Millennials -- in addition to being self-centered and technologically savvy -- are leading with purpose, getting in shape, caring for others, exploring new frontiers, and building the foundations for a better tomorrow.
What if we stopped believing it's only those who work the hardest who bring their ideas to life -- and start admitting it's typically those with the fewest barriers to cross who end up executing the most?
Christine Gary had hopes of setting a world record as the youngest person to run a marathon on each continent. But when she found out that someone else beat her by just a few weeks, she settled on a new challenge.
It seems the article I started to write and never could finish turned out to be troubling foreshadow for Sandy Hook and the ultimate victory of the gun lobby in Wednesday's Senate bill.
We must fight to preserve our proud history as a country that welcomes immigration and condemns religious persecution. We must work together to fight terrorism and prevent violence, as well as to protect innocent targets from hate crimes. Above all, we must learn how to invest in one another.
Whatever your personal reaction to the song "Accidental Racist" may be, the immediate controversy that followed is a reminder that voices appearing to call for unity are subject to intense scrutiny. And that's a good thing.
The sun is shining at South by Southwest as I press an inked stamp of a tyrannosaurus rex onto a woman's forearm. I hand her a flyer and explain we believe in a world where extreme poverty, like dinosaurs, can be extinct.
When millennials -- rich with creative talent -- exercise their skills to further a cause they care about, they are not only contributing social impact, but they are developing their own skills and portfolios. It's not selfish. It's philanthropy 2.0.
One would think that a technology used to rapidly accelerate composting would be an ultimate competitor to the traditional composter.Simply, it is just 'sexier' than the time-tested practice of windrow composting.
This post is part of our Millennial Impact spring series "Getting Fresh." These blogs highlight our young, innovative contributors who have new ideas ...
If we want our students to think about careers in software development, we need to provide them with access, information and mentors.
The Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers (HUCTW), a 4,600 member union comprised of non-faculty staff across Harvard University's campus, has been operating without a contract. For a university that insists on its dedication to social justice, something is missing.
Listing the dismal array of social problems facing the city of Detroit is easier than bobbing your head up and down to an Eminem song.
Millennials don't necessarily want to tear down and get rid of the system; instead, they want to build it, reimagine it, and yes, some even want to run it.
Falsely, neophyte social entrepreneurs often suppose that innovative social change starts with a great idea -- a brilliant insight. Maybe.
A social-impact career requires more than good ideas and good feelings. Here are a few tips to keep in mind if you're ready to create a career that gives back.