AboutLos Angeles Metro

Through a unique combination of high-impact student programs and exceptional teacher training and support, NFTE’s Los Angeles Metro office provides schools and partners across the Southern California area the opportunity to change young lives through entrepreneurship. Last year alone, NFTE launched 2,200+ Los Angeles Metro students on their entrepreneurial journey, through in-school and summer programming.

World Series of Innovation

A global, online experience where students create business solutions aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Modular
Venture

A digital course introducing students to entrepreneurship through the process of building a virtual food truck business

Modular
Startup Tech

A blended tech-entrepreneurship course where students create an app and corresponding business plans

In School
Exploring Careers

An award-winning course, focused on activating the entrepreneurial mindset as well as creating and pitching an original business plan

In School
Entrepreneurship 1

An award-winning course, focused on activating the entrepreneurial mindset as well as creating and pitching an original business plan.

In School
BizCamp™

NFTE’s Owning Your Future course, delivered as a multi-week learning experience

Out of School
Entrepreneurship 2

An advanced course that deepens the entrepreneurial mindset and centers on business model validation, product development, and marketing

In School
Startup Summer

NFTE’s Entrepreneurship 2 course, delivered as a 16-week learning experience

Out of School

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Los Angeles Metro Schools

NFTE works with committed teachers, schools, and partners in under-resourced communities to activate the entrepreneurial mindset in young people. If you are in the Los Angeles Metro area and would like to know more, contact Kim.S@nfte.com.

Regional Advisory Board

Leo Gestetner
Chair
Heath Capital, Zenvoy & Zecho
Paul Chen
EY
Brandie Cobb-Davis
Environmental Charter HS
Patrick Henry
USC Marshall
Megan McGowan-Epstein
Goldman Sachs
Claire Zeigler
Capital Group

Los Angeles Staff

Bracy Fuentes
Lead Program Associate
Michelle Kliszewski
Development Director
Kimberly Small
Director, Programs
Kene Turner
Manager, Programs