Category: Winston Under 40

Interns Reflect on their Summer Work Experiences in Winston-Salem

We welcomed more than 200 student interns representing colleges and universities across the nation through the Intern Experience program this year. The summer began with the kickoff event at Wake Forest University School of Business, followed by socials at the Winston-Salem Dash baseball game, the new Hotel Indigo, and Dave and Buster’s. Students were given… Read More »

Chamber Intern Creates Network Map of Business Startup Resources

As part of our commitment to supporting the career-readiness of local students, the Winston Salem Chamber is excited to welcome high school senior Oliver Jewell for a summer internship in our economic development department. Oliver is a senior at Forsyth Country Day School and will join the Chamber as part of his school’s internship program.… Read More »

Cultivating Talent

Why Internship Programs Help a Community Grow Caps have been tossed, successes toasted. For the many local graduates who have recently received their degrees, a big question looms. Not just about where they will work, but where they will live. It’s more important than ever for cities to actively promote livability. The competition for talent… Read More »

Wake Forest Celebrates Entrepreneurship with ‘Entrepalooza’

Entrepalooza, a two-day conference hosted by Wake Forest University’s Center for Entrepreneurship, will be held April 4 and 5. Events are free and open to the public. Diana Kander, innovation catalyst and author of the New York Times bestseller, “All in Startup,” will deliver Entrepalooza’s keynote speech on Thursday, April 4 in Brendle Recital Hall… Read More »

Winston Under 40 Partners with Bookmarks in 2019

Winston Under 40 has chosen Bookmarks as its Community Partner for 2019. Each year, the Winston Under 40 advisory board identifies a local nonprofit to provide assistance to and volunteer with throughout the year. Bookmarks mission of fostering a love of reading and writing in the community truly resonated with the board and sparked their… Read More »

Wake Will Lead Campaign Surpasses $900 Million Milestone

Wake Forest University has raised more than $900 million in gifts and commitments to invest in students, faculty, and facilities as part of the Wake Will Lead campaign. President Nathan O. Hatch launched the Wake Will campaign publicly in 2013 with the desire to create opportunity, educate the whole person and inspire excellence. The campaign… Read More »

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