AboutSouth Florida

Through a unique combination of high-impact student programs and exceptional teacher training and support, NFTE’s South Florida office provides schools and partners across the region the opportunity to change young lives through entrepreneurship. Last year alone, NFTE launched 3,300+ South Florida 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

News & Events

South Florida 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 South Florida area and would like to know more, contact JeannineS@nfte.com.

Regional Advisory Board

Richard Jackson
Chair
Angel Alvarez
ABB/CONCISE Optical Group LLC
Stephanie Aoun
Goldman, Sachs & Co.
Leonel Azuela
Quaxar
Steve Davis
EY
Melissa Fernandez
Miami-Dade County Public Schools
Jay Fritz
Northern Trust
Eileen Higgins
Inside the Glass, Inc.
Jean Mason
Broward County Public Schools
Stewart Merkin, Esq.
Law Offices of Stewart Merkin
Elizabeth Oates
Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines
Carolina Rendeiro
Global Strategic Forum
Rafael Saldaña
Miami-Dade College
Andrew Wilson
Preferred Banking & Merrill Edge
Jeff Wilson
Mastercard

South Florida Regional Staff

Stephanie Alvarado
Development Director
Chris Brignolle
Manager, Programs
Jacqueline Nguyen
Lead Program Associate
Careline Romain
Lead Program Associate
Jeannine Schloss
Senior Regional Director