Charlie and Danelle talk with Elizabeth Knight, founder of edtech startup Purposeful.
A top student at school, Elizabeth had no idea what she wanted to do as a career, or how to start thinking about it. She realised many people of school age had similar problems, so started Purposeful – straight out of uni – to encourage young people to ‘find their place’ in the world.
“More than half of young Australians – and it’s way higher now – have no idea of what they want to do. One of their biggest problems is figuring out their future…” ~ Elizabeth Knight.
For more: https://www.purposeful.org.au/
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