NFIB Announces 2012 National “Young Entrepreneur of the Year”: Oceanside, CA Teenager Recognized with $10,000 Scholarship
Catherine Mitchell of Oceanside, CA, has been named the 2012 Young Entrepreneur of the Year. Mitchell, the founder of Beauty 4 Life, a socially-minded business that sells jewelry handcrafted by Ugandan women, was awarded a $10,000 scholarship.
Five high school seniors have been selected to receive a $5,000 educational scholarship for their entrepreneurial endeavors. One of the five will be named the 2012 Young Entrepreneur of the Year, awarded a total scholarship of $10,000
This multi-part series features some of our most popular posts of all time. The Best Of series celebrates the re-launch of our Entrepreneur in the Classroom Free Curriculum. It’s updated, and is available to you here, free brought to you by an award-winning professor and curriculum designer.
In addition to our free curriculum, use our blog posts like a mini-curriculum element for with up and coming entrepreneurs, or for a training discussion during the last 20 minutes of your company’s meeting.
Today’s theme: Thinking Big.
101 of patent, trademark, servicemark, and copyright for small business and entrepreneurs. A discussion of patent “bullying” and protecting your patent, protection your reputation, and does social media change the landscape for patents, copyrights, and trademarks?
Mentoring and Reverse Mentoring: The Key to Entrepreneurial Self-Confidence. 10 steps for Parents, Teens, and Gen Y at Work and at Home
Quick mentoring steps we can all take whether we’re parents, teens, in the workplace, or Gen Y Millenials being mentored, or mentoring, or somewhere in between.
Since 2003, the NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation has awarded 2,095 scholarships to graduating high school seniors totaling $2,382,000. Students are encouraged to apply for our awards beginning October 1, 2011 and may apply until December 15, 2011.
We know that often the entertainment industry and Washington love each other, but, now it’s starting earlier. MTV’s Sway Calloway – who started his own record label among other entrepreneurial ventures – moderated a panel of rockstars this past Monday at the White House. But these were young rockstar entrepreneurs Tina Wells, Alexis Ohanian and Nick Friedman sharing their business-building experience building.
Got a business challenge? Try being a teenager and taking it on! Last year I was interested in participating in the St. Mathews Farmers Market in Louisville, Ky….We walked in the class and it was a bunch of older people, we stood out like sore thumbs.