Giving Compass' Take:

• Global Citizen highlights 23-year-old Jadayah Spencer, who is now the executive director for International Youth Leadership Institute (IYLI) and is empowering women through her dedication and motivation in social causes. 

• How can young women best find organizations to help empower others? In what ways can donors and philanthropists best support? 

Here's an article on inspiring girls and women to achieve their potential through mentorships.

Global citizen Jadayah Spencer realized she wanted to give back to her community at a young age.

In high school, the native New Yorker took a “life-changing” educational trip to Tanzania throughthe nonprofit organization International Youth Leadership Institute (IYLI). The experience exposed her to opportunities she didn’t even know were possible, she says.

Now 23, Spencer works to improve access to opportunities that enhance the lives of youth, women, people of African descent, and Indigenous people worldwide as IYLI’s executive director. Recognized as one of 40 Under 40 Rising Stars in the NYC Nonprofit Sector by New York Nonprofit Media, Spencer’s impact has only just begun.

Read the full article about the 23-year-old who is empowering young women by Leah Rodriguez at Global Citizen