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Karim Abouelnaga Discusses Changing From Non-Profit To B Corporation

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  • Date Added : 10/19/2015
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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.

When I started the organization in 2011, we were focused on just creating high quality summer learning experiences for kids in low income neighborhoods. There was no particular like customer in mind. There was no real market per se. We knew our target, like beneficiaries, were the students. And ...(Full transcript available to logged in subscribers.).

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Video 1 of 15 Karim Abouelnaga Discusses How Company Has Pivoted
  • Karim Abouelnaga - Interview - Practice Makes Perfect
  • 10/21/2015
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Video 2 of 15 Karim Abouelnaga Describes How Company Works
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  • 10/21/2015
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  • 1 min. 23 sec.
Video 3 of 15 Karim Abouelnaga States Educational Market Is Slowe To Change Which Creates Challenges for Company
  • Karim Abouelnaga - Interview - Practice Makes Perfect
  • 10/21/2015
  • Karim Abouelnaga
  • 1 min. 31 sec.
Video 4 of 15 Karim Abouelnaga States People Are Looking For Innovative Approaches in Education
  • Karim Abouelnaga - Interview - Practice Makes Perfect
  • 10/21/2015
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  • 1 min. 31 sec.
Video 5 of 15 Karim Abouelnaga Shares Personal Thoughts About Education
  • Karim Abouelnaga - Interview - Practice Makes Perfect
  • 10/21/2015
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  • 1 min. 57 sec.
Video 6 of 15 Karim Abouelnaga Discusses Changing From Non-Profit To B Corporation
  • Karim Abouelnaga - Interview - Practice Makes Perfect
  • 10/21/2015
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  • 2 min. 16 sec.
Video 7 of 15 Karim Abouelnaga Discusses Effects On Company After Changing Legal Structure
  • Karim Abouelnaga - Interview - Practice Makes Perfect
  • 10/21/2015
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  • 1 min. 5 sec.
Video 8 of 15 Karim Abouelnaga Discusses Dealing With Discouragement As An Entrepreneur
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  • 10/21/2015
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  • 4 min. 2 sec.
Video 9 of 15 Karim Abouelnaga States Importance of Being Accepted Into Communities Rather Than Forcing Your Solution On Them
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  • 10/21/2015
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  • 1 min. 9 sec.
Video 10 of 15 Karim Abouelnaga States Incremental Progress Provides Hope
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  • 10/21/2015
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  • 2 min. 35 sec.
Video 11 of 15 Karim Abouelnaga Shares Surprise At There Being So Much To Learn
  • Karim Abouelnaga - Interview - Practice Makes Perfect
  • 10/21/2015
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  • 2 min. 22 sec.
Video 12 of 15 Karim Abouelnaga Discusses Financial Sacrifices
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  • 10/21/2015
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  • 1 min. 37 sec.
Video 13 of 15 Karim Abouelnaga Discusses Scaling And Perspective
  • Karim Abouelnaga - Interview - Practice Makes Perfect
  • 10/21/2015
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  • 1 min. 2 sec.
Video 14 of 15 Karim Abouelnaga Discusses Work Life Balance
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  • 10/21/2015
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  • 1 min. 30 sec.
Video 15 of 15 Karim Abouelnaga States Importance of Having Both Passion and Purpose
  • Karim Abouelnaga - Interview - Practice Makes Perfect
  • 10/21/2015
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  • 1 min. 23 sec.