Generation News

May 20, 2020

Generation India partners with medical, government, and other organizations to support free course

As the coronavirus pandemic creates an alarming situation across the globe, organizations in many sectors in India are mounting an unparalleled response. Generation India has organized a coalition of partners to offer a free online training module for nurses in the fight against COVID-19. The coalition includes Columbia Asia Hospital (medical partner/author), Trained Nurses’ Association…

May 18, 2020

Mona Mourshed interviewed in Independent (UK)

After coronavirus some companies will see a demand increase while others may shut down altogether, writes Zlata Rodionova. But Mona Mourshed is looking to find people new careers with new skills and create employment ecosystems. For years, there’s been a widening gap between the skills that companies need, those that workers have, and those given…

April 8, 2020

Course to upskill nurses working with COVID-19 patients launches in Italy

In Italy, a group of medical, academic, nonprofit, and private sector partners launched a new, free training course to upskill nursing staff working with COVID-19 patients. The lessons offer practical and immediately applicable support in the areas of: use of personal protective equipment, non-invasive ventilation, and stress management in emergency situations. To date, 32,000 nurses…

March 14, 2020

Generation’s Response to COVID-19

Updated as of April 8th One of our core values as an organization is that we “go further, together”, and it could not be more true of our global community in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Like everyone around the world, we have been following the outbreak very closely, and we will post ongoing updates…

March 10, 2020

More than 5,000 youth graduate with skills needed by employers in Kenya

Today, more than 5,000 youth graduated from the Generation Kenya program with job-ready skills for high growth sectors of garment, finance, retail and restaurant, food and beverage, and consumer goods. These young people underwent 4-8 weeks of training before being connected with jobs in the respective sectors. The skills acquired by the graduates will spur…
November 12, 2019

Generation’s Fifth Anniversary

Five years ago, Generation launched with small pilot programs in Spain and the United States. Today, Generation has expanded operations to 13 countries: Australia, Brazil, France, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Kenya, Mexico, Pakistan, Singapore, Spain, UK, and USA. Nearly 33,000 people have graduated from Generation programs, been placed in employment, and increased their income by…

July 24, 2019

ReGeneration IT Employment Program Graduates First Class of Adult Learners

Last week, the first class of ReGeneration IT students took the stage at Florida State College at Jacksonville, Downtown in a graduation celebration. The graduates, all mature workers age 40 and above who were previously displaced, unemployed, or underemployed workers, completed eleven weeks of bootcamp-style career reskilling. “The decision to change careers, learn new skills,…