Global LEAD: Youth Gender and Inclusion Toolkit

Explore the Gender and Inclusion toolkit, which includes resources and examples for youth programming focused on youth engagement and leadership in gender equity and social inclusion.


Global Leadership and Education Advancing Development (LEAD) is a USAID-led collaborative initiative on youth leadership. The Global LEAD Toolkit provides the following:

  • Key resources to help plan a new activity, including tips and tools for design; measurement, evaluation, and learning; and communications;
  • Intervention models that can be adapted to different contexts and types of programs;
  • A breakdown of useful resources and program examples by sector;
  • Information on connecting with networks and communities of practice to elevate young people in development; and
  • Ideas and approaches for successful youth engagement.