Dr. Mona Mourshed is the President and CEO of Generation: You Employed, an independent non-profit founded by McKinsey & Company. Generation trains and places disconnected youth in jobs; and, after three years of operation, it is live in eight countries and 65 cities, with 20,000 graduates and 1900+ employer partners. Generation has recently introduced a new program, called ReGeneration, which trains and places mid-tenure workers whose jobs have been displaced due to automation and digitization.
Mona also leads McKinsey & Company’s global social responsibility agenda. Mona has authored widely cited employment reports, including Education to Employment: Getting Europe’s Youth Into Work and Education to Employment: Designing a System That Works. Mona has also published and been featured in multiple articles in prominent press. She was selected as one of Fortune Magazine’s ’40 under 40’, previously served on the Board of Governors of the International Baccalaureate Organization and Junior Achievement Worldwide, is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and a board member of New America. Mona has a B.A. from Stanford University and a Ph.D. from MIT.