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Generation Stories

Generation alumni share their stories and first-hand experiences with the program. To learn more about McKinsey Social Initiative (MSI)'s Generation program, visit the website and follow Generation on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and YouTube.

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Meet Gabriela, a Graduate from Generation Mexico
Gabriela joined Generation Mexico in 2015. After graduation she got a job as a cashier at Chedraui, a leading Mexican retailer. Many obstacles to overcome Gabriela had dreamt of going to nursing school, and her older brother was committed to supporting her. “My brother would always tell me: ‘You are not going to work, you will keep going to school and I will pay...
Dec 2, 2016 10:10 AM ET
Meet Laura, a Graduate from Generation Spain
Laura joined the inaugural class of Generation's Barcelona, Spain program in September 2014. The youth unemployment crisis “We have to overcome the crisis of youth unemployment in Spain. A lot of young people don’t know where to look for work when they finish their studies. But people need a push — because sometimes we attribute all our challenges to the crisis,...
Nov 30, 2016 3:05 PM ET
Learn About Generation's Impact in India, Kenya, Mexico, Spain and the U.S.
India Impact Overview Generation India offers programs in healthcare, training people to be general duty assistants, and in food and beverage-focused hospitality. 95% placed in jobs 79% outperforming their peers 94% retention (vs. industry average of 40%) 100% of employers would hire again Impact...
Nov 23, 2016 9:00 AM ET
Learn About Generation's Impact on Employers
Employer Impact We work with 400+ employer partners globally to provide them high-quality talent for entry-level positions. 98% of our employers would hire Generation graduates again 87% across all programs (50% industry average) 88% of our employers say that Generation graduates perform better than average...
Nov 21, 2016 10:00 AM ET
Learn About Generation's Impact on Young People
Our Impact Launched in 2015, Generation is committed not only to achieving the greatest impact we can, but also to sharing what we're learning and doing. Overview Countries: 5 Graduates: 8,000+ Cities: 24 Sites: 53 Key Stats...
Nov 18, 2016 8:45 AM ET

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