BALTIMORE — Research shows just how important support is for younger entrepreneurs: 88 percent of those with mentors survive in business, compared with a 50 percent failure rate among those without such backing. Cited from www.forbes.com. To allow more youth to accomplish what they choose, the Entrepreneurial Development & Assistance Center (EDAC) at Morgan State University and EYE for Change co-host #EYECON, the premier youth entrepreneurship conference to help students start their own businesses. #EYECON takes place on Thursday, May 4, 2017 from 8:30 am – 2 p.m. at Morgan State University’s Student Center..
The objective of #EYECON is to help youth pursue entrepreneurship as a career option and employ an entrepreneurial attitude to excel and remain competitive in the workforce. The conference features workshops on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) coupled with entrepreneurship.
Lastly, there will be time allotted to network with students from other schools, play games, visit vendors, and receive giveaways. The conference is open to youth ages 10-18, school personnel, community leaders, and parents who have an interest in youth entrepreneurship skills training.
Registration is available online at www.eyeforchange.org
EYE for Change, Inc (Engaging Youth Entrepreneurs for Change) is a 501c3 not for profit organization that empowers and prepares youth to become competitive in a global economy through entrepreneurial skill building. For more information please visit www.eyeforchange.org.
EDAC connects budding & existing entrepreneurs to resources for venture management & growth. www.edacmorgan.com.