Past participants of YLA have exemplified social entrepreneurship in projects that have included:
- Providing refugees with the platform to put their best quality handmade crafts to the public
- Collecting one-sided used papers from schools and companies to turn them into paplets
- Developing a program to help orang asli additional income through odd jobs in nearby towns. The video below was taken by the YLA team after running a few very successful pilot engagements:
- Providing accessible healthcare to the needy
The Youth Leadership Academy aims to equip aspiring young Malaysians with skills and coaching that will enable them to become successful leaders of change.