Youth Entrepreneurship

Angry Birds, modified ovarian cancer detection methods and even portable toilet seat covers are all examples of a new buzz word in the business world: youth entrepreneurship. Thanks to rapid technology development, collaborative idea sharing and resources from organizations like the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation dedicated to youth-led business development, youth entrepreneurship has become more prominent and more competitive. GBS speakers from a range of backgrounds known for cultivating the world’s next successful business owners. To learn more about speakers available to discuss youth entrepreneurship, see the list below.

Award-winning actress and activist of rare talent and conviction, speaks on behalf of Artists for a New South Africa, Children’s Defense Fund, and U.S. State Department, to educate people around the world on issues involving HIV/AIDS, Civil Rights, etc. Click here to view

Jurnee Smollett Bell
$20000 - $40000(Speaker fee)

The Budgetnista; a best selling author, speaker and passionate teacher of fun and engaging, financial empowerment. Click here to view

Tiffany “The Budgetnista” Aliche
$10000 - $20000(Speaker fee)

Award-winning teenage entrepreneur, best-selling author, inspirational speaker, jewelry designer and philanthropist. Click here to view

Gabrielle Jordan
$2500 - $5000(Speaker fee)

Founder of Great Black Speakers Bureau, and Leading Entrepreneurship & Personal Achievement Expert Click here to view

Lawrence Watkins
$2500 - $5000(Speaker fee)

From No House to the White House: One of the People Behind President Obama\'s Re-election. Click here to view

Michael Blake
$5000 - $10000(Speaker fee)

Renaissance Woman 2.0 sharing secrets to personal branding, leadership, and business success. Click here to view

Lisa Nicole Bell
$5000 - $10000(Speaker fee)

Award-winning teenage entrepreneur, girls rights advocate, inspirational speaker, natural product formulator and philanthropist. Zandra teaches youth how to dream big, create a plan & do the work! Click here to view

Zandra Cunningham
$2500 - $5000(Speaker fee)

Creator and Illustrator of the Premiere Black Comic Book Series, Brotherman: Dictator of Discipline. Click here to view

Dawud Anyabwile
$2500 - $5000(Speaker fee)

Founder & CEO of YFS Magazine Click here to view

Erica Nicole
$2500 - $5000(Speaker fee)
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