We talk to Hugh Forrest, Chief Programming Officer at South By Southwest (SXSW), about the challenges of putting together a festival with 250,000+ attendees in the middle of a pandemic and about the future of SXSW in a post-COVID19 world.

ActivateenCC is a series of community chats that seeks to bridge the intergenerational gap and promote greater understanding. We speak with parents, influencers, subject matter experts and connect the dots through the lens of generation Z. Our subjects range from well-being, work and everything in between.

Hugh: I’ve been at SXSW for 30 years, and I was actually the first…

We talk to Doreen Lorenzo, Assistant Dean of the School of Design and Creative Technologies at The University of Texas at Austin, and her daughter, Kara Scully, Marketing Specialist at Atlas Coffee Club, about design thinking and about the humanization of businesses and problem-solving in today’s world.

ActivateenCC is a series of community chats that seeks to bridge the intergenerational gap and promote greater understanding. We speak with parents, influencers, subject matter experts and connect the dots through the lens of generation Z. Our subjects range from well-being, work and everything in between.

Shaku: Nowadays, people still think that design…

Kathleen Zuelch, producer at Netflix, weighs in on producing animated films in Hollywood.

ActivateenCC is a series of community chats that seeks to bridge the intergenerational gap and promote greater understanding. We speak with parents, influencers, subject matter experts and connect the dots through the lens of generation Z. Our subjects range from well-being, work and everything in between.

We all have our favorite animation from childhood that we still cling to like Linus and his blanket. Our love affair with this medium has never really waned even as we have transitioned into adulthood.

When Covid-19 struck, according to the…

We talk to Chad Williamson, co-founder of Never Whisper Justice and producer of Black Boys, and to Jordan Farris from the XQ Institute.

ActivateenCC is a series of community chats that seeks to bridge the intergenerational gap and promote greater understanding. We speak with parents, influencers, subject matter experts and connect the dots through the lens of generation Z. Our subjects range from well-being, work and everything in between.

In this episode of our community chats, we discuss Black Boys (dir. Sonia Lowman), a heart wrenching film that illuminates the full humanity of Black boys and men in America.

Two parents and a sibling weigh in.

ActivateenCC is a series of community chats that seeks to bridge the intergenerational gap and promote greater understanding. We speak with parents, influencers, subject matter experts and connect the dots through the lens of generation Z. Our subjects range from well-being, work and everything in between.

In this episode of our community chats, we talk to two parents and a teen about autism to get a better understanding of their experiences, challenges, and how we can help as a community.

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