Special Video Episode: Generation Connect Global Youth Summit

In this special episode of the podcast, Generation Connect Youth Envoys interview diverse youth as well as decision-makers live at the inaugural Generation Connect Global Youth Summit which took place 2-4 June 2022 at the Intare Conference Arena in Kigali, Rwanda. The Youth Summit preceded WTDC-22.

This episode highlights the personal expectations and experiences of diverse Youth Summit participants and their thoughts on amplifying youth voices in digital development today. The video is fully subtitled.

Main Editor: Darica Egorova, Co-editors: Hu Schu Fei Elisa & Diego Munoz Siegfried


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Ep. 4: Empowering youth in times of digital change

With Vigneswara Ihita Gangavarapu, Roman Gojayev and Natalie Tercova  

This final episode of our first mini-series explores some real-life stories of young people experiencing uncertainty. Featuring Vigneswara Ihita Gangavarapu [Generation Connect Visionaries Board Member], Roman Gojayev [Generation Connect Visionaries Board Member] and Natalie Tercova [Generation Connect Europe Youth Envoy], our guests share their own personal experiences, while discussing the digital challenges and opportunities facing young people in these times of digital transformation.

Hosted by Darica Egorova.  


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Ep. 3: The future of work and employment for youth

With Sinead Bovell, Shergaun Roserie and Valarie Waswa

This third episode tackles one of the most growing concerns of youth today – the future of work and employment. Featuring Sinead Bovell [Generation Connect Visionaries Board Member], Shergaun Roserie [Generation Connect Americas Youth Envoy] and Valarie Waswa [Generation Connect Africa Youth Envoy], together the speakers discuss their professional journeys and share advice for young people navigating the technological changes in the world of work.

Hosted by Arissandra Egorova


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Ep. 2: The future of education through the eyes of youth

With Luke Cavanaugh and Prince Zain El-Hashemite.

In the light of the worldwide changes initiated by the pandemic, this second episode discusses the potential future developments of our educational systems, through the eyes of youth. Luke Cavanaugh, a member of the Generation Connect Visionaries Board and Prince Zain, founder of the Y4X Movement, share their personal academic experiences and views which shape their visions of a future of education with youth and for youth.

Hosted by Arissandra Egorova


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Ep. 1: COVID-19 and the transition to online learning for youth around the world

With Connie Man Hei Siu & Sophiyat Sadiq.

In this first episode of the podcast, Connie and Sophiyat, from the Generation Connect Asia-Pacific and African Regional Youth Groups, share with us their personal stories on how the COVID-19 pandemic impacted their education on two opposite sides of the world, while questionning the relevance of the current educational system in the wake of a global transition to online learning.

Hosted by Arissandra Egorova


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