Teen Entrepreneurs Gain Empathy & Self-Awareness

Monday, March 6
1:00PM - 1:30PM
Austin Convention Center - Exhibit Hall 4

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Ayan Sawhney
- Student/Founder of Purrfect Companion

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Leigh Christie
Entrepreneurs Foundation - Exec Dir

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Natasha Tayebi
Silent Stories - Student/Founder

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Sarah Hernholm
WIT (Whatever It Takes) - Founder/Pres

Summary

Two teen entrepreneurs and two adult entrepreneurs come together to share how engaging teens in entrepreneurial programs is an effective vehicle for teaching greater empathy, gratitude and self-awareness. You will hear from two leaders in the youth entrepreneur space, Sarah Hernholm (WIT) & Leigh Christie (Entrepreneurs Foundation), as well as two teen entrepreneurs. Hernholm and Christie share unique ways of getting teens involved in social entrepreneurship. Teens share how launching their own enterprise, focusing on serving others, working with partners, and defining their own value system, made them impactful leaders and entrepreneurs.

Event Type:
Sessions
Format:
Expo Talk
Track:
Entrepreneurialism
Tags:
entrepreneurial learning entrepreneurship teens

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