How To Grow A Ceo

Developing the instincts for running a business starts at a very early age. Here's what the experts say can prepare your child to sit in the CEO's chair.

P.O. Box 1749 Newark, NJ 07101 201-824-2707
Offers a summer camp for approximately 30 students interested in entrepreneurship. Includes how to write business plans, do financial statements, file taxes, advertise and market, etc.

The Educational, Training and Enterprise Center (EDTEC) 313 Market St. Camden, NJ 08102 609-342-8277 or 800-963-9361
Provides curriculum and educational training in the area of youth entrepreneurship.

The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership 4900 Oak St. Kansas City, MO 64112 816-932-1000
Develops a variety of entrepreneurial school programs for school-aged youngsters.

Institute for Youth Entrepreneurship (IYE) 310 Lenox Ave. new York, NY 10027 212-369-3900
Offers entrepreneurial programs for youth, ages 12-18.

Junior Achievement One Education Way Colorado Springs, CO 80906 719-540-8000
Develops school-based entrepreneurial programs that use local volunteers to teach hands-on skills.

Kidpreneurs Konference Kidpreneur News Black Enterprise Unlimited 130 Fifth Ave. New York, NY 10011 800-543-6786
Teaches children 4-17 the fundamentals of entrepreneurship in age-appropriate ways.

Kidsway, Inc. 5585 Peachtree Rd. Chamblee, GA 30341 888-KIDS-WAY 888-543-7929
Publishes a bimonthly entrepreneurial newsletter and offers business kits for children.

National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship 120 Wall St., 29th Fl. New York, NY 10005 212-232-3333 or 800-367-6383
Develops both in-school and after-school programs for urban at risk youth.

One to One: The National Mentoring Partnership 2801 M St. NW Washington, DC 2007 202-338-3844
A national organization for the expansion of quality economic and personal mentoring.

Additional Reading: An Introduction to Business
for African-American Youth by Abner Whorter, Xpression
Publishing; $10.95

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