Today’s GENERATION Z totals roughly 70 million people born between 1997-2012, many of whom will likely hold jobs that have yet to be invented. From baby boomers to millennials, we sat down with some of our alumni who pioneered new territory in their own career paths. Click on the articles below to read what they had to say about the skills they acquired as Baylor students and their thoughts on what the future holds for members of Gen Z who will enter the workforce between 2023 – 2030.
At Baylor, Marvin Webb '76 and Dawson Wheeler '77 shared a love for the outdoors that eventually became a decades-long partnership.
Tiffany Williams '07 took the brave step of quitting a glamorous media job and headed to a retreat in Georgia to “reset and to paint.” For the next nine months, she painted while wondering if she could commit to art fulltime.
Asked where he thinks the future will take Baylor students professionally, Tim Kelly '85 admits he doesn’t know. But he’s sure Baylor will prepare them if they get what he did from the school.
While working for Coca-Cola in London, Michelle Songy '04 and her business partner built Cake Technologies, an app like Uber and similar mobile payment applications.
Allen Corey '74 shares the secrets of his success for students entering the workforce in the future.
Kate Lynch '09 knew she wanted to work with children in some capacity and considered becoming a pediatrician until she took a life-changing class in developmental psychology at Vanderbilt.
Natalie Brackett '09 was so taken by the girls who received an education at the Sikkim Happiness Home through the Taraloka Foundation that she now works in international education.