May 20, 2010 â€“ Credence President and CEO Sid Chowdhary served as a judge for the DC Regional Finals of the 2010 National Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge in Washington, DC on May 20, 2010.
The National Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge, run by the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE), engages students from across the United States by encouraging them to develop business plans, then compete in regional challenges. Ultimately, the winners of the national competition receive a cash prize, and meet with President Obama.
“Credence is proud to support various nonprofit organizations that are focused on improving the future of underprivileged children and youth, and I am honored to be invited to take part in this event,” remarked Mr. Chowdhary.p>
The competition reveals the extraordinary power of entrepreneurship to teach students important life skills, to engage them in school, to make previously unimagined dreams come true, and even to change their destinies.
Through entrepreneurship education, NFTE helps young people from low-income communities build skills and unlock their entrepreneurial creativity. Since 1987, NFTE has reached more than 280,000 young people, and currently has programs in 21 states and 12 countries. NFTE has more than 1,500 active Certified Entrepreneurship Teachers, and is continually improving its innovative entrepreneurship curriculum.
For more information visit www.nfte.com.
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