Millennials, born between 1980 and 2000, are taking over the workforce. But, as digital natives–people who were born into a rapidly-advancing online world–their worldview is different than their Boomer and Gen X parents’ . Learn about the challenges and benefits of “Millennials In The New Economy.” Generation issues can be a divisive topic for businesses, organizations, and even families. While it's not a new problem, the advent of the internet and 24/7 media has made the topic louder and always at the forefront of society's minds. This topic allows for a wide range of issues to be covered, including: + Who are the Millennials (and why should I care?) + Why Millennials are pursuing entrepreneurship + Working together in the workplace + How Millennials are changing corporate culture + Sub generations: The "Oregon Trail" Generation and the almost-40 Millennials + We're really not that different: youth culture and selfies at Woodstock + The post-Millennials: the rise of Generation Z (born between 2000 and 2020) This program can be presented as a 15-minute informational talk or an interactive presentation up to 90 minutes long. Please contact Mallie with additional ideas and adaptations. --- Mallie is a real-life Millennial with a house, a spouse, a Master's, and a business. She is in the upper middle of the Millennial age range, giving her a unique perspective on the issues. Mallie is aware that this can be a touchy subject for some groups, so she takes an academic approach to the topic, never placing blame or shame on any generation for natural conflicts that arise. She won't tell Boomers that Millennials are "entitled," and she won't tell Millennials that Boomers are "out-of-touch." She is host of The Off-Road Millennial podcast, a show dedicated to fellow overeducated and underfulfilled people of her generation, and has contributed to millennial-focused sites and shows like GenYize, The Chelsea Krost Radio Show, and The Motivated Millennial.