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
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