Lydia Phillips

Position: Director of Impact and Organizational Learning

Lydia Phillips serves as the Director of Impact and Organizational Learning at BUILD where she oversees the strategy and implementation for growth of BUILD’s entrepreneurship to youth nationwide. Additionally, she guides internal learning with a focus on creating a collaborative and inclusive environment. With over 10 years experience in education, both abroad and stateside, Lydia has a passion for ensuring students are receiving high-quality experiences in education and focuses on experiential learning. She has her Masters of Education in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of San Diego and has served as an educator with a focus on ELA and Special Education.

“I believe youth are brilliant, creative, and hilarious. It is a joy to help them unpack their strengths, their voice and help guide them towards a future of their choice. Entrepreneurship is a unique avenue for self-expression, collaboration, and innovation. It allows us to work with schools and community partners in a way that uplifts all involved. Who wouldn’t want to be a part of that?” – Lydia Phillips



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​

Follow positioning format Above

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