About This Event
Today, the global alcohol industry is worth over $1.49 trillion and is one of the most influential sectors in the world. But how did alcohol become so societally important in the first place? Has alcohol played a bigger role in shaping our world than we originally thought? In this edition of YP Nexus, writers Tom Standage, Noah Rothbaum, and Melinda Fakuade explore how alcoholic drinks became such an integral part of human history and served as a technological tool, shaping the social, economic, and geopolitical evolution of civilizations across the globe.
About YP Nexus
YP Nexus is a collection of conversations on the intersection of global issues and trends and the everyday lives of young people. Millennials, Gen Z, and ambitious Gen Alpha—this is the one-stop global shop for you. Though topics are tailored to young professionals, all are welcome to join these conversations.