A New America

A New America: Austin

March 25, 2014
Austin, TX

Millennials are on track to be the most educated, the most connected, and the most wired generation, with a bent for entrepreneurship and service. Evidence shows that Millennials may represent the tipping point generation in America, whose preferences and priorities are setting the direction for public and private life over the decades ahead. They are, by far, the most diverse generation in American history, with non-whites comprising about 40 percent. Austin, Texas has become a hub for Millennials and millennial entrepreneurs; the city's open and collaborative business climate has turned it into a unique entrepreneurship incubator.

The National Journal and The Atlantic hosted the second in a series of town hall events in to the heart of Austin to examine the opportunities, inclinations and impact of this giant influential generation. This exciting event focused on how Millennials are using entrepreneurship to build a pathway to success, and featured insights from Millennials, government officials, educators, entrepreneurs, and more.

Tuesday, March 25
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

University of Texas at Austin
Student Activity Center
Black Box Theater
2201 Speedway
Austin, Texas

Click here for more information

Presented by

Atlantic Live



Presenting Level

Also in This Series

  • A New America: Empowering Hispanic Millennials for Tech Leadership

    During Hispanic Heritage Month, National Journal and The Atlantic considered the steps needed to grow the involvement of the Hispanic community in STEM fields.

  • A New America: Washington, D.C.

    The Atlantic and National Journal hosted the fourth and final event in a series of town hall events on how millennials are engaging in entrepreneurship and service. Government officials, entrepreneurs, and millennials themselves shared insights on how this influential generation is choosing to pursue meaningful careers.

  • Culture

    A New America: Richmond

    On April 16th, The Atlantic and National Journal hosted the third in a series of town hall events on how Millennials are engaging in entrepreneurship and service.

Upcoming Events

  • Culture

    The Future of Work Summit

    The Atlantic will delve into strategies for America to fully address the opportunities and rising challenges we face in an era of increased automation and globalization.

  • Technology

    Atlantic Exchange featuring
    General (Ret.) Keith Alexander

    The Atlantic will hold a high-stakes conversation on the state of the threat and what governments and businesses can do to keep digital data safe and secure.

  • Politics

    Reforming Criminal Justice

    In this Next America forum, The Atlantic will engage with state and local leaders, law enforcement officials and community activists for a conversation on how emerging policies will affect safety and justice in St. Louis and in the country at large.