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The one thing every student needs

Youth Entrepreneurs provided a single opportunity. Luke Hurt took it from there.  In the fa...

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Small town girl, big city passion

Raised in Western Kansas, in a community best known for feedlots and its agricultural prowess, it...

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Not your average teacher training

This July, hundreds of educators will head to Detroit for a transformative refill at one of educa...

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The three-day event that changes everything

The 2019 YE Summit is revving up and heading straight for Detroit, and it’s hauling a full ...

What We Teach

Teen entrepreneur finds a sweet opportunity 

Candy addicts, moms and dentists know the cavity-inducing downside of sugary snacks. In Michigan,...

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Turning challenge into triumph

His story is one of challenge and triumph, failure and success. He’s a fighter, a father, a...

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Meet Renate Matthews: YE educator

Renate Matthews is a 13-year classroom veteran, but the last two completely transformed her minds...

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2019 YE Summit: Applications Open Now!

Get revved up, YE Summit July 15-19, 2019 A transformational experience is headed for downtown D...

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Passion is Fashionable

When Jairo Fernandez first joined the Youth Entrepreneurs class at Bishop Ward High School in Kan...

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Three steps to turning big ideas into big opportunities

Thomas Edison knew the world was too dark, Henry Ford knew the world was too slow, and Estee Laud...

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Student of the Month: Rich Garris

Drive, passion, opportunity, humility. For most, these words conjure thoughts of CEOs, venture ca...

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Family & Foundational Values

Gavin Darr may only be in his first year of teaching, but his familiarity with Youth Entrepreneur...

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Opportunity is Everywhere

Maribel Sanchez knows a thing or two about opportunity. Her parents moved to Dodge City, Kan., fr...

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Vandalism, social justice and the power of being principled

Today, we explore a story of Facebook justice that took an unexpected turn. This story happened i...

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Meet Sarah Bown, YE Educator

Sarah Bown is a Digital Marketing teacher at  Truman, William Chrisman and Van Horn High Sch...

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Why we play games in YE

It’s no secret that games work in the YE classroom. Of course they’re fun, but they a...

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Getting the most out of Market Day

YE’s Market Day initiative provides students the opportunity to run a mini business for a d...

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Just Try It: The Power of Networking

What’s in it for me? It’s a question we know students often ask themselves before dec...

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Coffee Talk: The Power of Partnerships

Murray Moore is no stranger to entrepreneurship. He started his first business as a 7-year-old. B...

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Winning At All Costs: A Discussion on Foundational Values On & Off The Field

At Youth Entrepreneurs, our Foundational Values not only guide behavior, they are central to our ...

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To Go Forward, Get Uncomfortable

For as long as he could remember, Terrell White Jr.  knew he wanted to be an entrepreneur, h...

Entre-inspiration

5 Ways in 5 Days: Celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week

Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) provides a great opportunity for educators to bring real-world...

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To The Stars Through Difficulties

Igniting a passion. Opening doors to new opportunities. Transforming mindsets. At Youth Entrepren...

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Paper Airplanes: Engaging Students Entrepreneurially

Looking for an excellent way to engage students in the process of rapid prototyping? Greg Kegley,...

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Generous Contributions Will Support Youth Entrepreneurs® in Detroit and Around the U.S.

DETROIT, MICH. – The history of innovative music and the future of entrepreneurship educati...

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Meet Debbie Johnson

Debbie Johnson teaches Youth Entrepreneurs at The Independent School in Wichita, Kan. In addition...

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Finding Students' Superpowers Through the Use of Sound Judgment

At Youth Entrepreneurs, our Foundational Values not only guide behavior, they are central to our ...

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Student of the Month: Mykal Radney

We’re celebrating YE student mindset-shift moments and everyday successes with our Student ...

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Meet Cody

Cody Foster grew up in smalltown Stockton, Kan. But thanks to entrepreneurial roots, he grew up t...

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Youth Entrepreneurs announces plan to accelerate growth and impact across the U.S.

Wichita, Kan. – Youth Entrepreneurs® (YE), a program launched more than 25 years ago to...

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Meet Chas

Youth Entrepreneurs teaches Chas Malone to value education and convinces him to pursue a college ...

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Responsibility in the Age of Crowdfunding

At Youth Entrepreneurs, our Foundational Values not only guide behavior, they are central to our ...

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YE Biz Bang 2018 Paves Way for Future

YE’s excited to announce, that together, with the support of generous donors, a record $2 m...

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Meet DJ

DJ Fisher attributes his successful career as a professional sports agent to an experience he had...

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Meet Thomas

Tom Staperfenne’s role as a Youth Entrepreneurs educator sets him up perfectly to teach mat...

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How We Teach Comparative Advantage in YE

In Youth Entrepreneurs, middle and high school students learn economic principles and gain an und...

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Meet Jeff

Jeff Johnson is President of Flint Hills National Golf Club in Andover, Kan., and has been a loya...

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VIP Wichita: Youth Entrepreneurs Biz Bang

Wichita, Kan. – Youth Entrepreneurs raised nearly $2 million through its Biz Bang fundraising eve...

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Meet Cindy

Cindy Schluckebier implements Youth Entrepreneurs curriculum with a unique twist - enabling ...

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How We Teach Sunk Cost in YE

In Youth Entrepreneurs, students learn how to use economic thinking to solve entrepreneurial prob...