Just two weeks into my summer internship here at NFTE, I’ve already gained a deeper appreciation for the widespread presence and importance of entrepreneurship, both for individual growth and our society as a whole.
What’s it like to teach a winning young entrepreneur at a NFTE school? Two NFTE Greater DC teachers, Stephanie Harmony and Erin Cribbs, share their experiences in this interview with Pivotal Plays and the importance of youth entrepreneurship. Plus, both teachers talk about why NFTE’s entrepreneurship programs are unique and the importance of mentors for young entrepreneurs.
NFTE President & CEO Amy Rosen's update from Monte Carlo:
NFTE’s work was feted by the top leadership of Ernst & Young, last night. Zoe Damacela, a proud alum, and I had the honor of representing NFTE at the official welcoming reception. The royal family of Monaco hosted it to welcome everyone to the Ernst & Young Global Entrepreneur of the Year Competition.
NFTE made several significant announcements at the White House Financial Literacy Summit. In addition, several NFTE graduates represented the organization in a variety of ways. See pictures from the event below.
When it comes to financial literacy, most Americans are alarmingly uninformed. According to a 2009 study, adults earned only a C grade when their financial acumen was assessed, little better than high school students, who mainly received failing grades. In this Huffington Post article, Randi Weingarten explores the opportunities that exist to increase financial literacy across the United States.
Get out of the office, cubicle, backroom, or wherever else you’re start up is run from and take a break for coffee with other entrepreneurs. Other entrepreneurs could have the solution to a problem that’s been vexing you.
Tim Jahn, via the Young Entrepreneurs Council, gives his 3 main reasons for getting coffee regularly with fellow entrepreneurs (he drinks water):
Thank you to all of the awesome tech entrepreneurs and others who took part as models in the Geek2Chic: LA. Read more about the exciting night, and see our tech entrepreneurs strut their stuff in this Vanity Fair article.
Thanks again to all of these geeks who turned chic...