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MEET A GEN Z

What it’s like to be a Gen Z today and new report launch

What do you know about Gen Z? What trends are they trying? What’s the best part of being a teen today? What do other generations misunderstand about this younger generation? In today’s Cassandra Daily, we introduce you to Beth, a Gen Z who shares her thoughts and experiences as a member of Gen Z. Also, learn more about how Gen Zs and Millennials are gearing up for their post-pandemic lives in our new report, Risk/Reward Calculus, now available exclusively for Cassandra clients.

CASSANDRA SPOKE WITH BETH, A 15-YEAR-OLD FROM CALIFORNIA WHO TOLD US ABOUT HERSELF AND HER HOPES FOR THE FUTURE


DESCRIBE WHAT IT’S LIKE TO BE YOUR AGE IN THE WORLD TODAY.

It feels powerful, our generation [Gen Z] is really active and social... I’m proud that we have the power to be such change makers.




WHAT DO YOU LOOK FORWARD TO ABOUT GROWING UP?

I look forward to college and other opportunities. I hope to make change.




WHAT ARE YOU PASSIONATE ABOUT?

Food, travel, fashion and clothes, volunteering and helping others out.




WHAT ARE SOME OF YOUR FAVORITE BRANDS AND WHY?

I love Goodfair [thrift shop] because they have such great values and customer service.





WHAT’S THE BEST PART ABOUT BEING A GEN Z TODAY?

Having so much social media and communities within it.




WHAT POLITICAL, SOCIAL OR CULTURAL EVENTS HAVE BEEN KEY DEFINING MOMENTS IN YOUR LIFE? HOW HAVE THEY IMPACTED YOU?

The protests, the pandemic. [Also], online school has really impacted the way I think about things or the way I act.





WHAT STEREOTYPES OR MISCONCEPTIONS DO OLDER PEOPLE HAVE ABOUT YOUR GENERATION? HOW DOES THIS MAKE YOU FEEL?

A lot of people disregard us and our knowledge.




WHAT DO YOU HOPE THE FUTURE OF SOCIETY WILL LOOK LIKE?

I hope it’s more inclusive and welcoming and less focused on rich influencers.