NFTE Summer BizCamp

Program Overview

Are you a female student interested in learning…

  • How to start your own business?
  • How to make technology work for your business?
  • How to be your own boss?

Become a FEMALE ENTREPRENEUR by joining NFTE’s Summer BizCamp TODAY!

NFTE DC Region’s Global Girls Entrepreneurship Tech BizCamp offers female students the opportunity to learn a tech-infused NFTE Entrepreneurship curriculum in a highly interactive and intensive 2-week camp setting. Through field trips, guest speakers, industry exposure, and engaging activities, participants learn the basics of putting together a business plan including technological platforms while also developing valuable academic and life skills.

BizCamp Model

Accelerated Learning (Days 1-7 )
Through experiential learning, tech-based work time, and guest speakers, students take a deep dive into the world of tech-infused entrepreneurship and learn what it takes to start their own business.

Coaching Sessions (Days 8-9)
Students work with volunteer business plan coaches to refine their business ideas and hone their presentation skills in preparation for the final Business Plan Competition.

Business Plan Competition (Day 10)
At the end of this 2 week camp, all participants present their business ideas in front of a panel of judges while competing for cash prizes (top three winners).

Website: http://www.nfte.com

News

Architecture Graduates Elevated to the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects

Wed, April, 12 2017

We are pleased to announce that two graduates of the Howard University Department of Architecture, Kwendeche (B.Arch. 1976) and Kathy Dixon (B.Arch. 1991), have been elevated to the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects (FAIA). This is an unparalleled honor and the highest individual recognition bestowed by the Institute. The selection process is rigorous. Approximately three percent of the more than 90,000 AIA members have this distinction. The recipients of the FAIA are recognized for their outstanding contributions to the profession either through design, architectural education or the advancement of the profession after 10 years of AIA membership. The 2017 FAIA class consists of 178 people.Read More >>

2016 AIChE Annual Student Conference in San Francisco

Wed, March, 1 2017

One Senior and six juniors chemical engineering students respectively participated in the 2016 AIChE Annual Student Conference in San Francisco, CA, November 14-18, 2016. The­ students were Simone Stanley, April Howard, Anayia Reliford, Mahtab Waseem, Bekuechukwu Uzondu, Diwash Bajracharya and Okeoghene Osevwe. Simone Stanley (Senior Chemical Engineering student) won first place for her presentation of “An Experiment Based Smartphone Education App for a Simple Introduction to Chemical Engineering Kinetics” in the General Engineering and Engineering Education session of the poster competition.Read More >>

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