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November 2007
A Generation Defined
Apathetic, self-absorbed, oblivious to the world’s problems, lazy and entitled. Those are the stereotypes about this generation.

Through Imagining Ourselves, you have shown otherwise. Each story, picture, song and film speaks of a vibrant, positive, and engaged generation.

More than a million of women from all over the world flocked to the project and answered the question: What defines your generation of women? Your voice has emphatically shattered stereotypes, and questioned the status quo.

As the new generation of women you know that you’ve been given many choices. And you’re grateful, positive and hopeful in utilizing them. You refuse to be boxed in, and although there are still boundaries and borders that circumscribe you, you constantly test and defy them, always reinventing yourself.

Individually unique – representing many cultures, languages, experiences and perspectives – you are united in your common struggle to manifest your own potential in the world. You know that change is possible and you are not afraid to fight for it with fearlessness and creativity.

You came, you saw, you commented. And you showed us what it means to be a young woman today.

What DOES define our generation of women? Join the conversation.


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