Youth Entrepreneurship in Virginia has been a focus over the past few years due to the changing workplace landscape. In order to better prepare students for that future, they will need skills related to Youth Entrepreneurship: Critical Thinking, Flexibility, Adaptability, Communication, Collaboration, Comfort with Risk, Initiative, Self Reliance, Future Orientation, Opportunity Recognition, Creativity, and Innovation. All Virginia students deserve access to engaged learning opportunities to better prepare them for the workplaces of tomorrow!

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Virginia YES Pitch Challenge is a contest for students in Virginia in grades 6-12, participating in out-of-school programs. This contest helps kids learn and engage in creativity, problem solving, critical thinking, and presentation skills.