May 6, 2013Chevy Chase Living: Melinda Estridge reports on Cecelia Carchedi’s venture project…
“Cecelia Carchedi, a sophomore at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, is concerned about the burgeoning problem of obesity, especially among American youth. And she has decided to do something about it…”
To read the
April 23, 2013
On Thursday evening, April 18, forty-five teams of LearnServe Fellows presented their ideas to change the world.
Their ventures were reviewed by more than 120 panelists and judges — all business and non-profit leaders from across the region. Students competed for seed funding to launch…
April 13, 2013Are you ready to change the world? Our Fellows are! …Join us on Thursday, April 18 to learn how.
What do the following have in common?
an app designed to inspire random acts of kindness
a hub for free online math tutoring
March 22, 2013
LearnServe Business Partner Publicizes 2013 LearnServe Panels and Venture Fair
“For the past two years, Clean Currents’ staff have been volunteering withLearnServe. The LearnServe program connects high school students from Washington, DC, and Virginia with mentors from the business community to learn how to design…
March 4, 2013
I’d like to share with you a quick snapshot of my Facebook feed yesterday evening – and why I continue to be so in awe of, and proud of, our LearnServe students and alumni.
The Thomas Jefferson branch of Kids Are Scientists Too… – a 2012
January 22, 2013Introducing the first county-wide student-run online press network…
By Jessica Li, Richard Montgomery High School
Capital Improvement Program… Curriculum 2.0… Attendance intervention plan… tongue-twisters probably not found in the handbook of everyday terms for students. Yet the intricacies behind these technical vocabularies can never be
January 8, 2013“There’s a chance to be an activist and a change-maker in business,” says Seth Goldman, founder of Honest Tea. ”Let’s just not stop something. Let’s actually create something.”by Elizabeth Cunningham, LearnServe Zambia and LearnServe Fellows alum, now a student at Georgetown University…
December 10, 2012Ballou High School team wins “Fit for our Future” video competition…
Congratulations to LearnServe Fellow Nickaro Young and the Ballou High School team that won the “Fit for our Future” video competition sponsored by Discovery Channel, the Campaign to End Obesity, and Kaiser Permanente.
November 18, 2012Adapted from a TEDxYouth talk by Scott RechlerYesterday I had the honor of sharing the stage with LearnServe alums Marwa Eltahir, Robin Peterson, and Omnia Saed, and LearnServe Program Leader Eric Goldstein, at the first-ever TEDxYouth@ColumbiaHeights gathering. Held at the Tivoli Theater in Washington, …
November 9, 2012Reflections on a visit to Daughter’s Vision at the Chikumbuso center for widows and orphans in Lusaka, Zambia…
By Chloe Loving
Annandale High School | LearnServe Zambia 2012
It had already been a long day. The boys in our group had gone to get