Young people in the Soviet Union will be getting a lesson in entrepreneurship courtesy of a group of American educators, college students, and precollegiate students organized by Busines$ Kids, a company dedicated to helping young people develop new businesses.
The group is sponsoring a seminar on the free-enterprise system in Moscow Oct. 29 to Nov. 3 for members of Komsomol, the leading Soviet youth organization. Komsomol has more than 30 million members across the Soviet Union.
Included in the group are Brandon Bozek, a 5th grader at Kendale Elementary School in Miami; Lana Israel, a sophot North Miami High School; and Jaime Bloom, a freshman at Spanish River High School in Boca Raton, Fla. All three have started businesses of their own based on principles they learned from the company.
Also in the U.S. delegation are Edward Miller, head of Future Business Leaders of America; James Price, superintendent of schools in Mt. Zion, Ill.; Wanda Daniel, business-education coordinator for the Fulton County, Ga., public schools; and Anne Matthews of the South Carolina Department of Education.
Also attending the seminar will be several successful entrepreneurs who work with the company.
Vol. 10, Issue 08