https://www.mos.org/explore/subspace/millennials-gen-y-covid Museum of Science
1 Science Park
Boston, MA 02114
This virtual offering will stream live from the Museum of Science for registrants to enjoy at home. Registrants will receive links to view this program via email within 24 hours of the event start time.
Millennials in America have long been deemed an “unlucky generation” growing up in the face of financial recessions, acts of terrorism, generations of systemic racism, and paralyzing waves of unemployment rates. However, they are also a generation of persistence and perseverance, continuing to get back on their feet to achieve the “American Dream” despite crippling and unprecedented hurdles.
The challenges Gen Y has had to face have only worsened in 2020 with the destructive force of COVID-19. For many millennials this universal pause occurred at a pivotal point in their lives with many finally achieving career success, financial stability, and looking toward marriage, children, homeownership, and more. With the world scrambling to survive the unimaginable, how are millennials navigating through this period of isolation and what are their thoughts on what the new landscape for Generation Y will look like post-COVID?
Join a diverse panel of millennial voices to hear firsthand how the coronavirus has affected all aspects of their lives, including the Broadway performer whose dream role came to a halt, the entrepreneur whose new business continues to face an uncertain future, and a new mother navigating the path of motherhood, and be inspired by their message of hope.