Impact the Leaders of Tomorrow—Inspire Youth with Washington Business Week
Are you a professional with a passion for leadership and helping young people succeed? Now you can make a difference for the next generation, whether it’s for an hour, a day, or a week.
At Washington Business Week, high school students learn crucial life skills as they role play as industry professionals, launch a company, and solve real-world challenges. This program wouldn’t be possible without our business professionals like you.
Washington Business Week has impacted over 60,000 students and 6,000 professionals since 1976. This is the place for the upcoming leaders of today to impact the leaders of the future. Each summer, we host employees from over 50 local and national companies including Microsoft, PEMCO Insurance, The Boeing Company, and many more.
Company Advisor Ι 4–8 days
Make an impact in the lives of youth by serving as their guide through the 21at century workplace. Educate and empower your student team to reach their potential, and provide real-world context to their learning. Visit our Be a Mentor page for additional information and to register.
Judge Ι 4 hours
Our judges evaluate our end-of-week competitions. At the Trade Show, role play as an investor while student teams use their newly learned powers of persuasion to garner your investor “bucks.” At the Stockholders Presentations, evaluate student performance in our college-level business simulation. Visit our Be a Judge page for additional information and to register.
Speaker Ι 1–2 hours
Share your expertise with up to 200 high school students that are eager to learn about 21st-century skills. Topics range from entrepreneurship, leadership, and team dynamics to brainstorming, ethics, and more. If speaking is your passion, come share it with the leaders of the future! Visit our Be a Speaker page for additional information.
Washington Business Week offers Summer, In-School, and International Program experiences. (International opportunities are limited to Company Advisors.)
Questions? Please contact Emily Garrett, VP, Operations, at 253.302.9268 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.