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Hosted by two (self-declared) iconic Generation Zers, writer Gianluca Russo and consultant Emma Havighorst, Generation Slay is an interview show featuring the Gen Z entrepreneurs, creatives, and innovators who are killing it in their fields. Each week Emma and Gianluca take on a new topic and interviewee to learn how they've achieved so much at such a young age, what motivates them, and how you can do all of it too.

Hosted by two (self-declared) iconic Generation Zers, writer Gianluca Russo and consultant Emma Havighorst, Generation Slay is an interview show featuring the Gen Z entrepreneurs, creatives, and innovators who are killing it in their fields. Each week Emma and Gianluca take on a new topic and interviewee to learn how they've achieved so much at such a young age, what motivates them, and how you can do all of it too.
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United States

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Hosted by two (self-declared) iconic Generation Zers, writer Gianluca Russo and consultant Emma Havighorst, Generation Slay is an interview show featuring the Gen Z entrepreneurs, creatives, and innovators who are killing it in their fields. Each week Emma and Gianluca take on a new topic and interviewee to learn how they've achieved so much at such a young age, what motivates them, and how you can do all of it too.

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English

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9082020764


Episodes

Marketer Joy Ofodu on Amplifying Marginalized Voices Through Social Media

7/16/2019
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On today’s episode, Joy Ofodu joins us to talk marketing, how gen z is utilizing social media, and how she’s helping to create communities that uplift marginalized voices. Joy is an avid marketer with a passion for engaging digital communities, who has spoken through brands such as Facebook, Star Wars, thredUP and the NAACP Image Awards. She currently supports Instagram’s San Francisco-based Marketing team in its global efforts to uplift teen voices. Find Joy online at @joyofodu. Throughout...

Duration:00:24:22

Photographer Lauren Tepfer on Landing Major Brand Campaigns by Using Her Creative Voice

7/2/2019
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On today’s episode, Lauren Tepfer joins us to talk about photography, working with huge brands like Nike and Converse and much more. Lauren is a 19-year-old photographer from suburban New Jersey. In 2016, Lauren signed with production company Adolescent and since has been commissioned by Nike, Converse, VSCO, Vans, and Google to work on professional campaigns. Lauren has had her photo work in both LA and NYC, her films screened in NYC and has been written about in PAPER, Teen Vogue, NYLON,...

Duration:00:23:42

YouTuber Caitlin da Silva on Building an Engaged Audience Through Authenticity

6/25/2019
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On today’s episode, Caitlin da Silva joins us to talk YouTube, bullet journaling, and the business of influence and content creation! Caitlin Da Silva is a 22-year-old Canadian YouTuber whose lifestyle channel, Caitlin's Corner, has over a hundred thousand followers and over ten million views across her two hundred videos. She covers a wide range of topics including planning, organization, books, health, study tips, and plans on transitioning to working on YouTube full time after her...

Duration:00:29:42

Activist and Entrepreneur Ziad Ahmed on the Vital Importance of Gen Z Having a Voice in Society

6/18/2019
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On today’s episode, Ziad Ahmed on to discuss his amazing companies, the power of Gen Z, and being a prominent voice of our generation. Ziad is an 20-year-old sophomore at Yale University. He is an unapologetic American-Muslim-Bangladeshi student activist, entrepreneur, and speaker. Ziad founded a teen organization, redefy (www.redefy.org), committed to furthering equality in 2013. As an entrepreneur, Ziad has co-founded JÜV Consulting Inc. (www.juvconsulting.com), which is a Generation Z...

Duration:00:29:53

Influencer and Brand Consultant Justina Sharp on the Business of Content Creation

6/11/2019
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On today’s episode, Justina Sharp joins us to talk creating content, working with brands, and how she got started. Justina is a 21-year-old Los Angeles-based lifestyle and beauty content creator, advice columnist, and journalist. She started out writing for her own blog, A Bent Piece of Wire, in 2011 and continued on to write for major publications like Teen Vogue and Huffington Post. Justina has worked with major companies like IKEA, Bumble, and Smashbox, creating unique content with them...

Duration:00:38:54

Google Product Manager Michael Sayman on Launching Successful Apps and the Truth Behind Being Self-Taught

6/4/2019
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On today’s episode, Google Product Manager Michael Sayman joins us to talk his career in tech, at incredible companies like Facebook and Google, being self-taught, and gaining recognition and success at a young age. Michael Sayman is a 22-year-old first-generation Latin American mobile application entrepreneur and software engineer. Michael published his first app to the App Store (iOS) when he was 13 years old and later gained recognition from Mark Zuckerberg with his launch of 4 Snaps, a...

Duration:00:29:29

Teen Vogue Writers Isabella Gomez Sarmiento and Tess Garcia on Freelancing and the Future of Digital Media

5/28/2019
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On today’s episode, freelance writers Tess Garcia and Isabella Gomez Sarmiento join us to talk the ever-changing media landscape, getting published in major publications while still in college, and much more. Tess Garcia is a student at the University of Michigan who doesn’t really feel like explaining her major. She’s penned articles for InStyle, Teen Vogue, Ms. Magazine, Latina Magazine and more. She’s also a certified yoga instructor and sticks her head under the sink several times a day...

Duration:00:45:03

Comedian Ruby Karp on Being a Trailblazing Female Voice in a Male-Dominated Industry

5/21/2019
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On today’s episode, Ruby Karp joins us to talk comedy, writing a book, and just generally being super successful. Ruby Karp has been performing at UCB in New York City since she was a fetus. She's talked about feminism with Amy Poehler in Smart Girls at the Party, won a Moth slam, she's done a TEDx talk, spoken at the UN and hosted StuVoice. She is the author of Earth Hates Me and she currently hosts the monthly stand up show, We Hope You Have Fun at UCB, where she has been since 2014. She's...

Duration:00:28:41

Celebrity Designer Tyler Lambert on Harnessing the Social Media Power of Gen Z Influencers and the Future of Streetwear

5/14/2019
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On today’s episode, Tyler Lambert joins us to talk about designing clothing, breaking into the fashion industry, and harnessing the power of Gen Z mega-influencers. Tyler is a 22 year old fashion designer who began designing at age 12 before launching his first label called 'Doll House Studio by Tyler Lambert' only two years later. Without connections or access to celebrities, he quickly built his brand through social media over the years, drawing the attention of Kylie Jenner, Sophia...

Duration:00:30:35

Author and Activist Aija Mayrock on Creating an Empowering and Safe Online Community

5/7/2019
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On today’s episode, Aija Mayrock joins us to talk about her book, “The Survival Guide to Bullying”, her public speaking and writing work, and connecting to and engaging with a Gen Z audience in an authentic way. Aija has written a #1 bestselling book, she speaks to audiences from students to educators to politicans, and she has performed her spoken word poetry in major venues like Madison Square Garden and the United Nations. You can follow her online @aijamayrock. Throughout the pod, we...

Duration:00:30:06

Teaser: Get to Know Your Generation Slay Co-Hosts

4/16/2019
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In today’s trailer, our wonderful co-hosts, Gianluca Russo and Emma Havighorst, sit down to chat about all-things Gen Z, their careers, and the advice they’d give to their peers and the Gen Z-ers coming up after them. Stay tuned for the first full episode in two weeks, launching on May 7th and releasing every Tuesday after that! For more Generation Slay, check us out @generationslay on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook and on our website, www.generationslay.com. Follow the co-hosts across...

Duration:00:24:51