June 3, 2022

Abby Falik - Founder & CEO of Global Citizen Year | College Can Wait, Finding Your Purpose Can't

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➡️ About The Guest⁣

Abby Falik is an award-winning social entrepreneur and the Founder & CEO of Global Citizen Year — a nonprofit using the power of a global immersion between high school and college to unlock curiosity, conviction, and courage in our next-generation leaders. 

A recognized expert on social innovation, leadership, and the changing landscape of education, Abby has been profiled by The New York Times, The Washington Post, NPR, and The Chronicle of Higher Education.  

Abby is a frequent speaker and has been featured at forums including the Aspen Ideas Festival, the Obama Foundation Summit, the Fast Company Innovation Festival, PopTech, and The Nantucket Project.  

In 2018, Abby was named one of America's Top 25 Philanthropy Speakers by The Business of Giving. In 2019 she was named one of Goldman Sachs’ Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs for the third consecutive year, and in 2016 Fast Company named her one of the Most Creative People in Business. For her achievements as a social entrepreneur, she has been recognized as an Ashoka Fellow, a MindTrust Fellow, and a Draper Richards Kaplan Entrepreneur. 

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➡️ Talking Points⁣

00:00 - Intro

03:44 - Abby Falik's origin story 

05:05 - What was the first thing that Abby Falik did that gives a positive impact on social media?

06:40 - What was the concept behind Global Citizen Year?

10:13 - What is Abby Falik's opinion on the current education system?

13:38 - How does Abby Falik teach entrepreneurship?

15:20 - What is social entrepreneurship?

17:48 - How does Abby Falik measure the impact of social entrepreneurship?

18:49 - How does Abby Falik convince the investors?

20:10 - How do we get that level of investors to follow the framework that Abby Falik has made?

23:32 - What is Abby Falik's advice for somebody who is about to start a company?

26:45 - What does the quote "how can we change the world from inside out" mean?

28:15 - What are the leadership lessons of Abby Falik for getting people on board with what she thinks?

37:09 - What are Abby Falik's thoughts about leadership and who can be a leader?

39:59 - Where do people connect with Abby Falik and what are some of her career insights?

42:05 - What was the biggest challenge Abby Falik had and how did she overcome it?

43:30 - Who is the mentor of Abby Falik?

44:21 - A book or a podcast recommendation of Abby Falik 

44:55 - What would Abby Falik tell her 20-year-old self?

45:03 - What does success mean to Abby Falik?

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