- Generation whY - 20131031- Erin Schrode

Join host, Andrew Tint as he highlights the issues facing Generation Y. Generation whY explores the issues facing Millennials.

This week Generation whY has the privilege of being joined by Teens Turning Green founder Erin Schrode. Erin Schrode is a young ecoRenaissance woman. As the “face of the new green generation,” the co-founder of Teens Turning Green promotes global sustainability, youth leadership, environmental education, and conscious lifestyle choices. Since 2005, her youth-led non-profit has worked to raise public awareness about environmental and social responsibility for individuals, schools, and communities through education and advocacy – inspiring the transition from conventional to conscious living. 

The “sustainability prodigy” has been featured in and tapped as an expert for the New York Times, Vanity Fair, San Francisco Chronicle, New York Post, Seventeen Magazine, Teen Vogue, National Geographic; on ABC, NBC, BBC, CNN, FOX, MTV, PBS, Discovery, E!, CurrentTV, Sundance; on The Huffington Post, AOL, HelloGiggles, GOOD, Slate; in various books, publications, and multimedia outlets. With the White House calling her "a dynamic, passionate and ambitious young woman committed to creating big change everywhere she goes."

Erin just graduated from New York University as a prestigious DEANS Scholar – spending terms abroad in the Middle East, West Africa, South America, and Europe – with a degree in Social and Cultural Analysis. Having visited over sixty countries, Erin has developed a keen global perspective and hopes to inspire her peers to take action and make the world a more sustainable and just place for future generations.

The concerns confronting the millennial generation affect more than just a select few- the entire nation is deeply impacted by the tribulations of Generation Y as they come of age. Join Andrew as he discusses a wide range of topics that include; student loan debt, internships, social media, and more. His guests will include OURTIME.org co-founder Matt Segal, The host of the David Pakman show David Pakman, and more.

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