Donna Walker
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  • Knoxville, TN
  • United States
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Getting Teens thinking like an Entrepreneur!!!!!!

Started Jul 17, 2012 0 Replies

Yes, this is a challenge because most people including kids don't think about an entrepreneur in industries like medicine, architecture, chemistry, dentistry, social work, music and the arts. Well,…Continue


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An intrapreneurial professional who loves entrepreneurship. President of Junior Achievement of East TN from 2001 through May 2008. Built the JA World facility in Anderson County called "Hollingsworth Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership" with the JA BizTown experiential city for kids to operate. Did consulting with the Girl Scouts for fifteen months as their navigated their three council merger. I have been with Excent since April 2010. Love working for four entrepreneurs who run a "Facebook/Google/Apple" kind of energetic company where the employees are called empowerees and they stay nimble as they make adaptations to make their products excellent and then more excellent.

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2nd Annual Empowered Teen Entrepreneurship Camp

Posted on June 18, 2013 at 9:24pm 0 Comments

On Sunday afternoon July 14th a special group of teens interested in owning their world will arrive at UT for a whirlwind week of entrepreneurship. They will have interactive sessions with successful entrepreneurs and business professionals, take tours to see entrepreneurship in action and compete for $600.00 in cash in the Business Plan Competition.


Who can attend? Any teen between 15-19 years old who is curious and wants to investigate entrepreneurship. Teens will live in a…


Getting Teens thinking like an Entrepreneur!!!!!!

Posted on July 18, 2012 at 3:49pm 0 Comments

Yes, this is a challenge because most people including kids don't think about an entrepreneur in industries like medicine, architecture, chemistry, dentistry, social work, music and the arts. Well, hold on because the Entrepreneurs of Knoxville along with the University of Tennessee and the Ultimate Life Institute have teamed up to conduct a pilot entrepreneurship camp for…


Be an EOK Sponsor for the Empowered Teen Entrepreneurship Camp

Posted on May 23, 2012 at 6:19pm 1 Comment

Fellow EOK Members, 

Many of us are working hard at our businesses and being judicious on how we spend our dollars. EOK is requesting you to consider being an EOK Sponsor for the Empowered Teen Entrepreneurship Camp. Most of us realize the important influence we have on young people and want to encourage them to explore being entrepreneurs. Leo and Kerri and I also want everyone in the Knoxville area to know about what we do to help entrepreneurs. What better way than have a…


Empower Your Teen Children and Grandchildren, Neices and Nephews about Entrepreneurship

Posted on April 24, 2012 at 1:17pm 1 Comment


Dear Fellow EOK Members,

Part of the joy of being entrepreneurs is being socially back. What better way than to impart the knowlege of knowing how to be a successful entrepreneur. That is exactly what is happening with the Empowered Teen Entrepreneurship Camp at the UT Campus from Sunday, July 29 - Friday, August 3, 2012.

Go look at the website with your teen and encourage them to make application. We can only take 80 students this year because…


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At 6:29pm on August 15, 2013, Victoria Caldwell said…

Donna you are an amazing person I am so glad you were the first EOK member I got to meet! I never dreamed I would get to do so many fun and interesting things with you, thank you for the opportunity you gave me with your Empowerment Camp for Teens at UT. It was so unbelievably great that its hard to find the words to express how much I enjoyed it.  I loved every minute of it!

At 1:41pm on February 13, 2012, Leonard Knight said…

Happy Birthday, Donna!  I hope you're having a great one! ~Leo

At 12:23pm on March 29, 2011, Leonard Knight said…
Welcome to EOK, Donna!  We're very glad you're here! EOK is here to help you be as successful as possible...please let us know how we can help!  Your BOD is volunteer based and here to serve.  Also, check the FAQ section for some getting started tips.  ~Leo
At 6:19pm on March 27, 2011, Karen Sprinkle said…


Welcome to EOK.



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