July 25, 2017

John Hancock sponsors BUILD students at summer internships through the MLK Scholars program

BUILD Boston recently welcomed fifteen high school students into the office to kick off their six-week long journey as MLK Summer Scholars.  The MLK Scholar Program, established by John Hancock […]
July 17, 2017
Ayele Shakur

BUILD Boston’s Regional Executive Director, Ayele Shakur, is selected as a 2017 Barr Fellow

BUILD Boston’s Regional Executive Director, Ayele Shakur, has been selected to join the Barr Fellows Class of 2017 in recognition of her outstanding leadership while serving Boston communities. The Barr […]
June 8, 2017

Ninth Graders Showcase Entrepreneurial Skills in the BUILDFest Pitch Challenge

Four ninth grade student business teams pitched to guest judges Deval Patrick and former New England Patriot Jerod Mayo at the BUILDFest Pitch Challenge at the Renaissance Waterfront last night. […]
May 31, 2017

BUILD Students Place 3rd in National Competition; Featured on FOX25

LAS VEGAS – Aroma Squeeze, a BUILD student-led business run by four sophomores from the Community Academy of Science and Health, a high school in Dorchester, placed third in the […]
May 30, 2017

Meet the 2017 BUILDFest Pitch Challenge Finalists

Our 9th grade students have been hard at work this year developing business ideas, pitching to investors, and selling their products to real customers for the first time.  Last week, they […]
May 22, 2017
BUILD Students Visit Google

One Way to Inspire Students to Stay in School

“I don’t think I need to go to college,” said Honeya, a BUILD student, to her mentors. Mentors Ashley and Pallavi were alarmed. BUILD uses entrepreneurship and experiential learning to […]
May 2, 2017

Boston Harbor Angel, Ziad Moukheiber, Mentors BUILD 9th Graders

Ziad Moukheiber is a successful entrepreneur who is CEO of the Boston Harbor Angels, a group of Angel Investors who came together in 2004 to help promising entrepreneurs get their […]
April 26, 2017
Team Orphan Socks

Judges Choose the Winners of BUILD’s Student Sales Showcase

Yesterday, over 150 young entrepreneurs from six Boston high schools came together at MIT to sell their products for the first time at our 9th Grade Spring Sales Showcase. This […]
April 3, 2017
Aroma Squeeze

BUILD Students Bring in Over $5,700 in Sales at Spring Sales Bazaar

BUILD students sold more than $5,700 worth of products at our Spring Sales Bazaar at Davio’s on March 30.  At least 300 shoppers from nearby office buildings stopped in to […]

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