Igniting the Spark

Youth Entrepreneurs provides an environment where talents can be recognized, dreams can be ignited and mindsets can be transformed for both students and educators.

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Kylie Stupka

President

Dear Friends of YE

“Your belief and continued support in YE’s mission is the fuel we use to ignite the passion, integrity, responsibility and opportunity in our students and educators.”

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  • “YE teaches that if you have a vision, go get it. The hardest part is just getting up and doing it. Once you can repeat that action, bigger and better things are coming.”

    Read more student stories in the full report.

    Deandre Nelson

    YE Student & Big Idea Competitor
    South Gwinnett High School | Snellville, GA

  • “The values that you learn in YE are not just business values. They are life values. It’s played a really big role in my life. It’s helping me elevate to get to the next place.”

    Read more alumni stories in the full report.

    Toiya Smith

    YE Alumna
    Bill R. Johnson CTE Center | Crowley, TX

  • “I feel so much more energized to come to work knowing that I get to give students opportunities they wouldn’t get elsewhere. That really ignites my passion as a teacher.”

    Read more educator stories in the full report.

    Kasey Winegar

    YE Educator
    Fredonia High School | Fredonia, KS

2019 Year in Review

Educators

240

32% INCREASE OVER 2018

Schools

208

65% INCREASE OVER 2018

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States

18

90% INCREASE OVER 2018

Survey Results

One little spark can make all the difference in the world. With the help of our supporters, YE provides students and educators with the knowledge and skills to fuel their passions.

Students

  • 82%

    believed YE improved their understanding of Principled Entrepreneurship™

  • 78%

    stated YE helped them to think differently about their talents and how to apply them

  • 78%

    reported YE had an impact on their future goals

Educators

  • 95%

    believed teaching YE is valuable to them

  • 91%

    felt YE is transforming their students’ lives for the better

  • 88%

    reported their students leave YE with a greater sense of the importance of self-fulfillment and self-confidence

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Support

YE’s impact wouldn’t be possible without our supporters. And with our Legacy Society, the YE planned giving option, supporters can leave a lasting impression on students, educators and our communities.

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“YE coaches you through life. It gives you life skills you can use in and out of the workplace. It gave me that extra little nudge I needed to be more confident and pursue what I’ve always wanted to do.”

Dylan McConnell

YE Student
Cornerstone Health and Technology High School | Detroit, MI