YELS to encourage youth entrepreneurship with April 7 summit
Apr02

YELS to encourage youth entrepreneurship with April 7 summit

YELS, the Youth Entrepreneurship, and Leadership Summit, will take place in Phoenix at Grand Canyon University on Saturday, April 7. The one-day event runs from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. YELS is a conference targeted at Generation Z (in this case, ages 12 to 19) in hopes of introducing them to innovation and leadership opportunities. The meeting includes workshops, speakers, networking and the “Rapid Pitch Battle,” the summit’s version of...

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How 13-year-old Backpacks 4 Kids AZ CEO helps disadvantaged children
Feb17

How 13-year-old Backpacks 4 Kids AZ CEO helps disadvantaged children

Backpacks 4 Kids AZ is a non-profit organization that provides local disadvantaged children with backpacks full of supplies. Displaced children receive backpacks with toiletries and toys, while low-income students receive backpacks with pencils, notebooks, and other school supplies. If that isn’t cool enough, get this: Backpacks 4 Kids AZ is run by 13-year-old Kaitlyn Martinez. Kaitlyn came up for the idea for her organization in 2015...

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Meet Olenka Cullinan
Oct28

Meet Olenka Cullinan

Olenka Cullinan is the founder of Rising Tycoons, an organization that guides and inspires youth to become entrepreneurs and CEOs via leadership and personal development. She effortlessly inspires adult influencers and teens to collaborate and learn in fun environments that allow everyone to be themselves. Aside from coordinating exciting workshops and conferences, Olenka keynotes at school assemblies and hosts the 16-course Rising...

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Rising Tycoons announces Youth Entrepreneurship and Leadership Summit in partnership with GCU, CO+HOOTS Foundation
Oct26

Rising Tycoons announces Youth Entrepreneurship and Leadership Summit in partnership with GCU, CO+HOOTS Foundation

Rising Tycoons founder Olenka Cullinan recently announced her organization’s inaugural Phoenix Youth Entrepreneurship and Leadership Summit, which will take place this November 19th at Grand Canyon University. The Youth Entrepreneurship and Leadership Summit, or YELS, is an excellent opportunity for teens with business and leadership skills to show them off via one of the most common entrepreneurial practices in America: pitching for...

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