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Maya Penn is a 17 year old award-winning eco-designer, artist, philanthropist, activist, entrepreneur, animated filmmaker, coder, illustrator, writer and author of You Got This! She has been featured in countless publications such as Forbes, Huffington Post, Seventeen Magazine, Cosmopolitan, The View, NPR,CNN, TIME, Essence Magazine, CBS This Morning with Gayle King, O Magazine, The Steve Harvey Show, Entrepreneur Magazine, Ebony, Black Enterprise, The Atlanta Journal Constitution, and many, many more. Maya has given three TEDTalks and her latest TEDWomen Talk has gone viral worldwide and with almost 2 million views and growing. She is known as the youngest female to do two back-to-back official TEDTalks. Maya has been chosen by Oprah Winfrey as one of her Supersoul 100 influencers. Google has partnered with Maya to speak to girls about coding and computer science at their Made With Code events. Magic Johnson chose Maya to be featured in his 32 Under 32 article series.


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Thursday, March 15, 2012

I spoke at Metro Atlanta Carrera!

Last week the Metro Atlanta Carrera ask me to come and speak to their job club class! Chantee Gamble is a teacher at a nonprofit organization and what she teaches is called job club, she teaches financial literacy and entrepreneurship to 6 graders. Their nonprofit is after school, called Metro Atlanta Carrera they are in conjunction with the the founder being Michael Carrera hence the name Metro Atlanta Carrera. It was really exciting talking to other kids like me! Here are some pictures.

Thanks so much to Chantee Gamble and Alice Jackson!
Also Here is a quick clip of me speaking to the class!

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