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Dream Big And Own It Pitch Competition Underway

Douglass Leadership Institute Continues to Inspire, Educate and Invest in the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs

MONTGOMERY VILLAGE, MD/ August 30, 2023 / BPALiveWire – Douglass Leadership Institute (DLI), a national organization built on a foundation of righteousness, justice, liberty and virtue, recently launched a contest, Dream Big And Own It to give young entrepreneurs an avenue in which to share a business idea and potentially win big! Held in conjunction with DLI’s Our Faith, Our Family, Our Freedom Conference, Nov. 2-4 at the Heritage Conference Center, 375 Starlight Drive, Fort Mill, SC 29715, the competition is open to youth ages 17-23. All business ideas must be submitted by midnight on September 15, 2023. The top five finalists will be announced on social media in October. More than $10,000 in prize money will be awarded to first, second and third place winners at the conference.

“Our annual conference is a great opportunity to encourage the next generation of entrepreneurs,” said Dean Nelson, chairman, Douglass Leadership Institute. “We look forward to the business ideas that will come from our contestants and can’t wait to encourage them to dream big about the possibilities that lie ahead.”

To make the most of Dream Big, DLI is requesting that young people who register for Dream

Big attend the conference—which will help them hone their leadership mindset, develop opportunities to build relationships and gain new perspectives about business—from a broad range of experts.

For more information about Dream Big, including registration instructions, please go to:

About the Douglass Leadership Institute

The Douglass Leadership Institute is a non-profit, national grassroots organization created to educate, equip and empower faith and community leaders to embrace and apply Biblical principles in life and in the marketplace. Standing on core values—Righteousness, Justice, Liberty and Virtue, DLI seeks to motivate communities of faith to forge the path for cultural transformation. For more information about the Douglass Leadership Institute, go to:

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