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Unreasonable Kids: A Social Entrepreneurship Program for Tweens

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CourseGraphic Discover your inner entrepreneur while making a difference in the world. Become a social entrepreneur as you create a product that would raise funds which would be used to solve a social problem. Learn entrepreneurial principals while gaining an understanding of the issue and developing a business. At the end of the course, you will have an opportunity to use the computer lab to design a 3-D prototype and bring the design to life with a 3-D printer. Leave the class with an entrepreneurship textbook and a prototype of your product design. For ages 9-12.

Instructor Ateba Gaines is a doctorate student at Johns Hopkins University studying Entrepreneurship Leadership. Ateba desires to be a superhero. In her next life, she would like to be Wonder Woman. However, until then, she fights injustice through social enterprise development. Her latest superhero endeavor is Truth ( fighting socioeconomic inequality. Previously, her fight was domestic human trafficking, where she started a social enterprise called Shoe Revolt to raise funds by auctioning celebrity shoes. The profits generated supported Teen Revolt to educate, empower, and engage teens about the issue of domestic sex trafficking. Many celebrity supporters have donated personal artifacts, and memorabilia includes Sarah Jessica Parker, Lea Michele, Kristen Stewart, Jesse Eisenberg, Taylor Swift, Jada Smith, along with Shark Tank’s Barbara Corcoran. Finalist in the Women Deliver Social Enterprise for Teen Revolt sponsored by Clinton Global Initiatives in Malaysia, 2013. Chosen as a Featured Innovator and Featured Change Maker by ABCs 14C Campaign for innovating and branding, 2010. Also, Shoe Revolt was featured on MTV and MTV ACT.

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Class Details

5 Sessions
Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri

TCC Norfolk Campus - Walker Building

Ateba Gaines 

CEUs : 1.5



Registration Closes On
Wednesday, July 8, 2020 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s) Instructional Method
7/13/2020 - 7/17/2020 Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Norfolk, TCC Norfolk Campus - Walker Building  Map Ateba Gaines  Lecture