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Entrepreneurship is the spark. College, career and life success are the goals.

BUILD is an entrepreneurship program for underserved high school students that teaches them how to build their own business while becoming the CEO of their own lives.

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Bridging Communities

We connect our young entrepreneurs to a network of volunteer mentors from the business world who light a path along the way, creating access and opportunity.

Every year in America, there are half a million, brilliant kids dropping out of high school.

Entrepreneurship means opportunity – for the students BUILD serves and for all of us through a more diverse, equitable and interconnected community.

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Giving Tuesday Thank You
Giving Tuesday Thank YouDecember 2, 2022We are OVERWHELMED! Thanks to all of YOUR support, we have raised over $31,000 for Generation Entrepreneur this #GivingTuesday! Your contributions brought our vision for an America driven by diverse […]Read More
Giving Tuesday Evening
Giving Tuesday EveningNovember 29, 2022Last Call! #GivingTuesday2022 The founders of LinkedIn, Airbnb, Square and Pinterest have taken the stand to share why they support BUILD. Will you join them in supporting young entrepreneurs today? […]Read More
Today is Giving Tuesday
Today is Giving TuesdayNovember 29, 2022Today is Giving Tuesday! Last year, we had 50 individuals start campaigns, raising over $60,000. This year, 77 dedicated individuals have started BUILD #GivingTuesday fundraisers, and they need your help […]Read More

VIDEO PREPARATION GUIDELINES

HOW TO RECORD

1. iPhone, iPad, Zoom and Loom are all choices of recording tools for their video presentation 
2. Record with both students and their presentation in view
3. Record horizontally for the best view of the students and their presentation
4. Follow Presentation Diagram to the Right

PRESENTATION TIPS.

- Make eye contact with the camera
- Notecards may be used as cue cards
•Pro Tip: Notecards should avoid having a full script
- Even when you are not speaking, don’t forget the camera is still recording!
•Be aware of your body language while you and your business partners are speaking
- Everyone has an opportunity to speak
- Professional dress is encouraged
- Practice makes perfect
•Practice how you will transition from each speaker
•Project your voice when you speak​

Follow positioning format Above

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