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Who Says I Have to Wait on My Life?

Seiji Yamaguchi | Posted 08.10.2016 | Teen
Seiji Yamaguchi

It all started with my innocuous declaration, "I want to start my own makeup line." Little did I know, at the age of 13 1/2, what starting my own company would entail. I honestly imagined it would be as simple as picking a design, deciding on colors and then I'd be off. Not quite.

The Beautiful Way One Teen Photographer Is Honoring Her Father's Legacy

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 03.27.2015 | Teen

It's hard to keep up with Amber Mozo. If she's not photographing bikini models in Hawaii or shooting for an island resort in Fiji, you can probably...

This 'Super Business Girl' Is On Her Way To World Domination

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 02.24.2015 | Teen

This 11-year-old girl will probably be your boss one day -- unless she's too busy running the country. Entrepreneur Asia Newson started her company...

Her Science Project Could Be A Game-Changer For Hospital Patients

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 02.10.2015 | Teen

This isn’t your average science project. High school student Anya Pogharian volunteers at a hospital dialysis unit where she’s gained experienc...

11-Year-Old Entrepreneur Is Turning Surfboards Into Jewelry

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 02.03.2015 | Teen

For 11-year old Kia‘i Tallett, living on a remote farm on the Big Island of Hawaii means you learn to make what you want to wear with your own hands...

15 Teens To Watch Out For In 2015

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 12.12.2014 | Teen

2014 was a great year for teens, with young people creating new social media trends, starting innovative businesses and making incredible art -- all ...

How One 8th Grader Is Knitting Her Way To The Top

the Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 10.28.2014 | Teen

When Lily DeBell learned to knit from her grandma five years ago, she didn't expect the craft to make her a CEO by the time she was in middle school. ...

This Company Is Helping Tween Girls Become Entrepreneurs

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 10.27.2014 | Teen

Fashion Angels is a company based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, that designs craft and activity kits for young girls. But one day Goldi Miller, the company...

I'm Hosting TEDxTeen And Here's Why You Should Tune In

Tallia Storm | Posted 12.09.2014 | Teen
Tallia Storm

I can tell you my #bighair and some might say persistent character, has been pretty disruptive at times. I applaud this, in fact I think this is one of the strongest theme's TEDxTeen has ever had.

Conversations With Leaders: Why Everyone Needs a Coach

Warren Cassell, Jr. | Posted 09.09.2014 | Teen
Warren Cassell, Jr.

How do successful people think, act, behave and why? These were all questions I set out to answer.

Here's Why You Don't Need A 'Normal' Job

Jaylen Bledsoe | Posted 10.01.2014 | Teen
Jaylen Bledsoe

No matter how many times I hear, "Sorry, I can't Jaylen, I have to work," I can't get over the feeling of wanting to simply say, "Maybe it's time to start your own company, just like I did."

Hey Adults, Please Stop Stereotyping All Teens Who Use Social Media

Jaylen Bledsoe | Posted 07.23.2014 | Teen
Jaylen Bledsoe

We are the generation of social media, and we all look to each other to determine how we should be using it. For some weird reason, we all use it differently.

Here's My Two Cents

Warren Cassell, Jr. | Posted 07.07.2014 | Teen
Warren Cassell, Jr.

Anyone can achieve greatness. It doesn't matter what your background is, if you weren't born into wealth, or where you live. To be successful you need to set big goals, create a framework that will assist you in reaching those goals and stay committed to working to achieve what you want.

How One Fearless Teen Is Starting A Bra Revolution

Taylor Trudon | Posted 04.16.2014 | Teen

Shopping for your first bra can be a little awkward and uncomfortable, but wearing one shouldn't have to be. Disappointed with the bra selections for ...

I'm Not Your Average 14-Year-Old -- And I'm OK With That

Warren Cassell, Jr. | Posted 06.10.2014 | Teen
Warren Cassell, Jr.

What! You're how old? I'm not exaggerating when I say that I am asked this question on a daily basis. It never ceases to amaze people when I tell them my age after introducing myself and letting them know what I've accomplished in my young life.

A Passionate Youth: Meet Matt Henderson

Julia Schemmer | Posted 06.04.2014 | Teen
Julia Schemmer

As teens, we often vow to make a difference, yet our ambitions can be hidden away in the midst of the stress from school, work and preparation for college. However, every once in a blue moon you come across incredible teenagers, contagious with inspiration, that seem to handle it all.

The New Power Generation

Ann Shoket | Posted 05.05.2014 | Teen
Ann Shoket

The girls you see superglued to their phones aren't just distracted or self-involved, as teenagers are often dismissed as being. Those girls are creating their personal brands on Twitter, launching fashion careers on Tumblr and starting their own businesses on Etsy.

Meet The Teens Who Built A Multimillion Dollar Company Before Graduating High School (VIDEO)

Posted 03.03.2014 | Teen

When Emily Matson and Julianne Goldmark were eighth graders making homemade hair ties from fabric in California, it was a fun, inexpensive way to recr...

Finally! Clarity at the Summer Biz Entrepreneurship Camp

Bianca Hayes | Posted 02.10.2014 | Teen
Bianca Hayes

The instant I walked into BizCamp at Rutgers Newark, I envisioned this becoming a life changing experience. As I first took the pulse of the room, I knew this opportunity would be the key in starting my own business.

Don't Let Your Twitter Haunt You

Tori Molnar | Posted 11.07.2013 | Teen
Tori Molnar

As a 16 year-old girl, but also as a CEO, I must say that I love social media. You could even consider it a slight obsession.

You'll Never Guess This Teen's 6-Figure Business (VIDEO)

Posted 03.19.2013 | Teen

Drew Scott -- a 17-year-old high school student from California -- has been making online videos about scrapbooking since he was 13. Scott’s YouTube...

We're CEOs of a Multi-Million Dollar Company and We're Still Going to College!

Emily Matson | Posted 04.29.2013 | Teen
Emily Matson

There we were sitting next to Lady Gaga, Maria Shriver and Mary J. Blige. We kept thinking, "How did we get here?" It was a huge, defining moment for us because at that moment we weren't just two girls with a passion for fashion -- we were young entrepreneurs.

Teen With Autism Starts Awesome T-Shirt Business (PHOTOS)

Posted 02.08.2013 | Teen

Combining her love of fashion, the alphabet, and the color green, 15-year-old Hannah Greenberg is creating a new T-shirt line. But it's not your typic...

Teen Opens Bookstore To Pay For College (VIDEO)

Posted 10.10.2012 | Teen

While most of his friends and fellow students will be taking out federal and private loans to pay for their college education, 17-year-old Stephanie L...

20 Life-Changing Realizations From a Teenage Venture Capitalist

Alex Banayan | Posted 11.04.2012 | Teen
Alex Banayan

As childish as it sounds, I've learned that dreams can actually come true. You just have to be willing to lay each brick, one by one, until you eventually build up to the clouds.