November 23, 2021

Meet the Fastest-Growing Demographic of Entrepreneurs!

Now, more than ever, is the time to make history and redefine what it means to be an Entrepreneur. According to Hubspot, approximately 26% of Black Americans identify as Entrepreneurs—that […]
November 16, 2021


November is National Entrepreneurship Month! BUILD envisions a world where every student, in every public high school across America, is learning to think and act like an entrepreneur. BUILDing Gen […]
November 15, 2021

BUILD.org CEO Ayele Shakur Receives NABSE’s 2021 Hall of Fame Award

This month, Ayele Shakur, BUILD CEO, received the 2021 National Alliance of Black School Educators (NASBE) Hall of Fame Award! NABSE is the nation’s premier nonprofit organization devoted to furthering […]
November 15, 2021

BUILD NYC Welcomes New School Partner Thanks to Dedicated Teacher, Katie Gilbert

This school year, BUILD NYC has expanded its reach with the addition of a new school partner, DeWitt Clinton High School located in the Kingbridge neighborhood in the Bronx. Katie […]
November 15, 2021

Entrepreneur.com Interviews BUILD CEO Ayele Shakur

Ayele Shakur believes that if our country wants to build a strong future for tomorrow, we need to teach young students about entrepreneurship starting today. A veteran classroom educator, Shakur taught for […]
November 9, 2021

Introducing the Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow | November 10 Event

Virtual Event, November 10th, 9am PT/12pm ET RSVP Now! As part of our BUILDing Gen E Campaign, join us and watch BUILD alumni, Aury Fernandez and CEO, Ayele Shakur speak at a special Global […]
November 4, 2021

November is National Entrepreneurship Month!

From November 1st – 30th, we are celebrating entrepreneurs, change-makers, innovators, and job creators who are transforming their ideas into companies and building Career success, Entrepreneurial mindsets, and Opportunity with BUILD.  Together, we […]
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, […]

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