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Karim Abouelnaga Discusses Importance of Finding Your Purpose

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  • Date Added : 10-11-13
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Karim Abouelnaga

  • Founder, Practice Makes Perfect
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  • 1991 (Age: 29 years old)
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Karim Abouelnaga is a co-founder of the not-profit, Practice Makes Perfect. Practice Makes Perfect was conceived on the premise that all children--regardless of race or socioeconomic status--have equal potential to compete intellectually in our society. Through a unique intergenerational approach, Practice Makes Perfect pairs academically struggling middle school students with high-achieving high school students from the same inner-city neighborhoods under the supervision of college interns for an academic intensive summer program to narrow the achievement gap. Abouelnaga has held internships with BlackRock, Goldman Sachs, and has volunteered on political campaigns. Karim is a licensed NYS Realtor, Newman Civic Fellow, Pearson Prize National Fellow, and Presidential fellow through the Center for the Study of the Presidency & Congress. Karim Abouelnaga is a senior at Cornell University studying at the School of Hotel Administration. He is a Cornell Presidential Research Scholar and is publishing a paper that examines the implications of financial incentives on academic performance.

So before I delve in, when I was asked to come in and speak to you all today about this idea, or concept, of going from nothing to something, I think there were two reasons, fundamentally, for why I was chosen. And the second I will elaborate more on towards the latter end. But if you hear nothing...(Full transcript available to logged in subscribers.).

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Video 1 of 6 Karim Abouelnaga Discusses Importance of Finding Your Purpose
  • Karim Abouelnaga - Lecture - Practice Makes Perfect
  • 10-11-13
  • Karim Abouelnaga
  • 1 min. 11 sec.
Video 2 of 6 Karim Abouelnaga Discusses Solving Educational Problems
  • Karim Abouelnaga - Lecture - Practice Makes Perfect
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  • Karim Abouelnaga
  • 1 min. 42 sec.
Video 3 of 6 Karim Abouelnaga Discusses Practice Makes Perfect Business
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  • Karim Abouelnaga
  • 2 min. 27 sec.
Video 4 of 6 Karim Abouelnaga Discusses Anecdotes About Recognition And Success
  • Karim Abouelnaga - Lecture - Practice Makes Perfect
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  • 3 min. 43 sec.
Video 5 of 6 Karim Abouelnaga Discusses Passion And Optimism And Building Something Good
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Video 6 of 6 Karim Abouelnaga Shares Anecdote About Influence Of Father
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  • Karim Abouelnaga
  • 1 min. 55 sec.