February 18, 2022

BUILD Metro DC Welcomes Carrie Miller!

BUILD Metro DC is thrilled to announce a new addition to the team! Carrie Miller will be joining the BUILD Metro DC Associate Board!  Carrie Miller is an Associate in […]
February 18, 2022

#MentoringMonth 2022: BUILD Mentors Share Their Stories

Last Month was #MentoringMonth and we took the opportunity to celebrate the many inspiring mentors in BUILD! With so many powerful adult role models supporting our students and mission, we asked our mentors about their experience in BUILD and featured them each Monday in January!
February 17, 2022

BUILD Metro DC Welcomes Kassie McGue!

Kassie McGue, a skilled and ambitious woman from Chicago joins the BUILD team!
February 17, 2022

BUILD Celebrates National Entrepreneurship Week 2022

Did you know it’s National Entrepreneurship Week? One of the biggest challenges we face as a nation is how to create a more equitable and prosperous future for all. Teaching entrepreneurship […]
February 7, 2022

BUILD.org and Richard King Mellon Foundation Partner to Strengthen Entrepreneurship Education in Southwest Pennsylvania

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — BUILD.org is partnering with the Richard King Mellon Foundation (RKMF) to develop the next generation of entrepreneurial leaders and changemakers. Spanning over four years, RKMF’s $1.2 million investment will be […]
January 19, 2022

Philanthropy Roundtable Features BUILD.org

“Ask the Experts: Youth Entrepreneurship and the 21st Century Economy” – Philanthropy Roundtable recently interviewed three leaders of nonprofit organizations, including BUILD CEO Ayele Shakur, involved in this work to […]
January 4, 2022

Black Enterprise Features BUILD.org

Black Enterprise Digital Media features BUILD CEO Ayele Shakur. In her interview, Ayele Shakur shares her belief that if our country wants to build a strong future for tomorrow, we […]
December 22, 2021

BUILD Boston Introduces Trish Walker as New Board Chair

We are thrilled to announce that Trish Walker has stepped up into the role of Board Chair for BUILD Boston’s Advisory Board after 2 years as an active member of the Board.
December 17, 2021

Bloomberg Black Business Features BUILD.org

Renita D. Young from Bloomberg Black Business interviews BUILD CEO, Ayele Shakur on December 17, 2021



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


- 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​

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