The Center for Entrepreneurship & Free Enterprise

High School Free Enterprise Leaders Conference

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Event Overview


Join us LIVE as we host more than 100 high school students at Young America’s Foundation’s inaugural High School Free Enterprise Leaders Conference! Students will hear the truth about socialism and big government and learn about the incredible benefits of free enterprise and entrepreneurship. Find out what teachers and textbooks often don't tell.

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Opening remarks and introduction begins on Friday, September 13, at 2:00 p.m. ET.


Fri, September 13  
9/13/19, 02:00 PM Opening Remarks and Introduction
9/13/19, 02:30 PM Raj Kannappan, Director for the  Center for Entrepreneurship & Free Enterprise, Young America's Foundation
9/13/19, 03:30 PM Dr. Anne Rathbone Bradley, Academic Director, The Fund for American Studies
9/13/19, 07:00 PM Andy Puzder, Former CEO, CKE Restaurants, Inc.
Sat, September 14  
9/14/19, 09:00 AM Dr. Antony Davies, Associate Professor of Economics, Duquesne University
9/14/19, 10:00 AM Rachel Campos-Duffy, Fox News Contributor
9/14/19, 11:00 AM Ana Quintana, Senior Policy Analyst, The Heritage Foundation
9/14/19, 02:00 PM Kyle Ferrebee, Director of YAF Chapter Services,Young America's Foundation
9/14/19, 03:00 PM Chris Horner, Author and Attorney
9/14/19, 07:00 PM Steve Moore, Distinguished Visiting Fellow, The Heritage Foundation


Young America's Foundation
11480 Commerce Park Drive
Reston, VA 20191

Antony Davies, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Economics

Antony Davies’ research interests include econometrics, public policy, and consumer behavior. Davies has authored over 150 op-eds for, among others, the Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Forbes, Investors Business Daily, and New York Daily News. He is a frequent lecturer at policy conferences on Capitol Hill, and his YouTube videos on economics and statistics have garnered over 3 million…

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Steve Moore

Writer, Analyst, Author and Speaker

Stephen Moore is an economic writer and political analyst. He joined The Wall Street Journal as a member of the editorial board and senior economics writer on May 31, 2005. He splits his time between Washington and New York, focusing on economic issues, including budget, tax and monetary policy. Moore has been a frequent contributor to the…

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Ana Quintana

Policy Analyst, Latin America and the Western Hemisphere

Ana Rosa Quintana is Policy Analyst, Latin America and the Western Hemisphere at The Heritage Foundation’s Allison Center for Foreign Policy Studies. She leads the foundation’s efforts U.S. policy toward Latin America.  She concentrates largely on issues of security cooperation, democratic governance and economic freedom. She has authored numerous policy studies included but not limited…

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Andrew F. Puzder

CEO of CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc.

Andrew F. Puzder is the former CEO of CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc. (“CKE”). He earned a Juris Doctorate in 1978 from Washington University School of Law in St. Louis, Mo., where he served as Senior Editor on the Law Review. From 1978 through 1991, Puzder was a commercial trial lawyer in St. Louis. From 1978…

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Kyle Ferrebee

Program Officer

Kyle Ferrebee is the program officer for Young Americans for Freedom (YAF) Chapter Services. He graduated Magna Cum Laude with university honors from Wingate University where he studied business management and legal studies. During his time at Wingate, he founded the school’s YAF chapter. As YAF chairman, Kyle hosted multiple campus speakers and events and…

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Raj Kannappan

Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship & Free Enterprise

As the director of YAF’s Center for Entrepreneurship & Free Enterprise, Raj Kannappan leads the organization’s efforts to educate and inspire students to advance free market ideas among their peers. His focus is growing the share of young people who adopt the free enterprise philosophy—through free market student conferences and seminars, campus lectures, and digital…

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Rachel Campos-Duffy

Fox News Contributor

Rachel Campos-Duffy may have gotten her start as one of the stars of the iconic show, MTVs The Real World: San Francisco, but today she is ranked one of “Newsmax’s 50 Most Influential Latino” leaders and sought after for her honest, insightful, and often humorous real-world view of the news cycle and American public policy.…

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Chris Horner

Author, Attorney, and Campus Speaker

Christopher C. Horner is the author of three books on “global warming” and environmental policy, law and politics, including two best-sellers: ThePolitically Incorrect Guide to Global Warming and Environmentalism (2007), which spent half of 2007 on the New York Times bestseller list; Red Hot Lies: How Global Warming Alarmists Use Threats, Fraud and Deception to Keep You Misinformed (2008)…

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Dr. Anne Rathbone Bradley

Academic Director at The Fund for American Studies

Dr. Anne Rathbone Bradley is the George and Sally Mayer Fellow for Economic Education and the academic director at The Fund for American Studies. Through this position, Dr. Bradley works to enhance the impact and reach of TFAS and FTE economic education programs through courses, seminars, videos and social media. She also delivers lectures around…

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