On the TED radio hour this sunday 15th January, we hear from TED speakers searching to define themselves and their generation.
Whether you call them Millennials, Generation Y, or the Me Generation, one thing's for certain: this generation of young people will change the world. But how different is this hyper-connected generation from its predecessors? And what will be its legacy? In this hour, we hear from TED speakers searching to define themselves and their generation.
At 18, Natalie Warne's work with the Invisible Children movement made her a hero for young activists. She calls on young people not to let age stop them from changing the world.
Psychologist Meg Jay has a message for twentysomethings: just because marriage, work and kids happen later, doesn't mean you can't start planning now. She tells twentysomethings how they can reclaim adulthood in the defining decade of their lives.
Charlie Hoehn graduated college during a recession, constantly hearing the mantra "you've got to take what you can get." But after months of rejection, he stopped following that advice. He describes how he built a career by working for free.
YouTube Trends Manager Kevin Allocca watches and thinks about popular videos for a living. He talks about how interactive participation has become a crucial part of entertainment -- and that Millennials will only demand more
Tavi Gevinson had a hard time finding strong female, teenage role models, so she built a space where they can find each other. She talks about how her site Rookie and others are putting an unapologetically uncertain and complex face on feminism