The 2013 Girl Empower BizCamp has concluded. Please check back for information about next summer's program.

To submit your completed student application, please email all student documents as attachments to GirlsBizCamp@nfte.comor fax them to 212-232-2244.  If you are submitting a recommendation, please have your recommender email their form directly to


Girl Empower: The NFTE Summer BizCamp Experience

Education drives change.Through the introduction of leadership, entrepreneurship and personal development skills, young girls are empowered to discover new career opportunities.

Hosted by WomenUp and The Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) and sponsored by, Girl Empower: The NFTE Summer BizCamp Experience, is a two-week, intensive camp designed to teach young women about personal discovery, leadership, entrepreneurship and teamwork.

Program Schedule

All applicants should carefully review the following dates and information to ensure that they are willing and able to attend ALL BizCamp sessions.

Dates: July 8-19, 2013
Monday-Friday sessions meet 9:00 AM- 5:00 PM

Location: Babson College, Wellesley, MA

Eligibility Requirements
Young women who will enter 7th or 8th grades in the 2013-2014 school year are eligible to apply.

Costs & Scholarships
Girl Empower: The NFTE Summer BizCamp Experience is a FREE program based on a competitive application process.

Application Process and Requirements
Only complete applications will be reviewed. Applicants will be chosen based on complete well-thought answers to short answer and essay questions and include the following: community involvement, demonstrated interest in entrepreneurship or related fields and ability to overcome challenges.There is a limited amount of space for this program, so please take your time and thoroughly review the application. The application consists of:

  1. Application Form (required) | Complete an Online Application or Download the Application (save to your computer, complete and email back)
  2. Short-Answer Questions (required)
  3. Essay (required)
  4. Recommendation (optional but highly preferred)

Upon receiving your application materials, your application will be carefully reviewed. Students will be notified of their application status within one month of the application deadline.