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Next Gen,

Evening, Next Gen! We trust this Monday has kicked off another momentous week, despite any cold and rainy weather.

With just a few weeks left in the year, we know what’s on your mind: When is the Next Gen HQ team holiday card arriving?! Don’t you worry — we’re on it ?.

Just kidding (kind of). What you’re really asking for is an opportunity to get together with fellow Next Gen all-stars one last time before we bid farewell to 2019. Well, you’re in luck. Join us Wednesday, December 18th for an impactful evening event hosted in downtown Manhattan! Learn more about programming and how to reserve your spot here.

Meet Brooke Wyatt

Founder and CEO of Rosie Boutique, Brooke is building an e-commerce boutique for women, setting the world on fire.

Meet Orin Davis

Investigator at Quality of Life Laboratory, Orin is a self-actualization engineer who makes workplaces great places to work.

Shoutout to…

? Rachel ZietzClaire CoderNick MaresJeremy CaiTiffany ZhongJason ShumanTara BoschSamir GoelAhva SadeghiNikita Gupta, and the Next Gen entrepreneurs who were named to the 2020 Forbes 30 Under 30 list!

Book We’re Loving

? The Little Prince (Antoine de Saint-Exupéry)


Podcast We’re Listening To

? How to Change Your Mind (Freakonomics)


Video We’re Watching

? Want to See if Someone is a Good Leader? (Inc)


Articles We’re Reading

? Convert Your Work (Next Gen Team)

? 30 Legendary Startup Pitch Decks And What You Can Learn From Them (Aaron Lee)

⭐ Knowledge is power, sharing knowledge is powerful (Robbrecht Van Amerongen)

Our two-cents on Van Amerongen’s article

“The necessity for conversation is reaching a crescendo. As individuals, we offer an abundance of value by virtue of our unique perspective, and the sharing of ideas is crucial for inspiring intellectual growth — both our own and that of our peers. Through dialogue, words have the power to inspire and teach. Let’s respectfully share our thoughts and ideas, creating conversation while encouraging others to do the same.” — Dylan G. Co-founder of Next Gen HQ

? $8,000 @ Scholarship for Change
Project Yellow Light is seeking high school and college students to submit creative projects to encourage peers to “drive undistracted” through video, billboard, and radio submissions. Learn more here.

? Product Engineer @ Y Combinator
Y Combinator’s Startup School is hiring a full-time Product Engineer to join the San Francisco team to launch new products, write software, and more. Learn more here.

?‍⚖️ Virtual Judges @ Entrepreneurship Challenge

Global entrepreneurship competition The Diamond Challenge invites Next Gen-ers to act as virtual judges and provide critical evaluations to young entrepreneurs. Learn more here.

“We tend to doubt ourselves, and then we don’t take the risks that will bring us the greatest rewards.”

Learn from Julie Frieswyk: Assistant Director at Horn Entrepreneurship, Julie shares the importance of self-confidence and trust in building your future.

Thanks for tuning in. Enjoy tonight’s ?Roundup? Drop us a note by hitting ‘reply.’ We love to hear from you. Until next week, keep changing the world.

Now that’s momentum,



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