October 28, 2021

State of BUILD Metro DC

Last month, BUILD Metro DC held our inaugural State of BUILD DC. Hosted by BUILD Metro DC’s Regional Executive Director, Karleton Thomas, and our Board Chair, Dora Gougoufkas, the event […]
September 28, 2021

Why I BUILD | Sebastian Hooker

This school year, all New York City students are participating in in-person learning and our mentors are ready to help them transition back to the classroom and BUILD.   BUILD mentor, […]
August 31, 2021

BUILD Boston Welcomes New Regional Executive Director, Betsy Neptune

We are excited to officially welcome BUILD Boston's new Regional Executive Director, Betsy Neptune! Betsy comes to us with many years of experience as an executive leader and brings to BUILD wisdom and experience in entrepreneurship, economic development, coaching, team development, and nonprofit management.
August 19, 2021

BUILD Launches New Digital Curriculum for Educators

BUILD’s 2021 – 2022 DESIGN QUESTION “How might we BUILD powerful, thriving communities where EVERYONE enjoys safety, wellness, and economic freedom?” BREAKING NEWS Today, BUILD Launches New Digital Curriculum for […]
August 18, 2021

Be a BUILD Mentor 2021-2022

Do you want to make a positive impact in the lives of young entrepreneurs?  Research shows that students who build relationships with caring, consistent adult mentors set higher educational goals, […]
August 8, 2021

Why I BUILD | Mandy Boose

Meet Mandy Boose,  BUILD Bay Area College Access Program Manager What inspires you to work at BUILD? I’m inspired every day by our students, by knowing that each graduating BUILD […]
August 6, 2021

DC Council Budget Sets Students Up For Strong Year

Last month, BUILD Metro DC’s Regional Executive Director, Karleton Thomas, was asked to testify at the DC City Council’s Committee on Labor and Workforce Development, Budget Oversight Hearing. On July 20th, the DC Council approved […]
August 4, 2021

BUILD Summer Retreat

Last month BUILD celebrated its annual Summer Retreat week, during which staff took time to pause, breathe, build relationships across regional teams, have fun, share some laughs, and reflect on […]
August 2, 2021

Why I BUILD | Shawn Berriman

Several months ago, I came across a report on COVID-19’s impact on DC students. It was disturbing. It’s incredibly tough to read it and not feel for those impacted. There […]



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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