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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 Alexis, a Graduate from Generation USA
Alexis joined the inaugural group of recruits at Generation Pittsburgh in September 2014. She is working towards a career in healthcare. Why Generation “Generation Pittsburgh is a group of honest people who’ve come together to help assist the community in a positive way. Generation helps rescue those who need a second chance in life and puts them on the right...
Jan 25, 2017 4:00 PM ET
Meet Borja, a Graduate from Generation Spain
Borja is a 28 year-old male, with a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science and a Master’s degree in Ecology. After university, Borja alternated volunteering with an NGO in Costa Rica and part-time tutoring for middle and high school students in Madrid. Through these experiences, he discovered his passion for teaching and enrolled to earn a second Master’s degree in Education. He...
Jan 13, 2017 9:30 AM ET
Meet Brianna, a Graduate from Generation USA
Brianna joined Generation USA in 2015. After graduation she got a job as a Certified Nursing Assistant at Cadia Rehabilitation. I was unsure about the path I wanted to take Brianna completed high school and enrolled in college — but dropped out after a few months. “Looking back, I didn’t know where I was going with my life. I was unsure about my personal goals...
Jan 12, 2017 8:45 AM ET
Meet Stanley, a Graduate from Generation Kenya
Stanley joined Generation Kenya in 2015. After graduation he got a job as a sales associate with Old Mutual. Poverty blocked my path Stanley is one of eight children who was raised by a single mother in Nairobi. His family often struggled to find money for necessities like food and shelter. “All of us were raised in the slums – we have lived this life for...
Dec 28, 2016 8:15 AM ET
Meet Rahul, Graduate from Generation India
At 28 years old, Rahul Tiwari was one of the oldest participants in Generation’s first personal care assistant (PCA) training cohort in Delhi (PCAs are roughly the equivalent of certified nursing assistants). Although he obtained a bachelor’s degree and studied both banking and accounting, Rahul had long-standing interest in healthcare. Originally from the east Indian state of Bihar,...
Dec 20, 2016 8:15 AM ET