These are some of our HOPE Business In A Box Academy 'stars,' as featured during the HOPE Global Forum 2015 Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia.
- Since we launched HOPE Business In A Box Academies, as part of Project 5117, more than 2,200 youth have graduated through HBIABA, resulting in 79 new businesses being started, and a total of $25,194 in cash business startup grants being awarded.
A special thank you to Steve Case, AOL founder, Kay Cole, Group President for Focus Brands, Jim Clifton, Chairman and CEO of Gallup. A special thank you to Celie Niehaus of Capital One, and our own Mary Hagerty Erhsam, division president for HOPE Global Youth Empowerment Group.
Watch this inspirational video of the pitch event here, below.
The best is yet to come.
John Hope Bryant, founder, Operation HOPE