Tyran Chandler

J.Tyran Chandler is a student and politically minded organizer who uses his direct experience with poverty and disenfranchisement to influence his projects. As a student at the University of Michigan, he’s engaged in several different campus groups and innovator opportunities to create scaffolding around financial literacy for people who have not benefitted from intergenerational wealth. […]

Fix My Finance

Tyran and his team are running financial literacy workshops for young people in Flint, Michigan.  Through teaching financial literacy, Fix My Finance provides students the necessary skillset and knowledge to inform our student body to give them a way to combat the all too real alternative means of survival. Fix My Finance will help younger […]

Heritage Charity Foundation

Heritage Charity Foundation will combine organic farming and entrepreneurship training to create a practical and integrated learning experience for unemployed youth.

Elizabeth Adikah

Elizabeth Adikah was born to a very poor family. She became a school dropout at the age of 6 years after she lost both parents to a snake bite on their way from the farm. Later, at the age of 10 years, a member in their local church saw the potentials in her and decided […]

Jasmine Duncan

Jasmine Duncan is a young entrepreneur pursuing a BSc in Business Management Entrepreneurship at the University of the West Indies. Like many Jasmine planned to graduate college, work and attend university. However the harsh realities of unemployment prompted her to seek another source of income. Combining her love for the environment and art started two […]

YE! — Youth of Excellence

YE! Seeks to provide outreach and mentorship programs for young entrepreneurs and students who have left their schooling to equip them with the knowledge and skills to develop their businesses and grow personally. It also seeks to identify and disseminate information on jobs, scholarships, and business opportunities available to young people.

Ndyabawe Myres

Myres hails from the Kamwenge District in Western Uganda. Myres is the Founder of Rabbits For Education, a youth-led project that aims at training Pupils of Kabuga Primary School in Kamwenge on Rabbit farming, Cage making, distributing Rabbits to the public and also providing a market for the Rabbits as a way of empowering them […]

Madel Beaudouin

Madel Beaudouin recently graduated from Queens College with degrees in Political Science and Economics and is an incoming analyst at Moody’s Corporation. Passionate about learning new ways to spur community wealth building, she founded the Queens Entrepreneurship Fund. The Queens Entrepreneurship Fund designs one-year fellowships that equip college students with the skills and experience in […]