Category: Winston Under 40

The Pre-K Priority Launches Parent/Caregiver Survey

Survey feedback is needed from households with children aged 0-7 in Forsyth County. The Pre-K Priority, a community initiative that’s examining the expansion of Pre-K programs in Forsyth County, is seeking parent and caregiver feedback as an important aspect of the initiative’s next steps. Launched in 2014, the Pre-K Priority is housed at Family Services… Read More »

Winston Under 40 Leadership Award Recipients for 2019

The Winston Salem Chamber is proud to announce the Winston Under 40 Leadership Awards for 2019, honoring 20 young professionals who exemplify qualities of strong leadership and community service. Awards will be presented at a ceremony and reception on October 3rd at BB&T Ballpark.   Please join us in celebrating the 2019 Winston Under 40 Leadership Award winners:   Neil A. Allerton   Edward… Read More »

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 »

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