Emi Kolawole

Washington Post

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Editor of Innovations and On Giving section at the Washington Post; "Global Shaper" at the 2012 Davos Economic Forum, which gave a platform to "Millenials" for the first time

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Unemployment among people 18 to 34 is a " catastrophe ," according to founder and director Klaus Schwab at his latest economic forum at Davos in Switzerland.  His solution is to…

Youth Unemployment and the Entrepreneurial Spirit

Unemployment among people 18 to 34 is a " catastrophe ," according to founder and director Klaus Schwab at his latest economic forum at Davos in Switzerland.  His solution is to…

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Unemployment among young people in the US is around 16 percent. Elsewhere in the world, it's much higher.

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Unemployment among young people in the US is around 16 percent. Elsewhere in the world, it's much higher.

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