The Center for Entrepreneurship & Free Enterprise

High School Free Enterprise Leaders Conference

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Event Overview

Hear the truth about socialism and big government. Learn about the incredible benefits of free enterprise and entrepreneurship. Find out what your teachers and textbooks may not be telling you. 

Young America’s Foundation’s High School Free Enterprise Leaders Conference is a unique, life-changing program designed specifically for high school students and framed as a “crash course” in business and economics. No prior knowledge or involvement in these areas is required to attend.


  • Dr. Antony Davies, Associate Professor of Economics, Duquesne University
  • Steve Moore, Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Project for Economic Growth, The Heritage Foundation
  • Ana Quintana, Senior Policy Analyst, Latin America and the Western Hemisphere, The Heritage Foundation
  • Andy Puzder, Former CEO, CKE Restaurants, Inc.
  • Rachel Campos-Duffy, Fox News Contributor
  • Dr. Anne Rathbone Bradley, Vice President of Economic Initiatives, Institute for Faith, Work & Economics


  • Learn key business and economic ideas
  • Participate in training on effective activism strategies
  • Meet and network with like-minded students
  • Interact with top business leaders and economic experts
  • Gain access to valuable resources
  • Improve your debate skills
  • Become a leader at your school

At this conference, you will participate in interactive sessions with the most respected leaders in the business and economic fields.

You will leave a more informed student, a stronger leader, and a more passionate activist. 

COST: The $45 seminar fee includes seminar tuition, all materials, Friday and Saturday night lodging at the Westin Reston Heights Hotel, and four meals from Friday dinner to Saturday dinner.


While travel assistance is never guaranteed, Young America’s Foundation will gladly consider all completed requests.

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