'Ever since I was 12, my dream was to open my own dance school'. Now 17, She's Got It !!
Lacey Koughan loves to dance so much that she decided to open her own dance school. Last week, just before turning 17, Koughan waltzed down to the provincial building to register her new business, 24 Dance. She's starting small: for now, she's using space at Kitnetic Fitness to teach a few classes.
Teen Entrepreneur, Maya Penn, Encourages Girls to Follow Their Passion in New Book
At 16 years old, Maya is CEO of her own clothing company, an environmental activist, computer programmer and motivational speaker, who's given three of the prestigious TED Talks.
Teen Health Advocate, Haile Thomas, Helps Father Reverse Type 2 Diabetes Diagnosis
"My backstory and inspiration is, in 2008 my dad was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes. This was very upsetting news for our family, but it was also the event that helped turn our family on to healthier eating and overall lifestyle habits. It took 4 years, but happily my dad's diabetes has been reversed, and our family now enjoys a much healthier plant-based lifestyle...."
A 15-Year-Old Tech Genius Is Using Her Coding Skills to Curb Cyberbullying
Angered by the suicide of an 11-year-old cyberbullying victim she’d never met—and the sting of electronic insults she’d received—Prabhu decided to try to stop the abuse at its source. The 15-year-old’s invention, ReThink, a computer software program that urges potential bullies to think twice about their actions, has the potential to curb the harassment that affects millions of young people each year.
17-year-old Entrepreneur Has a Flourishing baking Reputation
At age 17, Jannelyse Allred, of Mapleton, has a thriving business. She bakes eight varieties of bread for the Mapleton Farmers Market and has done so for a couple years. She has a food handler’s permit as well as a cottage kitchen permit.
Meet the Young Startup Founders Taking the Food Industry By Storm
Two women took the stage and introduced themselves: Mackenzie Barth and Sarah Adler, the founders of Spoon University, the company that brought everyone together that day. One look at the two — both 24 years old and recent college graduates — and it was clear that Spoon, an up-and-coming player in the food media world, isn’t your grandma’s publication.