Speaking of the youth of today, many people would talk about the challenges and the negative outcome of the different scenarios around them but fails to see the other side of the coin. We need to understand that the youth of today are growing up in a rapidly changing and inter-connected world, shaped by technological advancement, global interconnectedness, and evolving social norms. This unique context presents both opportunities and challenges for young people, influencing their values, aspirations and life experiences. They stand as a vibrant thread, woven into the intricate patterns of a rapidly changing world. They are also the bearers of light for a better world, poised to shape the future with their boundless energy, innovative ideas and unwavering passion. Here I will discuss some of the characteristics stands out the most when we talk about the youth of today.

Tech-Savvy and digitally connected

One of the most striking things about the present generation of young people, the Millennials and the Gen Z who are often referred to as “digital natives”, is our comfort with technology. We’ve grown up with smartphones, social media, and the internet making them adept at navigating the digital landscape. This tech-savviness has opened up a new avenues for communication, learning and entertainment, while also blurring the lines between personal and public life and has led to a number of changes in the way that young people interact with the world around them. For example, many of us, are more likely to get the news of what is happening around the world from online sources rather than from the traditional media outlets. We are also more likely to go for online shopping rather than in brick-and-mortar stores.

This Technological Savviness also gives us young people the opportunities to connect with others from all over the world. It is through this means that we are able to learn about different cultures, share ideas and collaborate projects. As a result, it helps to foster a greater sense of global citizenship and understanding.

Global outlook and Social awareness

Reading the history of the world and listening to the stories of the pasts about social discrimination, the global and social outlook of the generation gone by, I feel that we the youth of today have a global outlook and social awareness that is unprecedented in history. We are so exposed to diverse cultures, perspectives and issues through social media, travel and educational opportunities. This exposure has fostered a greater sense of global citizenship and social awareness, leading to increased activism and advocacy for various causes. This is due to the rise of the social media, which have made it easier for us to connect with others across borders. This global outlook has a number of benefits. It allows a person to learn about different perspectives and to develop a more nuanced understanding of the world. It also helps to foster a greater sense of global citizenship and understanding.

As for the social awareness, the youth of today are more socially aware and concerned about the issues that is affecting the whole world and are also more likely to take action to address these issues. This social awareness is reflected in the way that young people are using their voices to speak out against injustice and discrimination. For instances, young people have been at the forefront of the different movements like Black Lives Matter, Pro-life Movements and other student unions and association fighting for the well-being of the society.

Entrepreneurial Spirit and innovation

Facing with the unemployment around the globe, many young people are driven by an entrepreneurial Spirit and innovation and a desire to make a difference in the world. There are many young people who instead of lamenting about the lack of jobs, unemployment and the like, they venture out to start their own business, they pursue creative endeavors and seek out opportunities to innovate and disrupt traditional industries. This mindset is fueled by a desire for independence, flexibility and the ability to shape their own career paths.


We cannot deny the fact about the many challenges that the young people of today are facing. There are numerous challenges and difficulties despite of all these, the youth of today are a generation of hope. With their potential to make a difference, they delve into the heart of the society through social media platforms and other means and bring hope to the hopeless and to society assuring that there can be a brighter tomorrow.

These can be testify by the many actions taken by young people to address the challenges they face. Some have started business and organisation that are addressing social and environmental problems. Some are volunteering their time and donating money to charitable causes. There are also many young people who are out there in the streets speaking out against injustice and discrimination. All these are bearers of hope and all are working to create a more sustainable future. Thus, the youth of today are a powerful force for change and they have the potential to make a world a better place.


We have seen that the youth of today is a diverse tapestry of individual each possessing unique talents, aspirations and perspectives. They are the digital natives, having grown up in an era where technology and the internet are the integral parts of their lives. Let us also not forget that this generation has witnessed firsthand the profound impact of climate change, social injustice, wars and discrimination in all forms. The young people are passionate about making a difference in the world advocating for sustainability, equality and peace. They are not afraid to challenge the status quo and demand change using the means available and actions to create a more just and equitable society.

Furthermore, the youth of today is a generation that values inclusivity and diversity. They are open minded and accepting others regardless of race, religion, gender or sexual orientation. They embrace the beauty of difference and strive to create a world where everyone feels valued and respected.

Let us also keep in mind that the youth of today is a beacon of hope and inspiration. They are the ones who will inherit the world and shape its destiny. They are also dynamic and multi-faceted that holds the key to a brighter future. Their energy, creativity and passion area testament to a boundless possibilities that lie ahead.

As young people navigate the complexities of today’s world, they have the potential to create a more just, sustainable, and inclusive society for all. Their tech-savviness, global outlook, entrepreneurial spirit and commitment to social change are shaping the future in positive ways. Thus, by investing in their education, empowering them with skill and knowledge and creating opportunities for them to thrive, we can help them reach their full potential and build a better future for all. By supporting and nurturing them, we can cultivate a world where the youth can flourish and make a lasting impact on society. By doing so, we can also empower them to reach their full potential and make a lasting impact on the world. Hence, let us invest, support, nurture and empower young people for a better tomorrow.