Babson To Host 400 NFTE High School Student Entrepreneurs
More than 400 student entrepreneurs from NFTE New England classes will gather at Babson on March 16, 2016 to learn and network with hundreds of businesses and entrepreneurs at the 10th Annual NFTE New England Youth Entrepreneurship Conference, Webster Athletic Center, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
NFTE New England’s Youth Entrepreneurship Conference engages more than 100 volunteers from thirty national, regional and local business as coaches for the 400 student entrepreneurs who will work on their presentation skills, participate in the Moody’s Innovation Challenge and hear from keynote speakers Tracy Noonan and Dani Vilagie of Wicked Good Cupcakes, and received a welcome from Babson President Kerry Healey.
“We are thrilled to support NFTE’s 10th Annual Youth Entrepreneurship Conference with nearly a dozen representatives from Vistage volunteering their time and expertise” said Dan Guglielmo, Vistage New England Chair. “The work NFTE does, inspiring young people to pursue their entrepreneurial passions, aligns perfectly with our values at Vistage and we look forward to seeing the students learn and grow.”
“The generosity of the New England community to help our students learn how to think and act like entrepreneurs is outstanding,” said Julie Nations, Director of NFTE New England. “The Youth Entrepreneurship Conference is a landmark event and a valuable opportunity for our students, teachers, corporate partners and volunteers to learn and celebrate together.”