Founder of 1,000 Dreams Fund
Christie Garton is an award-winning social entrepreneur, author and creator of the 1,000 Dreams Fund (1000dreamsfund.org), a social enterprise which empowers young women in the U.S. through scholarships and life-changing advice. Garton is the author of the best-selling college guidebook for women, U Chic: College Girls' Real Advice for Your First Year (& Beyond!) (4th Edition, Sourcebooks 2015) and co-author of Marketing to Millennials: Reach the Largest and Most Influential Generation of Consumers Ever(AMACOM 2013). Garton has contributed to USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post and U.S.News & World Report. She holds a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania.
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You Must Do Good For Your Brand to Do Well With Millennials
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For marketers looking to get their hands on millennials, they need to be smart about how to approach this generation.
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If you're looking to get into the mind of the millennial consumer, don't forget this simple truth: not all millennials are alike, especially when it comes to the sexes.
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The bottom line: When it comes to reaching millennial consumers, don't forget the parents – especially mom.