President and CEO

Shawn K. Osborne

Today, Shawn is applying his personal experience to his passion for entrepreneurship and a professional record of business success as President and CEO of the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) – which teaches the entrepreneurial mindset to young people and provides the tools and attitudes to overcome adversity and address future personal, economic, community and global challenges.

2014 Global Enterprising Educators

NFTE recognizes our teachers' dedication to their profession. Their innovative approaches to teaching the NFTE curriculum help our students to globalize their thinking every day, and to reach beyond themselves to become the business leaders of tomorrow.  Every year, NFTE honors one teacher from each of our program offices and partner programs around the world at our Global Gala.

March 28, 2014  |  19 comments

By Christine Nasserghodsi
Director of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
GEMS Education in Dubai

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January 23, 2014  |  29 comments

This week NFTE CEO Amy Rosen is in Davos, Switzerland at the 2014 World Economic Forum (WEF). WEF brings together world leaders to discuss and think through economic issues affecting the world.  Amy is on the ground meeting key thought-leaders in business, academia and government to find solutions to a quickly rising problem: global youth unemployment.

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November 26, 2013  |  10 comments

Ready to meet this year's group of world-class innovators?

The votes are counted, and we’re proud to introduce you to the 2013 World Series of Innovation winners. See the winners and learn about their amazing and innovative ideas.

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November 20, 2013  |  12 comments

Vanessa Mulhall, a graduate from NFTE-licensed partner Foróige in Ireland, attended a conference on Youth Employment and Quality Jobs in Paris recently. Vanessa presented President Francois Hollande with a specially designed Pixi Pot which featured a French and Irish flag.

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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!

Global Young Entrepreneurs of 2013

NFTE is proud to honor the
Global Young Entrepreneurs
March 8, 2013  |  40 comments

By Victor Salama

I’m excited to attend the Global Education and Skills Forum March 13-15th in Dubai and participate in a panel on entrepreneurship education and school reform. Hosted by GEMS Education, the conference is a great opportunity to meet and learn from leading international experts from education ministries, youth service agencies and global school management networks.

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