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YEP! is an eight-week long after-school innovation accelerator hosted by Brown University students, faculty, and visiting experts. This is a completely free series of classes, workshops, and hands-on activities that will provide Providence high school students, with the tools they need to be an entrepreneur. 

Every Thursday from 4:30-6pm, students will have the opportunity to hear from entrepreneurs and professors from a range of fields including design thinking, business modeling, marketing, and pitching. Students will work in teams and apply these lessons to entrepreneurial projects under the direction of Brown faculty and student mentors. Food and textbooks will be provided for the students accepted into the program.

The application is due Wednesday, September 25th at midnight. There are 15 spots, and applicants will be notified if they are accepted by Friday, September 27th.

Details summarized below: 

When - Thursdays 4:30-6pm, starting October 3rd until November 21st 

Where - The Nelson Center of Entrepreneurship on Brown University’s campus @ 249 Thayer Street

Who - High school students of Providence

Why - Because your ideas are our future!

The opportunities are endless! NO experience with entrepreneurship necessary to apply. Please contact us with any questions.


This program was founded by Audrey Shapiro ‘21, Leah Lam ‘21, and Lucia Winton ‘21

If you have any questions, they can be reached at:

They are here to help!