WEWORK GROWTH CAMPUS

WeWork launches ‘Growth Campus’ to kickstart the UK startup scene – post covid

The newly launched £15 million initiative Growth Campus by WeWork – a global workspace hub – is aimed at boosting the UK’s entrepreneurial ecosystem and playing its part in the economic recovery. The pandemic has opened up a big challenge for growth-companies, with innovation being key to a thriving economy and Growth Campus wants to […]

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Ideas: British young inventors ‘working for a better world’ from across the UK

Shining ‘light on the best of British ingenuity’ are the 2021 winners of the Young Innovators awards using their ideas to work ‘for a better world’ from across the country. With ideas ranging from using empty shops on local high streets as Creative Youth Labs, to creating a secure currency exchange platform for Africans living […]

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Comic drawing competition celebrating women and young people leading ‘transformative’ change

Generation equality: picture it! wants you to turn your idea – of a gender equal generation – into a comic, in the push for more female and youth leaders. Launched by Cartooning for Peace, an organisation using humour to bring people together, together with United Nations Women, the global challenge is part of the campaign for […]

#evoiamnewgen – celebrating the next generation of leaders fixing their country’s societal issues to becoming self-sustainable

The accelerated effects of climate change coupled with the current viral outbreak and the displacement of people have turned the world’s axis on its head. #evoiamnewgen represents the next generation of leaders solving their country’s socio-economic problems and fast-tracking its growth towards being self-sufficient. Inspired by the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), #evoiamnewgen is a global-focused journalism project spotlighting young people, under […]

Black Fund

New fund ‘Common Call’ launched for UK Black-led charities and social enterprises supporting communities impacted by Covid-19

Charities and social enterprises – led by Black founders and people of colour – can now apply to receive a new grant funding of up to £3,000 to ‘socially empower’ their community-focused impact work.  The Common Call fund is jointly set up by Do It Now Now (DINN), an open innovation organisation working to socially […]

Financial

Normalise teaching more financial education in schools for the next generation – beyond the ‘theory’

We must get this balance right – the impact on the economy and on the financial wellbeing of individuals could be huge, and in a positive way. I finished secondary school in 2008 and was lucky enough to have attended both a private and grammar school over the course of my education. As grateful as […]

Arts - I Am New Generation Magazine

These Arts workers moved online during the pandemic and they are ‘thriving’

The coronavirus pandemic has turned many industries upside down in a matter of weeks – and the arts sector is no exception. As insiders warn that the arts and cultural sectors are at risk of collapse without support, many workers have begun moving their businesses online. In addition to using video platforms such as Zoom […]

Maya Lingam - EcoSpot - Sustainability

How EcoSpot aims to simplify sustainability using a collective effort

We are often bombarded with messages about reducing our carbon footprint and leading more sustainable lives but it can be difficult to know where to start. Maya Lingam, founder of early-stage startup EcoSpot has used her personal experiences to design a solution. She explains: “The idea for EcoSpot came about a year ago when I […]

Economy

As a young scientist…the economy will always exist but we want our future to be stable and safe

We only get one planet. The economy will always exist, whether crashing or rising, but we want our future to be stable and safe – that means economically and environmentally. The current pandemic is not enough to distract the attention away from the looming threat of climate change and the young activists behind the call […]

Black Lives Matter - #BLM

The World – If you care about me as a Black person…

If you care about me as a Black person, just like your ‘Black Lives Matter’ social media solidarity statements, then respect me as a human being just like yourself. You are supporting the ‘Black Lives Matter’ (#BLM) protest and you are using your platform to highlight the society’s continuous maltreatment of Black people and calling […]