Think tank

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:
http://www.thinkyoung.eu/

Address:
Place Luxembourg 6, 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
Year founded
2007
Age (years)
ThinkYoung
 14
Belgium average
 22
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Andrea Gerosa
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Andrea Gerosa
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2018): Andrea Gerosa
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2017): Andrea Gerosa
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2019
ThinkYoung
 9
Belgium average
 31
Global average
 120
% Female staff
2019
ThinkYoung
67% 
Belgium average
43% 
Global average
42% 
% Female researchers
2019
ThinkYoung
33% 
Belgium average
35% 
Global average
34% 

Social

Likes (2019)
ThinkYoung
 30,300
Belgium average
 17,085
Global average
 24,405
Twitter
Followers (2019)
ThinkYoung
 3,100
Belgium average
 15,956
Global average
 15,113
Subscribers (2019)
ThinkYoung
 470
Belgium average
 475
Global average
 5,924
Followers (2019)
ThinkYoung
 1,500
Belgium average
 1,923
Global average
 8,194
Followers (2019)
ThinkYoung
 1,612
Belgium average
 4,608
Global average
 6,912

Data notes

Last updated: 27/01/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Wikipedia: List of think tanks
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