Millennial Women and the Future

Nov 27, 2010

 How Millennial Women Are Shaping Our Future

The Huffington Post
Post by Lindsey Pollak
October 26, 2010

"t's not easy for twentysomething women these days.

"Every day there are stories in the media about Generation Y: They have helicopter parents who run their lives! They are a "lost generation" who will never find jobs! They are coddled and entitled and can't pay attention for more than 140 characters at a time!

"While there are certainly truths underneath these headlines -- many Gen Ys look for parental support, they are facing a very tough job market and they love texting -- I've often wondered why, particularly in today's challenging times, we aren't eager to seek out more positive stories about our future leaders. In my experience working with and studying Millennials for the past eight years, I've found a large majority of them to be amazingly optimistic, innovative and courageous -- particularly the women, many of whom have grown up with access to more life options than any generation of women in history." More.