Be a BUILD Storyteller

Share your BUILD Story, Win Prizes & Amplify Our Mission

Your work doesn't have to be professional to be submitted! We accept all forms of submissions and can’t wait to hear your story. We encourage you to post your ideas and perspectives directly with #BUILDStories.

Storytelling is what connects and brings the BUILD community together. We're made of amazing students, teachers, mentors, donors, and volunteers.
For BUILD.org, sharing our stories is key to building strong emotional connections and relationships. BUILD also wants to hear stories from our amazing staff and board members who make it their personal mission to make a difference!

Send us your story via the form below and win anything from BUILD swag like t-shirts and stickers to eligible gift cards or products developed by BUILD student’s themselves! We’ll contact you through your email for more detail if you’ve been selected.

At BUILD, we’re so excited to be part of your entrepreneurial success and we want to celebrate you! Fill out the form below to get started. In the “Tell us your story box,” write a short summary, quote, or detail about your story!

Share Your Story!

Type your story details here:

Send us your files here, using the #story tag:

FAQ

What kind of short summary, quote, or detail should I write?

Some questions you can think about when writing include: What happened? Who was involved? Where did this take place? Why was this experience special to you? 

What media files should I submit?

A png or jpeg file for photos and an mp4 file for video! Feel free to submit up to 4 files in total. You can even submit tiktoks!

Download a Sample of Our Curriculum

Fill out this form to receive a free sample of our curriculum and to receive occasional email updates on how to bring BUILD to your community.

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

Download a Sample of Our Curriculum

Fill out this form to receive a free sample of our curriculum and to receive occasional email updates on how to bring BUILD to your community.