NFTE is partnering with Starbucksin April to support our educational programs in several cities and states. Your support and votes could help NFTE receive a donation of more than $150,000 from the Starbucks Foundation. That’s a lot of coffee and a ‘Grande’ investment in the future of thousands of young people.
Hayley Hoverter, NFTE’s 2011 National Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge winner, will participate in the White House Science Fair tomorrow, Tuesday, February 7. Sweet (dis)SOLVE , Hayley’s creation, is a beverage sweetener made from organic sugar wrapped, not in paper, but in a soluble organic starch that melts into your drink without adding calories, odor or taste.
Ten hardworking NFTE South Florida students and their teacher met Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on January 26. Secretary Duncan honored the Miami Edison Senior High School students for winning NFTE’s World Series of Innovation with their businesses E*Prideand 300 Calories or Less.
NFTE alumni Ariell Buckingham and Kyle Wong just returned from Saudi Arabia where they served as panelists at the Global Competitiveness Forum. Both participated in the “Innovation to Generation” panel.
Two NFTE alumni, Kyle Wong (Brooklyn, NY) and Ariell Buckingham (Chicago), and NFTE President and CEO Amy Rosen are participating in the Global Competitiveness Forum in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, from January 21 to 25.
NFTE is excited announce the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year® Alumni Fund. Ernst & Young has pledged to match $300,000 in donations to NFTE during the next three years. This commitment by E&Y is in honor of the more than 8,000 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year ® award winners.