Recently Envibrance’s founder Julene was featured in a profile on the Network for Teaching for Entrepreneurship (NFTE) website. NFTE is the program that enabled Julene to start her own marketing business when she herself was in high school.
From the NFTE Interview
NFTE Alumna Julene Fleurmond is the Founder of Envibrance Studios and DreamerENT.com.
Envibrance is a multimedia company that consists of an inspiring apparel and product line through the website www.envibrance.com. Envibrance produces motivational content and publications, including a youth website www.dreamerENT.com that features young entrepreneurs, dreamers and doers. Envibrance also includes a marketing and graphic design studio and youth entrepreneur & art workshops in the community. Julene recently took time to share some insights about running her business with NFTE:
What is the start-up story behind your business venture?
I had always been interested in writing, journalism and art since childhood, and began doing freelance art and graphic design for teachers, family and friends while in high school. By the end of high school I decided to start Envibrance and expanded it to also sell my original artwork, apparel and stationery products. Envibrance also became a motivational company when people began to ask me to do speaking engagements for youth…
Julene is also featured in the new entrepreneurship education textbook from NFTE. The textbook entitled Entrepreneurship: Owning Your Future, Written by Steve Mariotti, NFTE Founder, is used in the NFTE curriculum to teach high school students the art of starting and running a business.
To find out more and to order the textbook visit the NFTE website at http://nfte.com.
As we’re all hearing of and seeing the devastation in Haiti after a 7.0 magnitude earthquake, we want to encourage you to both pray and send your support to help those affected. As a Haitian American, it’s beautiful to see the outpouring of love from across the world. Together we can make a difference and pour out love to fill those hearts which are hurting.
How You Can Help:
Donate by texting “HAITI” to 90999. A $10 donation will be charged to your cell phone bill that will go to the Red Cross. It’s quick and easy, every bit helps. Or you can text “YELE” to 501501 to donate $5 to the Yele Foundation, founded by music artist Wyclef Jean. You can also visit www.redcross.org or www.yele.org to donate larger amounts. Other reputable organizations you can donate to include: Samaritan’s Purse, World Vision, Compassion International, Unicef. Visit CNN’s Impact page for more ways to help and for updates on Haiti.
Envibrance is currently remodeling our site, as well as introducing some new additions to our services and product line. Stay tuned for more updates. In the meantime feel free to explore our site and past projects, and use our contact form for any questions or requests.