Today, more than half of the world’s population is under 30 years old, representing a generation of the most connected, educated, and integrated youths in history. The Global Shapers Community of the World Economic Forum recognises young people as critical stakeholders in shaping and delivering a sustainable, equitable and resilient future.
Rethinking the past, present, and future
Concurrently, with artificial intelligence at the helm of what has been named the Fourth Industrial Revolution, technological change is shaping and re-shaping the world around us with unprecedented velocity, scope, and systems impact. Thought leaders are drawing similarities between today’s overall state of flux – be it political, societal, or economic – and prior periods in history. Some have been doing so by putting these changes in the context of revolving generational patterns and archetypes.
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