April 7, 2022

BUILD.org Celebrates Women Leadership

Mayors Making Change Last week, we closed out Women’s History Month by recognizing some powerful women mayors and BUILD leaders. The three fantastic women mayors above are making strides for […]
March 8, 2022

BUILD Celebrates International Women’s Day

It’s International Women’s Day! BUILD has been led by powerful, fearless women for the last 20 years! BUILD all started when four students asked BUILD Founder, Suzanne McKechnie Klahr, to […]
March 5, 2022

BUILD Launches New Monthly Giving Program

BUILD We Must! By joining our monthly giving community, you are helping to build a new generation of future leaders and change-makers, thus diversifying our workforce and creating a more […]
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 […]



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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