Think tank

ThinkYoung AISBL

ThinkYoung

Brussels, Belgium

ThinkYoung is the first think tank focusing on young people. It was founded in 2009 in Brussels and has expanded to Geneva, Madrid, Hong Kong and Nairobi. It is a not-for-profit organisation, with the aim of making the world a better place for young people, by involving them in decision making processes and by providing decision makers with high-quality research on key issues affecting young people. ThinkYoung conducts studies and surveys, makes documentary movies, writes policy proposals and develops educational programmes. So far, ThinkYoung projects have reached over 600,000 young people.

Contact details

Website:
https://www.thinkyoung.eu/

Address:
Place du Luxembourg 6, Ixelles 1050, Brussels, Belgium

Country:
Belgium

Sub-region:
Western Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Europe, Asia
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent , International Organism
Year founded
2010
Age (years)
ThinkYoung AISBL
 11
Belgium average
 23
Global average
 30
Founded by
Founders: Andrea Gerosa, Stefano Benini, Azzura Giorgio
Founder gender: Both male and female founders
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Andrea Gerosa (Founder and Chief Thinker)
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Andrea Gerosa (Founder and Chief Thinker)
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Andrea Gerosa
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
ThinkYoung AISBL
 15
Belgium average
 29
Global average
 75
2020
ThinkYoung AISBL
 21
2019
ThinkYoung AISBL
 9
% Female staff
2021
ThinkYoung AISBL
 1%
Belgium average
 0%
Global average
 0%
2020
ThinkYoung AISBL
 62%
2019
ThinkYoung AISBL
 67%
% Female researchers
2020
ThinkYoung AISBL
 33%
Belgium average
 5%
Global average
 11%
2019
ThinkYoung AISBL
 33%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
ThinkYoung AISBL
 2
Belgium average
 32
Global average
 33
2019
ThinkYoung AISBL
 2

Social

Likes (2021)
ThinkYoung AISBL
 29,809
Belgium average
 22,867
Global average
 31,384
Likes (2019)
ThinkYoung AISBL
 30,300
Twitter
Followers (2019)
ThinkYoung AISBL
 3,100
Belgium average
 21,457
Global average
 15,312
Subscribers (2021)
ThinkYoung AISBL
 557
Belgium average
 1,448
Global average
 5,254
Subscribers (2019)
ThinkYoung AISBL
 470
Instagram
Followers (2019)
ThinkYoung AISBL
 1,500
Belgium average
 1,988
Global average
 8,272
Followers (2019)
ThinkYoung AISBL
 1,612
Belgium average
 4,232
Global average
 6,628

Data notes

Last updated: 17/05/2021
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, Organisation´s website
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