• Location
    Orinda, California
  • Status
  • Age Level
    14 to 18 Years
  • Project created by Jack

The Problem

There is a growing concern regarding the rising number of financially illiterate individuals, particularly in the field of finance. This lack of knowledge, especially among young individuals, hinders their ability to capitalize on early investments for maximum returns, potentially leading to financial difficulties. Additionally, there is a notable lack of education among youth regarding the significance of making socially responsible decisions. To address these issues, we propose implementing impact investing education programs for students.

Our Plan

To address the issue and improve her community, I founded a nonprofit organization that offers a range of free investment education resources. These resources include online courses, semi-annual competitions, mentoring, fellowships, and industry professional speaker seminars. By providing a diverse array of resources, the hero ensures that students can learn both through coursework and practical experience with the stock market. The educational materials emphasize the significance of making impactful investments to create positive change in the world. All these resources are freely accessible to anyone interested in expanding their financial literacy and investment knowledge, enabling the hero to empower individuals within her community to make informed financial decisions and work towards a better future.

Themes Addressed

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The Benefit

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