One Marketer’s Mission To Help Millennials Change the World

Amanda Slavin wants to change the way we feel about education.

With experiences building marketing departments from the ground up and activating communities to engage with brands, Amanda uses education to grow. Amanda earned her Masters in Curriculum and Instruction and later went on to found her own company, CatalystCreativ, that helps brands tell stories that move people.

A cyclist and a foodie, Amanda balances her busy life with meditation in the mornings and making sure she gets at least 7 hours of sleep a night. Amanda describes a typical day in her life, how she stays inspired and why she loves sharing her personality on about.me.

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Brand Yourself For Your Ideal Career: Livestream Event with General Assembly and our Founder + CEO Tony Conrad

Are you aware of how you look online? What kind of online identity do you have and are you in control? If you’re a job seeker, millennial or student, these questions are for you.

Having a strong online identity is key if you want to stand out to employers and start building your career. At about.me, we’ve created the best tools in the game for you to start building your personal and professional brands and we’re excited to share them with you.

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One Millennial’s Unconventional Path to Becoming A Published Author

Jake Ducey will be the first to tell you that he’s anything but conventional. The 23-year-old author of Into the Wind and The Purpose Principles didn’t take what many would consider the traditional path after high school.

As a student-athlete at California Lutheran University, Jake was going through the motions and found that he was struggling to find meaning in everything that he was doing. When he realized that his college life style of playing basketball, partying, and studying business was taking a toll on his happiness, he decided to leave school.

Upon leaving behind his college life, Jake embarked on a 6-month journey that took him to places like Guatemala, Australia, Thailand, and more. During this time, he found his calling of motivating millennials just like him. Today, he works to help young people find meaning in their lives.

We interviewed Jake to learn more about his story, his journey and how he went from college dropout to a published author with a passion.

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