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Patty Alper Honored with NFTE Lifetime Volunteer Achievement Award

October 12, 2018
Patty Alper has been honored with NFTE's Lifetime Volunteer Achievement Award in recognition of her more than 20 years of...
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2018 National Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge Winner Announced

October 12, 2018
It was a long road getting to Nationals, but the 46 NFTE students who qualified to compete in the 13th annual National Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge on October 11 were an extraordinary group. They put in a hard day, pitching their businesses in back-to-back in elimination rounds that started early in the morning and ran through late afternoon. The high-stakes semifinal rounds determined the three national finalists who would take the stage that evening to vie for their share of a total of $40,000 in seed capital awarded to help the top young entrepreneurs of 2018 launch new businesses or pursue educational goals.
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NFTE’s 13th Annual National Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge: Meet Our Young Entrepreneurs!

October 10, 2018
Tomorrow the regional winners from across the nation gather in New York City, at NFTE's 13th Annual National Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge, to present their business plans to a distinguished panel of judges to compete for prizes totaling $35,000! Meet the talented young entrepreneurs who are on the road to nationals. 
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Entrepreneurship and Being Future Ready

March 28, 2018
"It’s no secret that we are living in a rapidly changing economy that creates challenges for employers and educators alike,”...
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Alper Family Foundation Awards for Volunteerism Presented

March 23, 2018
NFTE's annual Global Showcase brings together members of the NFTE community from across the world. Students and teachers as well as program alumni, volunteers and sponsors. With representatives from nine different countries participating, it's truly a global celebration. This year, one of the highlights of the evening was the presentation of the Alper Family Foundation Awards for Volunteerism. Patti Alper, a trustee of the Alper Family Foundation and a NFTE board member, was on hand to personally recognize the winners.
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Highlights of the 2018 Global Showcase

March 23, 2018
Though a punishing spring nor'easter had grounded flights and caused transportation delays up and down the Atlantic coast the night...
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