Maxwell Yennego Jr
Founder and Executive Director
Maxwell Yennego Jr is the Founder and Visionary of opportunities for Liberians. A youth leader, change maker, and global citizenship education advocate. Conscientious and professional personnel with 6 years of extensive experience in Information Technology, Business, youth advocacy, and community services. A highly organized and efficient person, with a thorough and accurate approach to projects implementation, which has produced excellent results to date. The idea of this platform came after the Ebola epidemic in 2014, many lives were lost, and youth unemployment increase, schools were closed for a few months to avoid more movement. In 2016 he decided to establish a social enterprise to tackle youth unemployment through capacity building programs, meetups, boot camps and women empowerment programs. Through that, he founded Opportunities for Liberians in 2016, to build the capacity of young people. From the beginning of the program till now, more than 100+ plus young people have benefited from various training and are working in various Government ministries and NGOs. Opportunities for Liberians is now the largest opportunities discovery platform for youths in Liberia.