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  • Carrying The Family Forward: Realizing My Full Potential

    Carrying The Family Forward: Realizing My Full Potential

    A speech by Maria Herrera delivered to a crowd of 220 people at Enterprise for Youth’s annual dinner celebration, Heroes at Work on May 1st, 2024. One of three speakers, Maria shared her personal journey and how Enterprise has impacted her life.  “My education is a continuation of my parents’ unfulfilled desires and I’m grateful…

  • Into the Unknown: First-Generation Dreams

    Into the Unknown: First-Generation Dreams

    A speech by Juan Molina delivered to a crowd of 220 people at Enterprise for Youth’s annual dinner celebration, Heroes at Work on May 1st, 2024. One of three speakers, Juan shared his personal journey and how Enterprise has impacted his life.  “Success isn’t just about climbing the corporate ladder; it’s about making a positive…

  • Full Circle: Mentee to Mentor

    Full Circle: Mentee to Mentor

    A speech by Sabrina Leung delivered to a crowd of 220 people at Enterprise for Youth’s annual dinner celebration, Heroes at Work on May 1st, 2024. One of three speakers, Sabrina shared her personal journey and how Enterprise has impacted her life.  “My experiences at Enterprise for Youth have made me realize that I want…

  • Driving Change: Leading Enterprise for Youth Into the Future

    Driving Change: Leading Enterprise for Youth Into the Future

    Enterprise for Youth CEO Carlo Solis delivered the following speech at Enterprise for Youth’s annual dinner celebration, Heroes at Work on May 1st, 2024. Carlo shares his personal and professional journey along with his direction with Enterprise for Youth as CEO. I would like to thank all of our continued supporters and welcome our new…

  • Meet Our Amazing Alumni Board: Uniting 55 Years of Enterprise

    Meet Our Amazing Alumni Board: Uniting 55 Years of Enterprise

    Applying for a job is a difficult task when you lack experience, opportunities are even more limited when you are a high school student. Glady Thacher understood this obstacle when she came up with the idea of connecting employers to ambitious youth. In 1969, Glady put her idea into action when she began writing open…

  • Welcome Lisa Fung, Chief Development Officer

    Welcome Lisa Fung, Chief Development Officer

    Before joining Enterprise for Youth, Lisa was the Managing Director of the Data For Good Fund at UpMetrics, a company empowering the social sector with impact measurement and management. Prior to UpMetrics, she was co-founder of SchoolPages, an EdTech company that provided internal communication tools to promote parent engagement. Lisa has also worked to increase…