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The 16-week Youth Entrepreneurship Program (YEP) is designed to immerse high school students in the dynamic world of entrepreneurship. YEP’s experiential involves interactive learning sessions where students can explore the fundamentals of starting and running a business. Covering topics from ideation to execution, YEP equips youth entrepreneurs with critical 21st-century skills such as creative problem-solving, effective communication, financial literacy, and digital proficiency.
The Alumni Engagement Program (AEP) is a pivotal next phase for graduates of our Youth Entrepreneurship Program. AEP focuses on professional development, offering alumni a suite of resources to further their entrepreneurial and career aspirations. This includes personalized internship matching to provide real-world experience in their fields of interest. Additionally, AEP offers microgrants to support our alumni's entrepreneurial ventures and vending opportunities to showcase and sell their products or services. This comprehensive program is designed to sustain the momentum of our graduates, helping them transition seamlessly into successful professionals and innovative entrepreneurs.
The Junior Entrepreneurship Program (JEP) is a transformative extra-curricular experience designed for 6th to 8th graders. JEP introduces young minds to entrepreneurship, blending interactive learning with team-based collaboration. Students develop foundational skills in business planning, financial literacy, creative problem-solving, and teamwork. Uniquely designed to leverage students' interests and passions, it encourages them to address their school and community needs. Participants launch a micro business through the program, focusing on revenue generation and practical application.
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