The YEA BR Steering Committee is a team of business and community leaders working together toward a common purpose: to unlock the potential of Baton Rouge’s young, aspiring entrepreneurs.

“When you need to innovate, you need collaboration.”
— Marissa Mayer, Yahoo! CEO

Pay it forward: everyone has a story. 

Think back to when you started, and the challenges you faced. Imagine if you had been through a program like this in high school.  How would that experience have changed you?

If we all pay it forward today, our students will have every advantage tomorrow.   The Academy offers many ways to roll up your sleeves and get involved.  Share your expertise and tell your story today.