genYOU Stories
Looking for a bit of inspo on what other people in your shoes are up to? Then look no further. genYOU Stories are a collection of unique yet relatable stories from the awesome people in our Community.

If you have an awesome story to tell, we would love to hear from you! Drop us a line on hello@generationyou.com.au

genYOU Story 40 – Camila Burato de Oliveira

genYOU story No. 44 comes from Camila Burato de Oliveira who isn’t afraid to push boundaries and venture into the unknown! We admire Camila for her initiative and courage! Read about Camila’s career journey so far below. Name: Camila Burato de Oliveira City: Brisbane Current Role: MBA student, specialising in Project Management at Kaplan Business School […]
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genYOU Story 44 – Anant Saxena

Our genYOU Story No. 40 features passionate and motivated UniSA MBA Student, Anant Saxena. Anant joins us from India and recently attended our generationYOU Adelaide event! Find out more about Anant below, including his awesome advice for you on reaching your goals! Name: Anant Saxena City: Adelaide Current Role: Currently completing an MBA specialising in Finance at the […]
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genYOU Story 39 – Irina Stavrou

Well for starters, my name is Irina, I'm 19 and I'm majoring in Public Relations at QUT. My biggest task so far; completing my second year of University, as well as keeping on top of work and an internship. I also really like Italian food and a good wine and dine with a few friends (hint: this is how to win me over always!).
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genYOU Story 38 – Riley Thiedecke

Our genYOU Story No. 38 features Riley Thiedecke (pictured far right)! Riley’s story reminds us that our career is in our hands … at any point we can pivot, change direction or find a whole new wave of motivation! Name: Riley Thiedecke City: Brisbane Current Role: Final year Bachelor of Business Marketing/Entrepreneurship student at Griffith University and […]
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genYOU Story 37 – Ellyse Sainty

Our genYOU Story No. 37 features Ellyse Sainty! Ellyse joined our team mid-year as an intern … and brought into the office a fireball of energy and enthusiasm that is unparalleled to anyone we know! We’ve enjoyed having Ellyse as part of our extended team, and can’t wait to continue watching her kick her #careergoals. Name: Ellyse […]
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genYOU Story No. 36 – Adekemi (Kemi) Omomo

Our genYOU Story No. 36 features Adekemi Omomo! Adekemi (Kemi) has some awesome advice for her peers on how small steps reap greater rewards than nothing at all and the value of strong connections. Name: Adekemi Omomo City: Brisbane Current Role: Final year International Business student at Griffith University and intern at Griffith International! Could you tell us […]
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genYOU Story No. 35 – McKeeley Makin

genYOU Story No. 35 features McKeeley Makin, who is a go-getter, aspiring marketer and entrepreneur! McKeeley’s story reminds us that it’s okay to change study directions, to slow down and to take our career journey’s one step at a time. Name: McKeeley Makin City: Brisbane Current Role: Bachelor of Business, Marketing & Entrepreneurship Student at QUT, Digital Content […]
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genYOU Story No. 34 – Diana Tantaeva

genYOU Story No. 34 features final year Kaplan Business School student Diana Tantaeva. Diana is a familiar face in our community as she regularly attends our generationYOU events! So we reached out to Diana to chat to her more about her career journey so far … and what she is planning for her future! Name: Diana […]
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genYOU Story 33 – Hamza Ansari

genYOU Story No. 33 features UQ student Hamza Ansari! We loved hearing how passionate and involved Hamza is with local politics and how generationYOU has helped him along his career journey. Name: Hamza Ansari City: Brisbane Current Role: Second-year Business student at The University of Queensland. Could you tell us a bit about yourself and where you are […]
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genYOU Story 32 – Sarah Anzalone

Our 32nd genYOU Story features final-year University of Queensland student Sarah Anzalone! Sarah has been a part of our generationYOU community for a few years, so we were stoked when she agreed to share her story with us. Sarah’s story reminds us that hard work is the backbone of any career journey, and every step […]
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genYOU Story 31 – Zac

Our 31st genYOU Story features final-year QUT student Zac Seeto! Zac’s story reminds us that at any point we can take control of our careers and personal development, even if it’s with a few small steps. Name: Zac Seeto City: Brisbane Current Role: Final year Business/Information Technology student at QUT. Could you tell us a bit about yourself […]
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genYOU Story 30 – Thomas

Our awesome 30th genYOU Story comes from QUT student and a keen attendee of heaps of our generationYOU events – Thomas Beckerton! Find out more about Thomas including the awesome activities he gets up to in addition to his degree … Name: Thomas Beckerton City: Brisbane Current Role: Final year Urban and Regional Planning Student at QUT, Trainee […]
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genYOU Story 28 – Henry

Our awesome 28th genYOU Story comes from aspiring filmmaker Henry Raft! Henry has attended heaps of our generationYOU events, so we were stoked we could interview him for our genYOU Stories series and find out a bit more about his goals.
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genYOU Story 24 – Sarah

Our awesome 24th genYOU Story comes from one of our superstar Interns, Sarah Chlonta. Sarah will be graduating at the end of 2018, and we couldn’t be more excited to have her at #genYOU HQ before she brings her sunny attitude into the workforce!
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genYOU Story 23 – Dominic

Our 23rd genYOU Story features recent engineering graduate Dominic Burnet. Dominic has set his sights on a future role in a leadership position and hopes to create and design new technology that advances society!
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genYOU Story 21 – Kayla

Our 21st genYOU Story features Kayla Wren from the Queensland University of Technology ... and to be honest Kayla's extracurricular activities has us itching to go back to uni and be just as #motivated!
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genYOU Story 20 – Monique

Our 20th genYOU Story features Monique Chow (pictured centre) from the Queensland University of Technology. Monique is an ambitious business student who is always looking for an opportunity to challenge herself!
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genYOU Story 17 – Hollie

We're kicking off 2018 with a genYOU Story from communications whiz Hollie Heales. We're envious of Hollie's dream work experience at Disney's Magic Kingdom and her ambitious attitude has given us the courage to jot down a few more #goals.
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genYOU Story 16 – Shehnaj

Flinders University Graduate, Shehnaj Akhtar is featured as our 16th genYOU Story! Identifying herself as a life-long learner, Shehnaj is working towards becoming an inspiring leader in the future.
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genYOU Story 15 – Saara

Our 15th genYOU Story comes from our very own Saara Khan. Far from being boring and linear, Saara's journey to her dream job (yes we are that awesome at genYOU) has had more than one twist and turn!
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genYOU Story 12 – Khairul

Our 12th genYOU story is on Khairul Razali. Coming to us all the way from Malaysia, Khairul is an ambitious, hard-working and insightful psychology student at Flinders University in Adelaide. Khairul brings an inspiring perspective to our genYOU stories series.
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