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Week 51 – Operation Spark: Prototype

Operation Spark is opening a new door to prosperity for disconnected youth by presenting the fastest route to a career in software development. We help youth develop themselves, their skills and build the path to a strong career. Operation Spark empowers at-risk New Orleans youth with software development skills so they can enter into the Read more about Week 51 – Operation Spark: Prototype[…]

Week 50 – Work and Learn Bike Shop and Juice Bar

The Work & Learn Center, located in the Central City area of New Orleans, is a youth employment program comprised of several youth-run businesses. Working alongside YEP staff, youth are paid an educational stipend while they learn vital hard and soft skills which help them get and keep jobs. Through participating in the program, youth Read more about Week 50 – Work and Learn Bike Shop and Juice Bar[…]

Introducing Our New Intern Class, Chelsey Izegbu & Branum Stephan

Name: Chelsey Izegbu School: Loyola University New Orleans Year: Sophomore Major: Doubling in Economics & Finance Activities: Alpha Kappa Psi, Professional Business Fraternity, Loyola Economics Club, Loyola Society for Civic Engagement About Me: I am currently an Economics and Finance double major from Houston, Texas. I hope to one day use my economics and finance degree Read more about Introducing Our New Intern Class, Chelsey Izegbu & Branum Stephan[…]

Week 46 – Bayou Noir Records

Recording artist Jaymes Bullet’s music has played a compelling part in both TV and feature film. A full-time resident of New Orleans, her newest venture Bayou Noir Records, focuses on providing music composition, production and licensing for film and commercial clients. All work through the label is done in and sourced out of NOLA, utilizing Read more about Week 46 – Bayou Noir Records[…]

Week 45- Akimbo

Akimbo is a digital marketplace connecting marginalized job-seekers with employers. Akimbo works directly with workforce development programs to improve their impact as well as forward-thinking companies looking to hire diverse talent. For more information, continue with the link below:

Week 44- Landing Zone/ Vet Launch

Opening early 2015, the Landing Zone is a co-working environment and small business incubator that targets veteran owned start-up companies. Out of our newly renovated 20,000 square foot warehouse, our co-working space will be where veteran entrepreneurs work alongside other veterans with similar skills and values cultivated through military service. We provide veterans with the Read more about Week 44- Landing Zone/ Vet Launch[…]

Week 43- Tulane Office of Technology Transfer & Intellectual Property Development

Technology transfer at Tulane University moves cutting edge research into the broader community, educates external constituencies about the development and implications of the research, and sees that the products of Tulane research are deployed to the broadest possible public benefit.  Technology transfer, while viewed simply as a potential revenue source at some research institutions, has long Read more about Week 43- Tulane Office of Technology Transfer & Intellectual Property Development[…]