June 11, 2014  |  0 comments

By Stephanie Alvarado

Knight Foundation supports the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) to prepare students from low-income communities for today’s technology landscape. Below, Stephanie Alvarado, NFTE’s development associate, gives a snapshot of NFTE alumni’s first day of GenTech, a summer camp to help students launch their tech-based business while learning to code.

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February 18, 2014  |  16 comments

Alberto Carvalho, the schools chief in the Miami-Dade district in Florida, was named superintendent of the year on February 13 in Nashville. Carvalho has been Miami-Dade's schools chief since 2008, and an enthusiastic NFTE supporter throughout his tenure.  Carvalho recently recorded a video endorsing the work of the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship, which you can watch below. Upon accepting the award, he recognized the teachers, school board, staff and community partners, stating that the award was an affirmation of the work they were doing.

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February 10, 2014  |  12 comments

By Katerina Román

Buzz… Buzz… Oh, my phone just rang!  I wonder who commented on my new profile pic or favorit-ed my retweet!  Maybe I’ll get more followers!!!

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December 19, 2013  |  4 comments

Knight Foundation supports the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) to use technology to prepare students from low-income communities for today’s tech landscape. Below, Alice Horn, executive director of NFTE South Florida, writes about a national initiative to teach teens to code.

By Alice Horn

“Great coders ARE today’s rock stars”
-Will.i.am

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November 11, 2013  |  19 comments

This year’s World Series of Innovation is the biggest and most competitive World Series we’ve ever held. Students from around the world had the opportunity to submit their innovation to 11 challenges, ranging from beverage marketing plans to new technologies for education, in the hopes of winning the grand prize.

Students from nine nations including Algeria, Haiti, Austria, Chile and Thailand – more than 700 entries overall – shared their innovations this year and could win up to $10,000 in cash and prizes in the challenges.

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October 28, 2013  |  12 comments

Blog syndicated via Youth Entrepreneurship Council (YEC)

QUESTION: Name one characteristic about this generation or time in history that makes becoming an entrepreneur easier or more rewarding than ever before.

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25th Anniversary Gala


25 Years of Inspiration - NFTE's Dare to Dream Gala

What a wonderful night! Thanks to all who helped to make it happen!