Young Entrepreneur Making the World a More 'Positive' Place
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While in 6th grade Rebecca Zerbo of Boca Raton, Florida had an experience that is all too common in this country – she was bullied. To make herself feel better, Rebecca started to write herself positive notes to keep in her pocket to remind her how special she really was and with that her company, Positive Pocket was born.
Rebecca and her company have been named the winner of the Young Entrepreneurs Academy's (YEA) national Saunders Scholarship program. As regular FreeEnterprise.com readers may remember, earlier this year we did a series of posts on YEA, an after-school program that takes students through the process of starting and running real businesses over the course of an academic year. As a winner of the Saunders Scholarship, Rebecca (and a parent) will attend next week's America's Small Business Summit here in Washington DC as a guest of the U.S. Chamber.
To hear more about Rebecca’s inspiring story watch her video above, and be sure to stay tuned for Rebecca’s live updates next week from America’s Small Business Summit 2012.