Wyoming Young Entrepreneur Pitch Challenge

YOU ARE BEING CALLED UPON TO HELP SHAPE WYOMING’S FUTURE. ARE YOU UP FOR THE CHALLENGE? You understand that Wyoming is changing. You witness this every day. You are helping to grow Wyoming’s most important natural resource: our young people.

A Message from Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon

Governor Gordon encourages Wyoming youth to participate in the Wyoming Young Entrepreneur Pitch Challenge. He commented, “Rarely do we have the opportunity to be part of history and make a difference. I want to encourage you because the work you will do, the ideas you have, the entrepreneurship you display, will make a huge difference in our state.”

Access the Wyoming Young Entrepreneur Pitch Challenge Winter 2020-21

Are you up for the challenge? Join the Winter 2020-21 Pitch Challenge! This is a great opportunity for any organization that connects to youth. 4-H, FBLA, FFA, makerspaces, libraries, and others will have the opportunity to explore the entrepreneurial mindset by participating.

What is a Pitch Challenge?

A pitch challenge is an opportunity for youth to practice problem-solving, think critically, and share their voice. Get the full introduction from UW Host Heather Heath and friends in the following video and take a few minutes to learn about the Summer 2020 Pitch Challenge here.

How Do You Get Involved?

The Alliance has gathered a variety of activities, curricula, and video modules to help along the way. We will also hosting regular professional development roundtables where you will have a chance to learn from others around the state about how they are growing these skills among young people in their community.

Join the Entrepreneurship Community

The initiative is a result of a growing community of partners including Wyoming 4-H, Hilltop Bank in Casper, the University of Wyoming, Impact 307, afterschool organizations statewide, and many volunteers. Find information at wyafterschoolalliance.org/wyoming-young-entrepreneur-initiative. Would you like to join us as a sponsor? Call 307-335-9922 today!

This initiative is made possible by a grant from the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation intended to promote innovation and an entrepreneurial mindset for youth in Wyoming.

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