Creating Upward Mobility via Entrepreneurship Education

January 5, 2012  |  4 comments

Americans have less economic mobility than Canadians or Western Europeans, according to several recent studies cited in a New York Times article.  This is why NFTE exists.  We’re giving low income students the foundation and tools to create economic mobility for themselves and create a better future with an entrepreneurship education.

As NFTE President & CEO Amy Rosen said a recent interview with Smart Business Cleveland, “We take what might be their actually street smarts and develop them into business smarts.” She added, “Kids from low-income communities make such natural, good entrepreneurs.  They [have] to be so resilient.”  That resiliency and drive coupled with financial literacy offers greater access to the American Dream and upward mobility.

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