founded back in 2015 to advocate for solving these problems.


We want to create a generation and a global movement of powerful young community leaders, change-makers, problem solvers and active citizens.


Y2Y Initiative aims to empower and inspire global youth community to become change-makers through holistic and accessible trainings, networking events and mentorship of youth-led projects.

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Saida Ibrahimava

Founder, Director

Michelle George

Program Associate

Christina Sciabarra

Program Associate

Valeria Kalner

Website Developer

Vilija Terezaite


Olga Kalner

IT Director

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