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Sam Kirk – Youth About Business: Leveling the Playing Field
January 8 @ 2:15 pm - 4:15 pm
Samuel E. Kirk is founder and president of Creating an Environment of Success(CES), a federally registered 501©3, and executive director of Youth About Business, a youth leadership development organization that specializes in preparing diverse talent for corporate America. Through it’s summer camp and school-year programming, Youth About Business has reached over 9,000 young people, helping them develop a professional skill set that they can use in their chosen career path. The Youth About Business school-year program offers students the hands-on experience of running a business, while the Youth About Business Summer Camp brings students to universities across the country to learn from and network with top-level executives at international companies like Bloomberg, EY, Deloitte, Epic Brokers, Apple and Sony. Both learning experiences help young people understand the complex operations of business and finance, while developing the critical thinking and analytical skills they can use in their personal and professional lives.