Today, more than 75 million young adults are out of work globally, and three times as many are underemployed. At the same time, 40 percent of employers say a skills shortage is leaving them with entry-level vacancies.
Generation is a youth employment nonprofit with a dual mission to empower young people to build thriving, sustainable careers and to provide employers the highly skilled, motivated talent they need. Today, more than 32,000 young adults have graduated from the Generation program, which prepares young adults for careers in over 140 cities across thirteen countries.
Generation works with 3,000+ employer partners and a wide range of implementation partners and funders. The organization was founded as an independent nonprofit by McKinsey & Company in 2014. Results have been strong, with 79% of graduates placed in jobs within 3 months of graduation and approximately 66% still employed one year later.
The organization was founded as an independent nonprofit by McKinsey & Company in 2014, and is supported by over 30 funders including Walmart, and USAID. Visit us at generation.org.