Dr. Mona Mourshed is the President and founding CEO of Generation: You Employed, a global non-profit.
Generation trains and places disconnected youth in jobs; and, after five years of operation, it is live in twelve countries and 100 cities, with 32,000 graduates and 3000+ employer partners. Generation has recently introduced a new program, called ReGeneration, which trains and places mid-career individuals in jobs, with a focus on those displaced by automation and digitization. Mona previously founded and led McKinsey & Company’s global education practice, and currently leads McKinsey’s global social responsibility agenda. Mona has authored widely cited education reports, including Education to Employment: Getting Europe’s Youth Into Work, Education to Employment: Designing a System That Works, How the World’s Most Improved School Systems Keep Getting Better, and How the World’s Best Performing School Systems Come Out on Top.
She was selected as one of Fortune Magazine’s ’40 under 40’, sits on the boards of New America, Teach for All, and Philanthropy University, and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. She previously served on the Board of Governors of the International Baccalaureate Organization. Mona has a B.A. from Stanford University and a Ph.D. from MIT. She holds dual Egyptian and American citizenship.