social change - Will Adoasi Vitae London

Why I’m using my social enterprise profit to fight for social justice in sub-Saharan Africa

The world is changing and it’s time that we come together as one and at the forefront of this social change. With the desire to push for social justice, Will Adoasi launched his ethical watch company ‘Vitae London’ in 2015 and uses the profit – made from the sale of its own branded watches – […]

Education

Doing My ‘bit to increase access to Maths and Computer Science education’ in Nigeria

Tolulope Ogunremi is a 21-year-old Computer Science and Mathematics graduate and she is ‘passionate about adequate education for all’, which led her to set up two not-for-profit organisations – Coders of Colour, supports more young people from underrepresented backgrounds into tech, and Project Hezi, which tackles education inequality in Nigeria. “I am passionate about adequate education […]

Lucy Hughes - MarinaTex

Share Your Startup Story: MarinaTex – the substitute to single-use plastic bags using ‘fish waste’

The fight against single-use plastic continues well-beyond 2020 and this marine bioplastic design – MarinaTex – wants to exchange plastic in food and drink packages with its own alternative made from fish waste. Created by Lucy Hughes, 24, in 2018 for her final year undergraduate degree project, MarinaTex is the result of over 100 prototype […]

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The 5 Networking events ‘led by young people’ to jumpstart your Media and Creative career

These networking events – created by young people – should be on your new-year-new-me list if you are looking to kickstart your career within the media and creative sector. With research figures showing the UK’s creative sector contributing more than £100 billion per year to the economy and employing around 2 million people, there is […]

Extinction Rebellion

Lessons From Extinction Rebellion – What can they teach us about viral marketing and business branding

Traditional management theory tells us that sustainable advantage means protecting our companies against competitors, imitators and outside influences – So what lessons can Extinction Rebellion teach us about viral marketing to boost a business brand. The world has changed. Customers and communities no longer want to be treated as passive consumers. They want to be […]

The Luxury Student

A Private Members Club Helping Students Get “The Finer Things In Life” – The Luxury Student

Driven by the need to tackle the misconception held by many high-end brands about young people not being able to afford a wealthy lifestyle, 27-year-old Aileen Gilani quit her law degree to turn her lifestyle blog – The Luxury Student – into an online private members club for students “who seek the finer things in […]

social impact

Getting The Right Partnership For Your Social Impact Business

There is a magical space when you want to have a positive social impact and you come together with someone equally as passionate and you start working together. Through conversation, you realise what values you operate from, what assumptions you make about life and what principles influence your decision-making. For example, let’s say you both […]

Rapitation - fitness - iamnewgeneration.co.uk

Rapitation – a new concept using Rap music and Poetry to promote mental health fitness

A newly launched fitness immersive experience – Rapitation – is using Hip Hop music and Spoken word forms during meditation workouts to boost mental wellbeing and redefine how we do mindfulness.  Organised by Sweat & Sound – a wellbeing startup hosting secret transformative dance and fitness events across London – Rapitation is a new creative […]

Invincible Cinema

Invincible Cinema Screen Launched To Teach Under 25s About Social Media Fraud

An invincible cinematic screen experience titled – For Your Eyes Alone – has been launched by Santander in a bid to educate young people about sharing potentially sensitive personal information online. The UK-wide campaign, ‘named as the world’s first invincible cinema’, shows films that are invincible to the naked eye, and can only be watched […]

My Startup Story - photo gallery

My Startup Story Photo Gallery……..Annnnnndddd it’s the 4 week countdown!

My Startup Story photo gallery flashback – giving young founders the platform to share and empower us with their startup stories. The next group of young founders will be sharing tips on how to turn your business dreams into reality, and they will also be discussing their startup stories on diversity, mental health, sharing economy, and […]