Since 2017, hundreds of students in grades 4-12 have participated in Ithaca's Youth Entrepreneurship Market (YEM) & training program.
Through a hands-on learning experience, students bring their ideas to fruition, learning business startup basics from local entrepreneurs and coaches.
"The market" is a culmination of business planning woven into the workshop series, where students launch their businesses into the community.
Inspiring entrepreneurial thinking through hands-on learning and connections to community, helping students realize the power of their ideas and their voices.
With storytelling & connections to local entrepreneurs
Through experiential learning & community connections
The power of entrepreneurial thinking & execution