A new year has started, and with it new opportunities for our class of Ambassadors. After spending a semester focused on professional development, financial literacy, and their own community impact projects, they will be moving forward into the complex and enriching lessons we have planned for them over the next few months. The Ambassadors will greatly benefit from some of our new community partnerships, and will undoubtedly become unstoppable forces of improvement within the neighborhood.
Many of our Ambassadors have minds oriented towards the business world, and understand that success in that field means not only working hard with the right people, but also working hard in the right places. With that in mind our partnership with the Cambridge Innovation Center in Miami has been something that they have been looking forward to for a long time. The CIC is an organization with an ecosystem tailored specifically to foster young entrepreneurial minds, and we have been extremely lucky to have them host our Ambassadors while they work on their community impact projects and begin studying for next years standardized testing. The CIC has five offices across the country and hosts over 1000 companies within them, with every location providing support and innovative ideas for the enterprisers of the next generation. Companies based at the CIC in the past have raised over $2 billion since the organization’s inception. Their assistance with our ambassadors is remarkable and the inspiration our students draw from the CIC is limitless.
However, whether you are working on a project inside a building or making it happen outside in the world, you need to look the part! Which is why we are excited to introduce the Suits for Seniors organization into the Knowledge Of Careers family. Working from the principal that “the suit is the uniform for success”, The organization’s founder Jervonte Edmonds has provided professional clothing to aspiring businessmen and businesswomen graduating from high school. With their help our Ambassadors will be provided with tailored professional wear, which will undoubtedly come in handy not only while pitching their community impact projects, but also at the upcoming Rotary Youth Leadership Awards, an annual leadership program organized by the Rotary Club, and for which all of our Ambassadors have applied.
As time progresses, so do our students, moving forward towards personal and professional growth. With the continued support of inspirational organizations like these, the Knowledge of Careers Ambassador class of 2017 is on track to mature into influential and successful members of our community.