Xochitl Guzman, founder and operator of Create Awake, a Los Angeles based small business, has won the Steve Mariotti Venture Award Pitch Challenge from the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE).
On Thursday, April 24, NFTE held its annual Gala at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. This year’s Gala celebrated the global young entrepreneurs and educators of 2014, and 20 years of NFTE in the D.C. Region. The Gala honored Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank and philanthropist Diana Davis Spencer.
Last week, the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) kicked off StartUp Africa. StartUp Africa is a program designed to spur entrepreneurial thinking among Africa’s youth and develop the strongest ideas into operating enterprises.
By Brandee McHale, COO, Citi Foundation
Amy Rosen, President and CEO, NFTE
Whether your summer job was career-launching, fun or just different, it’s likely that the experience helped shape who you are today. Everyone who’s had one knows summer jobs are great opportunities to uncover or polish job skills, begin to build a network and maybe most important truly discover your passions and interests.
For many, a summer job is a gateway to a career. For others, they are a financial necessity.