Sit down with Fashion Snoops

Some highlights listed below – last week I spoke with Fashion Snoops as part of their “Fireside Streams” series of discussions with “a range of characters from the zeitgeist – from macro thinkers and artists, to change makers and disruptors”. Influencer culture is undergoing a sea change and the influencers who succeed from here on out will be the…

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The resilience of Gen Z

What’s often talked about is Gen Z anxiety. What’s not talked about enough is their resilience. Yes, the pandemic and racial injustice are defining moments for Gen Z, but thanks to the chaotic times Zs grew up in, they’ve built “emotional antibodies” that help them maintain their resilience. Zs are rightly called the “anxious generation,” but they should…

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Gen Z took their activism indoors

The pandemic didn’t slow Gen Z activism down, they merely took their activism indoors. Gen Z climate crusaders Greta Thunberg and Xiye Bastida started a digital strike initiative, the anti-gun violence group March for Our Lives tweeted, “taking to the streets is not the only way we can organize to make change […] Join us for a…

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Everyday Activists

Gen Zs are ringing in a new era of protest culture, flash philanthropy and change-making movements, and redefining activism as an urgent and all-encompassing endeavor.  While Boomers protested Vietnam and Xers fought the man, apathetic Millennials swung the other way, becoming known as comparably lazy “clicktavists” who signed online petitions and and shared articles on…

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