About us

Generation is a global nonprofit network that supports people to achieve economic mobility and a better life.

A quick video about what we do at Generation

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Our mission

We transform education to employment systems to prepare, place, and support people into life-changing careers that would otherwise be inaccessible.

Our vision

A meaningful career and sustained well-being for every person, anywhere in the world.

Our Values

We live and work by an important set of values

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Go further, together

We are better together. We collaborate with and help others, both inside and outside of Generation.

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Solve problems that matter

We work on activities that advance our mission, and rigorously measure impact to allocate time and resources.

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Better our best

As long as we use data, experience, and dialogue to grow and improve, we are moving in the right direction.

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Empower and support

We support each other personally and professionally, allowing our unique talents and capabilities to flourish.

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Here to serve

We commit to enabling the growth of our participants, and to providing great talent for our employer partners.

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Be open and transparent

We believe in honest sharing. We welcome diverse perspectives, opinions, and ideas.

Our Impact

We define impact as advancing on three dimensions simultaneously


Breadth

Our annual and cumulative volume of graduates around the world

106,020

graduates across 18 countries since launching in 2015


Depth

Our employment and income outcomes within 3 and 6 months of program completion

86%

of graduates placed in jobs within six months of program completion (75% at three months)

$1 billion

in cumulative wages earned by graduates since 2015


Durability

Sustained employment, income, and well-being outcomes over time per different country economy type

High income countries

74%

Upper-middle income countries

98%

Lower-middle income countries

58%

of employed alumni earning a living wage 2-5 years after program completion (World Bank country income groups)

More Impact

Annual Reports & Financials

Dive inside our global impact, graduate stories, and future plans. Find out more about our audited combined Financial Statements: Audited financial statements, 990s and Annual report.

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Our Partners

We work with a broad spectrum of employers, funders and government partners

Funders 90+

public and private funders support our impact.

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Employers 15,000+

employer partners, ranging from Fortune 500 companies to small businesses. Over the last 12 months, 72% of employed graduates were hired by repeat employers.

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Governments 10

Governments engage with Generation in a variety of projects.

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Recognition

Generation has been recognized by a wide range of leading organizations for our work

Named #62 of the top 200 social good orgs in the world

2023

Winner

Learning Engineering Tools Competition, Adult Learning Track

2022

DRK Entrepreneur

2022

Winner

Global EdTech Award & Gold Award, Nurturing Employability

2022

Our Future

Our global priorities

We believe in the power of employment to change lives. We’re organizing our work from 2023-25 around three pillars — innovate, advocate, and grow — that will drive our mission forward.

Innovate

Develop and strengthen the curriculum, tools, services, and digital infrastructure for Generation in-country affiliates to deliver programs.

Advocate

Raise Generation’s global voice through original research, data insights, third party assessments, and Alumni platforms.

Grow

Expand Generation’s impact by launching a new remote delivery model in countries outside our existing network.

Read our 3 year strategy

Our people

A talented, dedicated group of individuals around the world drive our work.

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Careers at Generation Generation is a great place to work

Working at Generation is more than just a job. It is an opportunity to drive global social impact. It is a place where every employee can thrive.

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