June 3, 2021
WIT Founder and President Sarah Hernholm
Listen in to (or watch!) this fantastic interview with Sarah Hernholm, the Founder and President of WIT – Whatever It Takes, a 3 time TEDx speaker, and Forbes and Today Show community contributor who has made a lasting impact on the world of education, for what turns into a fascinating interview where she gives tons of advice for teens and any would-be entrepreneur, discusses her work and life story, the WIT program she runs and education in general.
Want to jump ahead in this episode?
Why Education? 3:00
How and Why Sarah Started WIT: 14:00
What is WIT?: 29:30
Advice for Educators: 55:00
Advice for Teens: 1:01:00
Sarah Hernholm is the Founder and President of WIT – Whatever It Takes, an entrepreneur and leadership program for teens and tweens that offers students around the world college credit, a community of like-minded peers, mentorship and business coaching, and even a week-long intensive Camp WIT that culminates in a pitch competition with a $1000 cash prize. Hello Shark Tank! Started in 2009, WIT has grown from a small, San Diego based program to a world-wide, one-of-a-kind business, education and mentoring organization. Sarah began her career in education as an elementary school teacher before leaving to found her company, which she still runs, is a Forbes and Today Show parenting community contributor, a 3 time TEDx speaker, and an all-around wonderful, passionate and incredibly hard-working person. She was also a Director’s Assistant on the movie Elf. What can’t she do?!
WIT - Whatever It Takes - https://www.doingwit.org/
WIT on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/DoingWIT/
WIT on IG: @doing_wit
Sarah Hernholm on IG: @miss_wit
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