Developing the next generation of innovators and entrepreneurs

Donors and Sponsors

The donors and sponsors of World Academy for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (WAIE) are a part of our unique community. Be The WAIE is a tribe and community of passionate leaders, donors, advocates, volunteers, families, and companies who are creating a pathWAIE for young scholars to engage in an innovative and new model of education. They support young scholars in creating change in their own communities and generational wealth for their families.

Tribe at Be The WAIE

Tribe at Be The WAIE

The Tribe at Be The WAIE is the online community designed to bring together the adult community who supports WAIE in accomplishing its goals.

Education that Creates Generational Wealth

Education that Creates
Generational Wealth

Our curriculum is more than just classroom learning. We focus on generational wealth and supporting youth who are homeless.

What is WAIE?

What is WAIE?

The infographic covers our core principles of the Diploma+, self-paced learning, environmental stewardship, mental health, financial wellness, workforce readiness, and global immersions.

School Development

School Development

The 1st and 2nd phase of the fundraising campaign will focus on developing the curriculum necessary for the school and raising funds to provide financial aid to 89% of young scholars who would like to attend.

Dormitory for Homeless

Dormitory for Homeless

The 3rd phase of the fundraising campaign will focus on developing a residential hall for youth who are homeless, runaways, or in the foster care system.

Co-Working Facility

Co-Working Facility

The 4th phase of the fundraising campaign will focus on developing a co-working facility to serve our young scholars, along with nonprofits and businesses that support youth.

Film Recommendations

Film Recommendations

The leadership at WAIE has composed a list of films and YouTube videos for you to watch in order to provide insight into what young scholars learn.

Meet Our Founder

Meet Our Founder

Duron serves as the leader and guide of our faculty, staff, young scholars, and family, with the goal of developing young leaders for a truly just and humane global world.

Contact Us

Contact Us

Have a question? Want to engage? Use the contact us form to let us know and a member of our team will be with you soon.

Articles

Articles/Blog Posts About WAIE

Hear from members of our community and our strategic partners on a variety of topics that convey the views of WAIE and provides you with tips for success in reaching a comfortable life.

Recent Posts for Donors and Sponsors

Below you will find a list of the five most recent posts from our articles, film recommendations, employee announcements and more. Return here each week to stay up to date on new posts or join our mailing list.

3 Extraordinary Things Students Do After Graduating

3 Extraordinary Things Students Do After Graduating

Graduation is the most important time in a student's life. However, when it comes to the young scholars of the World Academy for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (WAIE) there are 3 extraordinary things students do after graduating from WAIE. Traditionally, in high school, students spend 12 years in school until they become a senior and graduate. At WAIE, we ask students to start with us during their 7th year of school and continue until they reach their 14th year of education.

The Importance of Healthy Eating

The Importance of Healthy Eating

What we eat begins to affect our bodies before it even gets to our guts. The anticipation alone of a tasty treat is enough to make us salivate, readying our systems for nutrient breakdown, transport, and use as energy for all of life’s activities. The importance of healthy eating and nutrition is the key to a fully functioning body.

19 Hebrew Principles for Best Business Practices

19 Hebrew Principles for Best Business Practices

At the core of the World Academy for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (WAIE)'s teachings are that of our ancestral Hebrew principles. When our young scholars learn about business and entrepreneurship they will learn about the foundational teachings of how they should operate their business before learning about business practices for world cultures. There are 33 Hebrew Principles for Best Business Practices that are key for all young scholars to learn about. In this post we have outlined the key principles, let us know in the comments if you're implementing these practices and how you are implementing them.

The Importance of Mental Health

The Importance of Mental Health

According to the American Psychological Association, 50% of mental illnesses begin by the age of 14 and 75% by the age of 24. As many of these concerns arise throughout a student’s school years and because children spend much of their time at school, it makes sense that the importance of mental health education to be at the forefront of curriculum.

School Retention, Suspension, & Expulsions

School Retention, Suspension, & Expulsions

Why does being suspended or expelled increase the likelihood that a student will drop out of school? Understanding the impacts of school retention, school suspension, and school expulsion are crucial to developing success plans for youth in the education system. Although this phenomenon has been well-established and researched, schools continue to utilize school suspension and school expulsion as forms of punishment. These forms of punishment have negative impacts on students’ wellbeing in both the short and long term, within and outside of the classroom.