Evander Holyfield, Michael Russell support Youth Entrepreneurs® Georgia at 1st annual fundraiser

Youth Entrepreneurs® Georgia hosted its first annual fundraiser on Tuesday, May 12, 2015, at Atlanta’s Fabulous Fox Theater. The Dreams to Dividends event “brought together Atlanta area civic philanthropic and business leaders to celebrate the successes of young entrepreneurs and honor the program’s partners and supporters for their commitment to business and entrepreneurship education.” “This […]

JaKathryn Ross, Youth Entrepreneurs® Georgia

JaKathryn Ross is the founding executive director of Youth Entrepreneurs® Georgia, also known as YEGeorgia, a high school program that gives students the tools necessary to become or think like entrepreneurs. She is also the director of community affairs for Georgia-Pacific. As a recognized leader in entrepreneurship education, Ross also shares her knowledge as an […]

Youth Entrepreneurs Georgia launches as nonprofit

Atlanta – On Sept. 25, 2013, Youth Entrepreneurs Georgia, a high school business education program that nurtures entrepreneurial aspirations and skills, publicly launched as a nonprofit organization at an event in Atlanta and unveiled it’s YEGeorgia website and iPhone app. Youth Entrepreneurs Georgia helps create productive members of society. For example, a study that followed-up […]

JaKathryn Ross leads Dare to Dream, shares success of youth entrepreneurs’ program

High school students from Atlanta Public Schools took part in Dare to Dream, an event for Youth Entrepreneurs® Georgia (YEG) students, marking the successful completion of the yearlong classroom portion of the program. A nonprofit, YEG aims to inspire students to utilize creativity, follow their passions, and learn about the importance of making good choices […]