Steve Mariotti, author of “An Entrepreneur’s Manifesto”
ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Steve Mariotti left a successful business career in 1982 to become a public high school teacher in New York City’s roughest neighborhoods. Mariotti discovered he could reach even his most troubled students by teaching them to run small businesses. In 1987, he founded the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) to bring entrepreneurship education to low-income youth. NFTE has worked with over 600,000 young people from low-income communities in in 17 U.S. states and 10 countries. U.S. communities and 10 countries. Mariotti has authored several books and textbooks for young entrepreneurs, and has received many awards for his groundbreaking work.