Young Entrepreneur Spotlight (YES!) – Entrepreneur. Cartoonist. Designer. Philanthropist?

Maya Penn does it all. She built her first website using HTML. She created an animated superhero cartoon called “The Pollenators”. She started an eco-friendly, environmentally sustainable, fashionable accessories and clothing business! Aaaannnnd she created a non-profit called Maya’s Ideas 4 the Planet, an organization that “strives to help the community, spread environmental awareness and encourage young girls to follow their Read More …

Socially Responsible Gifting – Gifts That Give Back

Society B Sackcloth + Ashes Blanket – For every blanket purchased, Sackloth + Ashes donates one to a homeless shelter. WAKAWAKA POWER+ Portable Solar Charger – For every unit you buy, WakaWaka gives one to a family living without power. Seattle Chocolates – For every purchase, food is donated to local communities in need across America.  #chocolategives Kamie Cat’s Terrible Night Book – All proceeds from Read More …

Teens Can Make a Difference Through Social Entrepreneurship

Social entrepreneurs are people who start a business with the intent to donate profits to a social cause, create a new product, service, or a new approach to a social problem. In other words, any time an entrepreneur engages in work specifically to help a community problem, organization or the world at large. One of the biggest comments I hear Read More …