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July 24, 2020

VCs investing in a pipeline for Boston entrepreneurs of color

In the wake of the rising Black Lives Matter movement, the Boston venture capital community has universally declared a commitment to addressing the entrepreneurial inequities in our system. Many now […]
July 22, 2020

BUILD to Acquire SEED SPOT’s High School Program to Continue the Momentum in Supporting the Future of Social Entrepreneurship for High School Students

Official Press Release National nonprofit organizations join forces to support young people with an entrepreneurial mindset   Washington, DC: Two nonprofit organizations – Build.org (www.build.org) and SEED SPOT (www.seedspot.org) – […]
June 26, 2020

The Elevate Podcast featuring Ayele Shakur | Building Equity Through Education

The Elevate Podcast is a podcast about achievement, personal growth and pushing limits in leadership and life. Podcast Host Robert Glazer chats with world-class performers who’ve committed to elevating their […]
June 1, 2020

A passion for helping underserved students find entrepreneurial success

Written By Lauren Schiffman, Contributing Writer for Fifty Plus Advocate By Fifty Plus Advocate Community Advocate Staff Read Fifty Plus Advocate’s Article Boston – After graduating from Boston University, Ayele […]
April 29, 2020

Breaking down silos that separate students by race and class

AT A RECENT press briefing, Massachusetts education commissioner Jeff Riley observed that the crisis of COVID-19 school closures is also “an amazing opportunity to think differently about how we educate our […]
January 30, 2019

BUILD Awarded Acceptance Into Stand Together’s Elite Social Entrepreneurship Catalyst Program

BUILD is proud to announce it has been selected to participate in Stand Together’s Catalyst Program, joining the growing national network of more than 100 high-performing organizations that are transforming […]
July 2, 2018

Meet BUILD’s New CEO, Ayele Shakur

Ayele Shakur has nearly 30 years of experience as an innovator in urban education. We are thrilled to announce that on June 6, 2018, our National Board of Directors unanimously […]
October 19, 2016

BUILD Greater Boston to Honor Jeff Glass and Mic Williams at BUILDfest Wednesday, Oct. 19

One hundred high school entrepreneurs will also be showcasing their businesses at the event
May 23, 2016

U.S. Public Education Is Not A Spectator Sport

I recently had the privilege of attending a conference of the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO), a gathering of extraordinary young leaders (the minimum requirements for entry are typically being younger […]

VIDEO PREPARATION GUIDELINES

HOW TO RECORD

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

PRESENTATION TIPS.

- 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​

Follow positioning format Above

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