October 11 is International Day of the Girl. This year,…
Meet This 11-Year-Old CEO and Entrepreneur from Detroit
“My Mission is to recognize the true potential in every child and to develop
intrinsic security that makes optimum use of their individualized talent.”
– Asia Newson
Asia Newson is the co-founder and CEO of Super Business Girl, a company she runs with her parents. In the above video, this young entrepreneur is on fire! She told Ellen about her business, and ignited a passion in the entire audience.
Here’s a bit about Asia in her own words:
” Super Business Girl is the name of my company that I started when I was 5 years old. My parents help me make the candles I sell, but I have a larger vision of helping other kids become entrepreneurs like myself.”
To learn even MORE about Asia, watch this fascinating profile from ABC’s 20/20.
With the money Asia earns from her business, she educates other children in how to become entrepreneurs. She also purchases school supplies for her school and buys food and clothing for homeless kids. Asia doesn’t stop there; this girl has big plans: After becoming a lawyer, she wants to be Mayor of Detroit, and then plans to take up residence in the White House!
To buy one of her candles’s visit her website online!