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EYECON: Premier Youth Entrepreneurship Conference
EYE for Change hosts an annual one day youth entrepreneurship conference aimed at exposing youth to a career in entrepreneurship and employing an entrepreneurial attitude to excel and remain competitive in the workforce. The conference features various workshops on business startup, financial literacy and leadership. A business plan competition is held at the conference and participants are eligible to win cash prizes for the best pitches.
Youth-Focused, Pitch Competition, Workshops/Seminars, Education/Workshops
Engaging Youth Entrepreneurs (EYE) for Change is a 501c3 not for profit organization that works to empower and prepare youth to become competitive in a global economy through entrepreneurial skill building.At EYE for Change young people realize that being an entrepreneur is a viable career option just as a doctor, lawyer, or dentist is too. Our three program areas include entrepreneurship, financial literacy, and leadership with an emphasis on volunteerism. We are committed to developing future business leaders with the necessary skills that will help sustain local, national, and global economies.Our entrepreneurship programs are not based solely on a textbook course. Instead, youth are immersed in real-life learning experiences where they have an opportunity to take risks, manage the results, and learn from the outcomes. EYE for Change brings budding entrepreneurs together with existing entrepreneurs from the community for unparelled education and skills training. Most importantly students are able to have fun and learn the fundamental skills of entrepreneurship. Learn more about us here.