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Innovation

Book by NYU Dropouts Aims to Prove Why Millennials Aren’t ‘the Lazy Generation’

If you type “millennials are” into Google, “lazy,” “stupid,” and “doomed” are among the top autocomplete search suggestions.

Debunking these sterotypes is the mission of Stacey Ferreira and Jared Kleinert, two millennials who dropped out of NYU. They’ve found their own definitions of success and are now sharing the stories of other ambitious young people whose descriptors sound more like “driven” and “passionate” than those mentioned above. Their new book, titled 2 Billion Under 20, features 75 successes younger than 20 who have made names for themselves as entrepreneurs, technocrats, biomedical breakouts, social pathfinders and more.

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