Glasswing, Google and IDB join forces

Together with The Inter-American Development Bank’s innovation laboratory (IDB LAB) and Google.org, we recently launched a comprehensive IT training program in Panama for youth ages 18-22 in July. The program consists of a series of hands-on labs and lessons that will train participants in troubleshooting and customer service, networking, operating systems, systems management, and security, […]

Glasswing partners with Google and IDB Lab to launch IT vocational program in Panama

This month, Glasswing received a $900,000 grant from Google.org and IDB Lab to help 340 young people in Panama seek gainful employment in the informational technology sector. With the launch of Google’s Professional IT Support Certificate in Spanish, these secondary school graduates will be given practical training to do IT support work, benefitting both the […]

‘Idea Jam 2019’: Empowering Migrant Youth in NYC

Glasswing International partnered with Boston Consulting Group Digital Ventures (DV) to host ‘IdeaJam 2019’ at International High School at Union Square, a school for recently arrived migrant youth. DV volunteers worked with junior and senior students and taught them how to generate solutions from a given problem that would later result in a business or […]

Launching Youth Networks in Costa Rica

  This year, Glasswing, UNICEF, and the government of Costa Rica have been working on the development of a quality judicial mentoring network aimed at teenagers and young adults in conflict with the law. This initiative will provide a space for conversation, support, and counseling around the concerns, difficulties, and interests of young people that […]

The Howard G. Buffett Foundation expands partnership with Glasswing

During one of his most recent visits to El Salvador, Howard G. Buffett, CEO and Chairman of The Howard G. Buffett Foundation, announced that the organization would donate another $1M to work with Glasswing and communities on youth violence prevention programs in and around Parque Cuscatlán, as well as $5M to implement an integrated, ‘place-based’ […]

NYC Teens Telling Their Stories for Good

  This summer, Glasswing New York joined forces with GlobalGirl Media in creating our first Summer Digital Media Academy, a direct learning educational media project training 15 adolescent girls ages 14-18 from low income backgrounds in New York City. The project included a three-week intensive journalism and media training focused on issues that matter to […]

Historic Parque Cuscatlán opens its doors in San Salvador!

The historic 80-year-old Parque Cuscatlán re-opened its doors to the public this September, quickly becoming a community hub and one of the safest public spaces in the city of San Salvador. We thank The Howard G. Buffett Foundation for its enormous financial contribution as well as the Mayor’s Office of San Salvador and USAID for […]

Glasswing & GlobalGirl Media launch Summer Digital Media Academy in New York

This summer, Glasswing New York joined forces with GlobalGirl Media in creating our first Summer Digital Media Academy, a direct learning educational media project training 15 adolescent girls ages 14-18 from low income backgrounds in New York City. The project included a three-week summer intensive journalism and media training focused on issues that matter to […]

President Bukele, Mayor Muyshondt, Ambassador Manes and Mr. Buffett visit Parque Cuscatlan

Last week, the President of El Salvador, Nayib Bukele; the Mayor of San Salvador, Ernesto Muyshondt; the Ambassador of the United States, Jean Manes; the Chairman and CEO of The Howard G. Buffett Foundation, Howard G. Buffett; and the CEO of Glasswing International, Ken Baker, visited Parque Cuscatlan to see the progress of the revitalization […]

Marshawn Lynch and Marcus Peters lead All-Pro Football Camp in El Salvador!

This past July 4th weekend, NFL players Marshawn Lynch and Marcus Peters came out for kids in El Salvador at the 2019 All-Pro Football Camp. The Salvadorian Association of American Intramural Football (SAAIF) and Fam 1st Family Foundation, in partnership with Glasswing International, hosted the Football Camp, where 700 youth and adults from different communities […]