You're probably wondering why this is all necessary... Let's back up then.
Similar to many students, I spent my first three years at university feeling unengaged with the course content and disinterested in future job prospects.
Fortunately, I stumbled across a life-changing program that introduced me to an entire community of socially driven organizations and the concept of social innovation.
All I could think was:
This was my first time learning of people in my community leading initiatives around the incredible concept of social impact and realizing that we as young people have the power to affect meaningful social, economic, and cultural change.
Why haven't I heard about these people and opportunities before?!
Maybe you could've tried Googling it...
Do young people even care? I thought they only care about avocado toast.
We're unaware that alternative life paths and opportunities
We can't find actionable steps that will guide us in
OK, so why are young people so important, and why use
In 2019, Gen Z will comprise the largest portion of the global population (32%). In the coming years, we will contribute the most to economic activity, political decisions, and will inherit the greatest environmental challenges of our time.
If we want to change the world, then we need
Gen Z on board!
Because 94% of young Americans frequent YouTube, and 81% surf Instagram on a daily basis, video content and social media look to be the greatest catalyst for action in young adults. To push youth in this direction, we aim to provide practical, compelling, well-researched guidance.