Here come “Z” Women
March is Woman’s month. Here are Dr. Wilen’s insights on Generation Z women and the impact they will have on the workforce and as leaders.
Who is Gen Z?
Gen Z is loosely defined as the generation beginning in the mid to late 1990s. Sparks and Honey report that Gen Z birth years range from 1995- present (2016 the oldest person in this group would be 21). They note that Generation Z will be 40% of the population by 2020 and will be much more diverse with 50% hybrid multicultural backgrounds than previous generations. According to authors Beltramini and Buckley Generation Z is currently about 26 % of the US population with many in college and in the workforce.
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