Shark Tank Youth Entrepreneur, Mikaila Ulmer, Founder & CEO To Keynote And Receive Award at The WETATi 2018 Convention & Scholarship awards Gala
May 11, 2018News
Preteen Creative Entrepreneur changes the economic mindset and narrative for herself and for her generation: Meet the powerful 12-year-old President and CEO of her own company, all the way from Austin TX LIVE!Shark Tank Youth Entrepreneur, Mikaila Ulmer, Founder & CEO, Me & the Bees Lemonade, and her mother D’Andra Ulmer, Chief Marketing Bee, Me & the Bees Lemonade, to speak at the WETATI Convention. D'Andra Ulmer, the young entrepreneurs' mother will speak to the parents and inspire them with insights on how they too can do it with their children.Calling on all parents, guardian, youths, aspiring entrepreneurs, entrepreneurship educators, community business leaders, socially responsible organizations and youth empowerment advocates to come out in droves to hear this family's unique story on how they changed it for their family and how you too can.
College Park, Maryland- Friday, May the 11th and Saturday May the 12th, WETATi, located at and in partnership with Nyumburu Cultural Center, University of Maryland, College Park, MD. will be hosting its' annual Entrepreneurship Convention and Competition, and Scholarship Awards Gala at the Ritchie Coliseum and the Adele Stamp Student Union (Colony Ballroom), respectively.On May 11th and 12th, the following activities will take place on the grounds of UMCP:Entrepreneurship education from stellar speakers. CLICK HERE for more details.Entrepreneurship competition (WETATi Junior E STEM competition and WETATi Next Generation competition) from area schools.Scholarship and Awards Gala featuring Shark Tank Entrepreneur & Youth keynoter Ms. Mikaila Ulmer of “Me & The Bees Lemonade” and awards recipient.* Convention is open and FREE to the general public but you must register in advance. Click here to register to attend.* Marketplace Expo opportunity for local minority small business to showcase and share their products and ideas with the young student entrepreneurs and aspiring ones.Some of our Sponsors/Partners/Supporters include: SA-TECH Inc. Pepsi, PNC Bank, MD Regional Health, Whole Foods Market, Wegmans, Med Star Family Choice, University of Maryland, Nyumburu Cultural Center, Bowie State University, Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation, MegaFood. Click here for moreThe Theme of the convention is LEADING AND CHANGING THE ECONOMIC NARRATIVE 4THE NEXT GENERATION THROUGH ENTREPRENEURSHIP EDUCATION & EMPOWERMENTThe convention will be attended by public and private schools, professors, educationalists, the business community from the DMV area, entrepreneurs, small and large, entrepreneurship competitors, parents/guardians, politicians, faith based organizations, the diplomatic community, the media and much more. It is also open to the general public and those who care about the economic well being and empowerment of the next generation. "This is another exciting landmark and impact convention by WETATi. I look forward to receiving the students from the area schools and the general public to this life changing event. WETATi and the Nyumburu Cutural Center, UMCP are poised to helping the Next Generation to change their economic narratives through entrepreneurship education and competition the way only WETATi can."– Anne Reese Carswell, Associate Director, Nyumburu Cultural Center, UMCP"I see the tremendous amount of work that you and your organization are doing for our community....I have officially nominated WETATi as a recipient for the 2018 Truett Cathy's True Inspiration Award. I look forward to participating in this years convention"– Brandon Hurst, Owner/Operator, Chick-fil-A Inner Harbor"Click here to see convention program