Today, Anjalee Naranthiren, the 19-year-old speaker, founder and Program Director at Startup Dojo and host of the YoungPreneur podcast is our guest on the Futurized podcast (@futurized2). In this conversation, we talk about teen entrepreneurship, how to ...
Today, Anjalee Naranthiren, the 19-year-old speaker, founder and Program Director at Startup Dojo and host of the YoungPreneur podcast is our guest on the Futurized podcast (@futurized2). In this conversation, we talk about teen entrepreneurship, how to actually be one, and how to foster it in others, and how to facilitate their success.
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My takeaway is that with all the problems the world is facing, teen entrepreneurship is more important than ever. Inspiring others is important but providing advice is needed. Even though entrepreneurs are full of initiative it is important to realize that being entrepreneurial is not an innate skill, it can be learned, especially if you start early. How inspiring to see a teen entrepreneur mentor other teens, even as she herself is becoming a student.
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Founder & Program Director of Startup Dojo, Host of Youngpreneur with Anjalee Naren
Anjalee is an international VEX Robotics champion, having beat over 20,000 teams in two consecutive years. She also founded her first startup at age 15. Currently, she is enrolled at the Jerome Fischer M&T Program at The University of Pennsylvania – pursuing a double degree with the Wharton School Of Business and Penn School of Engineering.