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Real insights start with real people. By interviewing a diverse selection of individuals, we’ll be better informed as a community and have a range of experiences and perspectives to draw upon as we identify key opportunity areas and move into the Ideas phase.

Real insights start with real people. By  interviewing a diverse selection of individuals, we’ll be better informed as a community and have a range of experiences and perspectives to draw upon as we identify key opportunity areas and move into the Ideas phase. Here are some examples of the types of people you might interview about our challenge topic:
  • 16-24 year-olds who are currently working, studying, both or neither
  • Employers and recruiters
  • Parents of young people
  • School teachers and university professors
  • Experts like economists, researchers, policy makers and social workers
  • Anyone else with a unique perspective on the issue!

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A couple weeks ago, I had a chance to sit down with Jeff from BUILD to gain a better understanding of his successes in working with his entrepreneurial mentee team from Woodside High School.  Jeff and his fellow mentor havejust led their mentees to t

A couple weeks ago, I had a chance to sit down with Jeff from BUILD to gain a better understanding of his successes in working with his entrepreneurial mentee team from Woodside High School. Jeff and his fellow mentor havejust led their mentees to t

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Lifehack believes in the power of social entrepreneurship to turn the big challenges of our time into opportunities to spend our lives working on things that matter.

Lifehack believes in the power of social entrepreneurship to turn the big challenges of our time into opportunities to spend our lives working on things that matter.

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I recently had a chance to sit down with Mona Zhao and learn a little bit about her experiences in  working with young scholars at the Meritus Fund. Mona was a past Meritus Scholar, a current Meritus Board member, and also a recruiting professional.

I recently had a chance to sit down with Mona Zhao and learn a little bit about her experiences in working with young scholars at the Meritus Fund. Mona was a past Meritus Scholar, a current Meritus Board member, and also a recruiting professional.

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The interview was held with an employee from the german labour agency. His findings are, that young german people, looking for jobs and other income opportunities, are mainly looking for security, higher education, better qualifications, practical op

The interview was held with an employee from the german labour agency. His findings are, that young german people, looking for jobs and other income opportunities, are mainly looking for security, higher education, better qualifications, practical op

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We made interviews to a diverse group of people from 16 to 35 years old to talk about their current and future life, how they would like to visualize themselves, what is the most important things to them, what they are passionate about, the support t

We made interviews to a diverse group of people from 16 to 35 years old to talk about their current and future life, how they would like to visualize themselves, what is the most important things to them, what they are passionate about, the support t

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During a workshop on design thinking, I explored the theme: school-to-work transition.

Summary of the interview with a recent graduate:
- She thinks it would be better to confront with real projects, at school. 
- She feels that three-month inte

During a workshop on design thinking, I explored the theme: school-to-work transition. Summary of the interview with a recent graduate: - She thinks it would be better to confront with real projects, at school. - She feels that three-month inte

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"Technology is an opportunity for new kind of jobs, new kind of job creation and stimulating entrepreneurial ideas. " Judith Roth

In this detailed interview Judith Rodin from the Rockefeller Foundation gives an in depth look into the opportunity a

"Technology is an opportunity for new kind of jobs, new kind of job creation and stimulating entrepreneurial ideas. " Judith Roth In this detailed interview Judith Rodin from the Rockefeller Foundation gives an in depth look into the opportunity a

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This week, I had a chance to grab lunch with Patrick from Minds Matter SF (MMSF) and learn more about his work with the mentees. Both Patrick and I have been working with MMSF for some time now. While I work more with external partnerships, Patrick h

This week, I had a chance to grab lunch with Patrick from Minds Matter SF (MMSF) and learn more about his work with the mentees. Both Patrick and I have been working with MMSF for some time now. While I work more with external partnerships, Patrick h

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