IY PowerUP Program
At Independent Youth we have one goal: empower today’s teens to become tomorrow’s business leaders and entrepreneurial innovators. Through unique programs focused on Peer-to-Peer mentorship with a Network of Teen Entrepreneurs, we engage and educate youth on entrepreneurship challenging them to develop their passions and ideas into successful businesses.
The IY PowerUP program provides TEN members with additional resources, opportunities and experiences in order to help them become even stronger young leaders and entrepreneurs.
- Further the professional development of Independent Youth Teen Entrepreneurship Network members.
- Provide networking opportunities and experiences in the highest level of corporate America.
- Introduce Teen Entrepreneurship Network members to new experiences, unique opportunities, and business mentors that aid in the development of these young entrepreneurs.
As a part of the IY PowerUP program Independent Youth offers quarterly digital round tables with industry leaders as well as business excursions twice a year. Independent Youth partners with National and International corporations to offers these excursions that provide an array of unique experiences. Corporations work closely with Independent Youth to create an itinerary that maximizes the experience for all parties involved. Business Excursions range from a single day program to a two-day full immersion. An onsite program excursion at partner companies may include: a campus tour, round tables with corporate executives, lunch and learn with internal departments, and job shadowing of company executives.
PowerUP Corporate partners include; NIKE, Google, Twitter, Uber, and Gap.
Interested in being considered for Independent Youth’s Teen Entrepreneur Network or learning how to become a Corporate partner? Contact us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.