April 7, 2014  |  2 comments

This blog is cross-posted from Forbes.

By Amy Rosen,
President and CEO, NFTE

In between working on my taxes and tomorrow, which is the start of Financial Literacy Month, I’ve been thinking about financial responsibility.

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NFTE Baltimore Alumna Asia M.

Asia M., Fortunate!

At the beginning of the 2012-2013 school year, Asia and her classmates sat down in what they thought was going to be another finance class.  Instead they were introduced to the NFTE program.  Asia developed a wholesale business that provided jumbo fortune cookies in diverse shapes, flavors, colors and messages.  She called it Fortunate!  Her goal was to distribute the cookies to Baltimore-area museums.  At the time, Asia never imagined that a few months later, she would earn recognition both inside and outside of Baltimore for her business plan.  As the Baltimo

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.

Teen Summer Employment And Its Importance

The Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship announced a new collaboration with Citi Foundation as part of their $50 million Pathways to Progress investment in career readiness and summer jobs.

As this infograph shows, this investment is essential.

March 31, 2014  |  1 comment

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.

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March 28, 2014  |  2 comments

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

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March 17, 2014  |  4 comments

This blog is cross-posted from Forbes.

By Amy Rosen,
President & CEO, NFTE

During my trip to Japan earlier this month, I spoke to audiences about why the jobs outlook for young people is unlike anything we’ve seen before. And how learning to think and act like an entrepreneur was the key to future job creation both in terms of making your own job and employing others.

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March 4, 2014  |  0 comments

This blog has been cross-posted from Forbes.

By Amy Rosen,
President & CEO, NFTE

SAPPORO, Japan – A 10 year old in Japan today will likely be hired by a company that does not exist yet.

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