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Future of the Business World is a monthly podcast from the Wharton Global Youth Program at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Inspired by the Program’s online course of the same name, Future of the Business World features teen entrepreneurs from around the world who are launching startups and products, and learning so much about business along the way. Each month, we will introduce you to a new teen innovator, discussing innovations, inspirations and the themes that define his or her entrepreneurship journey.
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Future of the Business World Podcast Wharton Global Youth Program

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    • 4.6 • 9 Ratings

Future of the Business World is a monthly podcast from the Wharton Global Youth Program at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Inspired by the Program’s online course of the same name, Future of the Business World features teen entrepreneurs from around the world who are launching startups and products, and learning so much about business along the way. Each month, we will introduce you to a new teen innovator, discussing innovations, inspirations and the themes that define his or her entrepreneurship journey.
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    A Fashion Label Changes the Mindset about 'Made in Indonesia'

    A Fashion Label Changes the Mindset about 'Made in Indonesia'

    A Wharton Global Youth Program interview with young fashion entrepreneur Cornel Suhartono.
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    • 24 min
    Giving Migrant Workers in Singapore Access to Healthy Food

    Giving Migrant Workers in Singapore Access to Healthy Food

    This month's conversation takes us to Southeast Asia. Jiaheng Yin is a teenage social entrepreneur from Singapore with a mission to help the migrant worker community through sustainability and social equity. 
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    • 18 min
    Tackling Social Inequality One Fresh Apple At a Time

    Tackling Social Inequality One Fresh Apple At a Time

    Fruits of Labor, a nonprofit founded by high school student Carrie Lange, has gleaned 300 pounds of fruit from neighbors' trees and distributed them to the food insecure. We talk to Carrie about her entrepreneurial process, as well as her broader mission.
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    • 23 min
    Footwear that Is Helping the Planet and India's Cobblers

    Footwear that Is Helping the Planet and India's Cobblers

    High school students Divya Sijwali and Parth Puri share the story of Tyron (derived from the British spelling of tyre), a fashion footwear brand that crafts quality sandals and slippers out of old, discarded tires. Tyron’s business model is not only ecologically driven, but also economically powerful, with a commitment to pay a fair and consistent wage to the small-scale cobblers who craft their shoes. 
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    • 24 min
    Cabbage Rolls, Resilience and Our Place As Global Citizens

    Cabbage Rolls, Resilience and Our Place As Global Citizens

    High school student Jasa Oliver has created a website “How to Support Ukraine”, a comprehensive hub of nonprofits benefiting Ukrainians — everything from charities that help the war effort and children, to those that support investigative journalism, the environment and animals.
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    • 16 min
    Fostering Gender Equality in STEM

    Fostering Gender Equality in STEM

    On this episode we meet Amiya Chokhawala, whose nonprofit works to inspire more young women to embrace STEM learning and define themselves as scientists, coders, engineers and mathematicians.
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    • 17 min

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9 Ratings

9 Ratings

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Amazing to hear young voices

Love this quick and accessible podcast. I love hearing about other kids leading businesses and showing age is no issue to leadership.

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