#EYECON

The Premiere Youth Entrepreneurship Conference

8th Annual Youth Entrepreneurship Conference

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Finding Your Way...
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The Conference

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Student Profile

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Evaluations

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Testimonies

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Volunteers

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A Day in Pictures

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Special Thanks & Sponsors

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#EYECON
The Premiere Youth Entrepreneurship Conference ! ! ! !

Thursday, May 2, 2013 8:00am-2:30pm

Workshops
The following workshops will be conducted simultaneously. Students may select three workshops to attend. WORKSHOP All Gold Everything Go, Go Gadget PRESENTER Solomon Lincoln Will Mapp, III Charnelle Bacon Omar S. Muhammad Jos. A. Bank Nordstrom Kendrick Tilghman Wells Fargo Operation HOPE 212A 210A ROOM Ballroom 210B 315 316 Theatre

About #EYECON
This year's theme is "#EYECON". #EYECON is a play on the word “icon” and “EYE conference”. Youth will be challenged to be the image and symbol of excellence in entrepreneurship.

Hands on the Wheel Money Trees Photo Shoot Fresh, Looking Like Wealth Sounds Nice Thrift Shop

Objective
Youth pursue entrepreneurship as career option and employ an entrepreneurial attitude to excel and remain competitive in the workforce.

Whet Your APPetite

Christine Johnson Nigel Knowles

212B

Agenda
Time Activity Registration, Breakfast, Kick Off Welcome & Opening Remarks Workshops Workshops Workshops Luncheon, Awards Ceremony, Marketplace & Artist Showcase

#EYECON
Tweet "#EYECON" from your Twitter account before, during and after the conference. FOLLOW US @eyeforchange @edaccampus

8:00am-8:45am 9:00am 9:30am-10:30am 10:40am-11:40am 11:50am-12:50pm 1:00pm

2:30pm

Conference Ends
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8th Annual Youth Entrepreneurship Conference

Total Attendees
2012 2013 600 450

436

570

300 150 0

19

students (MBA & MSU Graduate

Student Association),

volunteers

349 youth in 5th - 12th grade 158 watched online 27 17, 3 youth vendors
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Student Profile

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AFYA Public Charter School Amerigroup/Corp of Nation Baltimore Community High School Bluford Drew Jemison Academy - West City High School EVOKUeagle High Road School Mervo High School Old Court Middle School Patterson High School Powhatan Elementary School Regional F. Lewis High School Walter P. Carter Elementary/Middle School

City 8

County 3
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Evaluations
Overall satisfaction with the conference !!!!!!!!!! ! After attending the conference, would you like to pursue entrepreneurship as your career?!! !

YES
Overall, based on your total experience at the conference, will you attend or recommend someone else attend next year’s conference?!

YES
Overall, would you say the conference taught you things (entrepreneurship, money, and leadership) that you are not learning in school and/or at home?

YES
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Speakers
Shout out to all the speakers. Here are some testimonies from students.

The speaker was really good! Now I know how to make an app.

It was cool seeing everyones ideas for apps

...supplied me with very valuable information.

Well prepared, satisfied, glad for list of free tools to create apps...

It was fun to learn new things.

I love it. This was absolutely amazing!

I did not know about technology in my generation, now I know how to use...

I loved the way we presented and interacted.

Great information that will be used in the future.

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Testimonies

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Testimonies

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Testimonies

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Volunteers
Alex Johnson Ayannah Je!erson Danny BorDebla Barbara McCamie Benita Gush Brian Smith Cala Butler Carla Johnsom Charnelle Bacon Christine Johnson Chuck Roxbury Deeim Molone Devron Thornton Diarah Dembele Dionne Waldron Elizabeth Sodipo Ian Harpool Jason Rudder Jonathan Moore Keith Mehlinger Kendrick Tilghman Kristine Moassey Kwadwo Frimpory Leah Anthony Luther Moore Maraa Sumo Michael Cruse Narboda Karki Nia Muhammad Nigel Knowles Olakunle Fakiyesi Onika Marsh Raevyn Jones Robin Haynes Sam Henry Shenell Bolden Silvin Newpane Solomon Lincoln Stephanie Larkin Susan Kilembe Tahlia Bridgemahon Tejean Martiesen Tonya Wright VerSean Truell William Mapp Yvonne Niaga

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A day in pictures
please visit...www.facebook.com/eyeforchange

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#EYECON
The Premiere Youth Entrepreneurship Conference ! ! ! !

Thursday, May 2, 2013 8:00am-2:30pm

SPONSORED BY
SPECIAL THANKS
ALL YOUTH, PARENTS, TEACHERS, COUNSELORS, ADMINISTRATORS CONFERENCE COMMITTEE MEMBERS VOLUNTEERS, EXHIBITORS, SPEAKERS 92Q Dr. James Haynes, Title III, MSU Dr. Evelyn Perry, Professional Development Schools, MSU Luther Moore & Carla Johnson, Media, MSU Vicki Payne, Title III, MSU Debra Grady, Events Coordinator, MSU Roger Avery, Thompson’s Hospitality Catering Services Ron J. Stevenson, University Bookstore, MSU Tanya Wright, MBA Program, MSU Stephecca Sawyer, Retention, School of Business, MSU Ardyn Barton, Retention, School of Business, MSU

Title III Program

Sunny’s Subs (Northwood Shopping Center)

#EYECON
Tweet "#EYECON" from your Twitter account before, during and after the conference. FOLLOW US! ! @eyeforchange! ! @edaccampus

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