Tomorrow’s Lemonade Stand (TLS) is a community of little ladies and mini men who promote and instill the spirit of entrepreneurship for girls and boys. We empower them at an early age to become confident, self-reliant and capable individuals. Our focus is to instill the joys of being creative, taking a risk and finding a passion for children ages 7-12 (2nd-6th graders).
TLS is an in-person and online program that provides its members with affordable resources and tools to promote entrepreneurial education experiences for girls and boys.
TLS was inspired by the spirit of the modern kid. The modern kid is smart, playful and enthusiastic. With a team of supporters, the modern day little lady and mini man also reach beyond what they know is easy. Modern day Lemonade Makers envision a better world and believe themselves to be key players in making that change take place through entrepreneurship. Our mission is to nurture and protect that belief at the earliest age possible.
TLS makes the experience of learning about entrepreneurship fun. Our curriculum provides a blended learning environment where students learn concepts, create new businesses and interact with established entrepreneurs from a variety of industries. We are the scouts for the new economy and we make the cookies ourselves.
TLS is preparing the next generation of leaders with the knowledge, skills, and courage necessary to become successful entrepreneurs. We provide little ladies and mini men with the tools to become self-reliant and successful at the earliest age possible.
Ages 7-11 are some of the most creative and interesting years of a young person’s life – TLS girls and boys embrace and welcome the MANY programs for middle and high schoolers – our girls and boys learn how to excel in them with a head start.
TLS’s curriculum was built using a blended learning model, combining in-person and online lessons focused. on teaching entrepreneurial skills to little ladies and mini men. We focus on skills not normally taught in traditional classrooms.
Over time, the little ladies and mini men learn how to:
The TLS program spans a two year period, each with a fall, spring and summer season. During the first year, little ladies and mini men are introduced to a variety of concepts key in the life of an entrepreneur. In person lessons are supplemented with online badge quests in a secure online community, helping to reinforce key concepts.
At the end the first season, little ladies and mini men are ready with an idea and plan in hand. Season two and three are spent building out the plan using experiential learning fundamentals. In year two, they choose functional areas to explore, lead and mentor younger lementrepreneurs and continue to pursue innovations. The end of each year is marked with a mock investor panel presentation, helmed by successful entrepreneurs in the community. Little ladies and mini men also have the opportunity to launch their idea in the market with the support of the TLS team through TLS Labs.
Kylee co-founded lLifte at the age of 7 and is now the the founder of Tomorrow's Lemonade Stand. Kylee is a 7th grader who enjoys reading, the beach, playing piano, and shopping. Her sassy personality takes her from Brazil to the beaches. She believes in young entrepreneurship and thinking out of the box. Her largest goal is to live life to the fullest.
Amanda is herself an entrepreneur. Passionate about encouraging social entrepreneurship, Amanda is particularly interested in educating the next generation to build stronger and more sustainable communities. Amanda earned a Bachelor’s degree in Human Services and Psychology from George Washington University, a Master’s degree in Organizational Learning from George Mason University, and a doctorate from George Washington University.
KYLEE'S RIGHT ARM
Emily has been involved with TLS in various capacities since the inception of the program. She is passionate about giving children the opportunity to think outside the box by following their passions and taking calculated risks. She graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a degree in Advertising.
GRAPHIC DESIGN/ STRATEGY
Miwa is an entrepreneur that owns a graphic design firm, Happy Life By Design. She is passionate about design, collaboration and teaching her clients how to best express their brand to the market. She developed the logo and brand for lLifte and TLS. She also works with TLS to maintain their brand through all marketing materials, presentations and social media.
Molly keeps TLS curriculum and workbook current. Molly has her Bachelor's degree in Marketing and Supply Chain Management at Syracuse University and is pursuing her MBA at the University of Michigan, Fall 2016.
Chris is a Pine View School senior who developed the TLS website as a summer internship. He has a passion for entrepreneurship, economics and business. Christopher Cail is a member of the STEM Cell Research club, Progressive club and National Honor Society. In addition, he is nationally ranked in crew and the captain of the Sarasota Scullers Youth Rowing Program. Chris updated and redesigned the TLS portal and on social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter.
Freddy is the helps with a variety of digital needs. From assisting with social media, to creating videos, he is a one-stop shop for extra assistance, flair and positivity whenever needed. Freddy’s previous life experiences that help keep his energy high at TLS include; skydiving, dancing through music festivals, participating in clubs and organizations at his school, dabbling in fashion design, and recently spending a semester studying abroad in London! Freddy is currently a senior at Radford University majoring in public relations, and minoring in psychology. He hopes to one day find success in film and television.
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