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Sep. 24, 2019 6:55 pm

Take a journey through this Delaware teen’s summer to write home about

"I am incredibly excited to continue the connections within these communities and bring my ideas back here to Delaware to better my own community and the world," writes Dorcas Olatunji.

Aug. 29, 2019 7:53 pm

A teen’s tribute to the Delaware orgs guiding her along the startup path

"I understand now that living in Delaware is an incredible part of who I am," writes Dorcas Olatunji. Here's how eight organizations, including Dual School, TeenSHARP and Great Dames, have shaped her future.

Jun. 14, 2019 3:34 pm

From insecurity to insight at this entrepreneur’s first tech showcase

High school entrepreneur Dorcas Olatunji offers an inside look at presenting at the Technologies to Watch Showcase, and how to get more people of color in the room.

May 20, 2019 6:30 pm

Here’s how a group of high school juniors pulled off their first entrepreneurship panel

Planning an event is a big undertaking. High school entrepreneur Dorcas Olatunji shares lessons from co-organizing her first panel with the Student Leadership Initiative Program at Charter School of Wilmington.

Apr. 4, 2019 11:39 am

How to join a community of changemaking women

High school entrepreneur Dorcas Olatunji shares lessons from her first all-women panel event, which, she writes, "created an empowering network and the opportunity to grow from one another."

Mar. 20, 2019 4:30 pm

The power of networks for inspiring innovation

High school entrepreneur Dorcas Olatunji shares lessons from her first experience with networking and building a personal advisory board through Wilmington's Dual School program.

Feb. 13, 2019 12:26 pm

This teen entrepreneur has some sage advice for first-time pitch presenters

Dorcas Olatunji, who we named an up-and-coming technologist of color in August, learned a lot from one pitch competition gone awry.

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