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Learn About Generation's Impact in India, Kenya, Mexico, Spain and the U.S.

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India Impact Overview

Generation India offers programs in healthcare, training people to be general duty assistants, and in food and beverage-focused hospitality.

  • 95% placed in jobs
  • 79% outperforming their peers
  • 94% retention (vs. industry average of 40%)
  • 100% of employers would hire again

Impact Spotlight

Learn About Generation's Impact on Employers

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Employer Impact

We work with 400+ employer partners globally to provide them high-quality talent for entry-level positions.

  • 98% of our employers would hire Generation graduates again

  • 87% across all programs (50% industry average)

  • 88% of our employers say that Generation graduates perform better than average

 

Delivery Impact

Learn About Generation's Impact on Young People

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Our Impact

Launched in 2015, Generation is committed not only to achieving the greatest impact we can, but also to sharing what we're learning and doing.

Overview

  • Countries: 5

  • Graduates: 8,000+

  • Cities: 24

  • Sites: 53

Key Stats

  • 54% of our graduates are female

  • 1/3 of all graduates have children

  • 2-6X more income per student ($10M in cumulative salaries)

Meet Erick from Generation Mexico

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Erick graduated as part of Generation’s second cohort in Mexico in October 2015.

Meet Guillermo from Generation Spain

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Guillermo joined Generation in Madrid in 2014. After graduation he got a job as a Digital Consultant.

My job was to look for a job

Like many fresh university graduates in Spain, Guillermo experienced the country’s high rate of youth unemployment first-hand. “My job was to look for a job. I assumed someone was hiring people somehow, but I had no idea how to get a job. I sent my resume to many employers, but got nowhere. It wasn’t easy.”

Meet Nazni from Generation India

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Nazni joined Generation India in 2015. After graduation she got a job as a General Duty Assistant (GDA) in the Echocardiography Department at Saket City Hospital.

No job, no opportunity to study

Meet Jessica from Generation USA

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In late 2014, Jessica was working full-time at a daycare center in Pittsburgh and making minimum wage. Although she enjoyed the care-taking elements of working with children, Jessica had hoped to enter the healthcare field for quite some time. The daycare was understaffed and she often had to take on evening shifts. As a single mother, Jessica typically had to care for her children at work after school. She remembered, “I never got off on time and the kids were with me.

JAX Graduates its First Class!

Jacksonville youth employment initiative graduates first class, launches new program in New Town area
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Building on the success of its inaugural Information Technology (IT) class, Generation — a youth employment program — started its second IT course this week at Florida State College’s (FSCJ) Advanced Technology Center. On Monday, June 13, it is also launching a Customer Service program at Edward Waters College in partnership with the New Town Success Zone. The program’s expansion comes after the first Jacksonville class of 22 students successfully graduated in late May, with the majority of these young people already employed at local companies.

Generation in Spain

87% of Generation Spain graduates placed in jobs
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Available programs in the U.S. include digital marketing, sales, web development and insurance sales.  

June 2016 Updates

Cisco's Big Bet on a Big Idea

by Tae Yoo, Senior Vice President Corporate Affairs
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This blog originally appeared on The Huffington Post

Two years ago, I stood on stage in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, with a quote on the screen behind me. It read, “All it takes is one big idea to change the world.”

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