“I look for two things: the spark in someone’s eyes—because it shows curiosity and engagement. The other thing I try to learn about is how someone has demonstrated adaptability in the face of adversity. That kind of person is going to get through whatever challenge gets thrown at them.”

Mona Mourshed, Founding CEO, Generation

Dr. Mona Mourshed is the founding CEO of Generation and has decades of experience as a leader in the education and workforce space. In her interview, she also shares an anecdote about a Generation graduate in financial sales who grew up in an orphanage and ended up supporting two girls from there with her newly earned savings.

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