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Eric Meyer was not old enough to drive a car when he started his first business, Spotlight Video Productions.
The Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC) and the United Nations Office for Partnerships, in partnership with the Center for Women in Business, hosted “The Role of Business in Empowering Women” at the United Nations Headquarters on International Women’s Day, March 8, 2012. (Photo Slideshow) A simultaneous tweet chat took place with hundreds of participants watching online and discussing the event using #CSRwomen.
The full event is available for viewing in the videos below.
Arizona's Board of Cosmetology seems to have something to say about the make-up of the American dream.
Junior Achievement and the National Chamber Foundation believe that the solution to the current national economic instability lies in the principles of a free enterprise system and entrepreneurship. However, exactly ehat the U.S. population, particularly high school students, understands about the basic tenets and benefits of a free enterprise system or entrepreneurship remains unlear.
In an effort to better understand where these knowledge gaps exist, Junior Achievement, in partnership with the National Chamber Foundation researched high school juniors' understanding of the free enterprise system ad how it effects job creation.
It is tempting to think that all the nation’s economic troubles – slow growth and high unemployment – can be traced to the financial crisis and the recession that started in 2007-2008. But this would be a mistake. Some of the challenges the country faces predate the financial crisis.
By Sarah Lemmons, National Chamber Foundation