14 Oct '11, 11am

Dare to Dream: Teenage Social Entrepreneurs - Justmeans

Dare to Dream: Teenage Social Entrepreneurs - Justmeans

Dare to Dream: Teenage Social Entrepreneurs Hayley Hoverter is a powerful, passionate and incredibly inspiring social entrepreneur who has come up with a solution for the major problem of paper waste facing the globe. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, paper waste accounts for 40% of landfills in the America alone. So Hayley's idea to make soluble sugar packets to distribute to coffee and shops such as Starbucks world-wide was seen as a winner at the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship's (NFTE) annual National Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge this October. Haley presented her idea at the National Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge and her social entrepreneur thinking ensured that she won the whole competition. Only 32 students from around the U.S. made the semi-finals. Twenty-five thousand students competed throughout the country for the chance to win $...

Full article: http://www.justmeans.com/Dare-Dream-Teenage-Social-Entrep...

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