Twelve thousand young people met in all the Italian universities, two thousand applications received, 100 excellent, talented and highly motivated students, equally divided between men and women, selected from the thirty most renowned Italian universities. This is the identikit of the profiles detected by The Boston Consulting Group for the second edition of “The Future Makers”, the project, born to provide to 100 young Italian talents from all the Italian universities the tools to strengthen their leadership and prepare them to be the next Italian ruling class, that will be presented from June 19th to 22nd in the milanese BCG headquarters.
Launched last year on the occasion of the thirtieth anniversary of the activity of BCG in Italy, “The Future Makers” is an educational path which will start with a first meeting in the Milanese BCG headquarters from June 19th to June 22nd. The goal is to think about the global macro trends and to see how they react and confront themselves with some big topics of the last years, such as the digital transformation, the big data, the evolution of economic and industrial models, the importance of the social impact and sustainability in the agenda of the main political decision-makers.
The 100 students, selected in all the Italian universities, will be able to confront themselves with some of the most eminent voices of the Italian business community. Between those who will participate to this year edition there are Diego Piacentini, the special commissioner for the fulfillment of the Agenda Digitale in Italy, Francesco Starace, CEO of Enel, the Paralympic athlete Bebe Vio and Francesco Caio the Italian Prime Minister economic advisor.
The best students from the best Italian universities
The 100 students have been selected to be representative of the whole country, with a particular focus on the social diversity. BCG has detected them in the thirty most distinguished universities of Italy, from the North to the South of the country, on the basis of not only their education but also their passions and their capability of introspection and comprehension of the big phenomenon.
“This path will be an incredible chance for this talented students to go deep into the topics that are shaping decisively the world and our country: the digital innovation, the new trends in the industrial branches and financial markets, diversity, social impact and sustainable development – states Giuseppe Falco, CEO The Boston Consulting Group Italy, Greece and Turkey. This path will be very hard but will allow them to grow, learn and confront with the most talented Italian students and the most eminent voices of the Italian business community”.