April 20, 2015

The 5th Annual BUILD Gala

With generous contributions from our investors, the Gala raised $1.8 million!
March 6, 2015

We’re in the New York Times!

It’s official – BUILD made it into the New York Times! Read about our work, from our friend David Bornstein, author of“How to Change the World,” and co-founder of the Solutions Journalism Network, here. “When […]
February 19, 2015

NYC, here we come!

On October 29, BUILD hosted its first ever NYC event.  Friends and family of BUILD gathered at the Tasting Table Test Kitchen to get an update on our work, hear […]
February 18, 2015

Showcase One Takes Boston by Storm

Our young entrepreneurs sure showed the snow – and our judges – at BUILD’s annual Showcase One! Over the last three weeks, BUILD freshman students in our four schools competed against each […]
January 30, 2015

BUILD in Boston’s Third Annual Open House Event

On January 20th, students, mentors and friends to BUILD gathered to witness our Downtown Youth Business Incubator in action! Ayele Shakur, BUILD in Boston’s Regional Executive Director, kicked off BUILD […]
January 10, 2015

Should Schools Teach Personality?

Well – yes!  But not in isolation. BUILD’s program teaches students six skills – Spark Skills – that, in this article, are considered personality traits.   We teach these skills in […]



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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