What If…?
  • Everyone had a safe home
  • Rising sea levels no longer posed a problem
  • No one suffered through bullying
  • We lived in a world where we helped each other succeed
Leadership Broward Foundation educates and supports rising leaders in our community to go out and make waves over critical social issues, and to become responsible members of our community without fear of standing up and creating change.
Our goal through the What If…? program is to expose the student to real life creative thinking to tackle complex social and environmental issues. We hope that students will walk away with a deeper understanding of how their own entrepreneurial drive, talent and skill and passion for causes can affect significant and permanent social change. We will assist students in developing out their idea and show them how to build a viable, well thought out business/program plan.  
Topics to be included:
  • Problem-solving skills
  • How to budget
  • Various components of a complete business/program plan.
Change Agents:
  • Create social change through innovation
  • Invest in community development
  • Learn from the past
  • Improve the present
  • Plan for the future
  • Have the drive, passion, and ability to produce innovative solutions that change the social landscape for the better.
The trickle effect of giving a student the ability to think outside of the box, results in better and safer communities, a more confident generation, and stimulation of the economy.  We at Leadership Broward Foundation work to advance the quality of life in Broward County through developing, connecting and impacting people like you!
A minimum of 10 community service hours can be earned through this program. 
Program Information:
All sessions will be held at 
H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship
Carl DeSantis Building
3301 College Avenue
Davie, Fla. 33314-7796
Orientation for students/parents/guardians/teachers
Thursday, March 23, 2017
6:30pm – 8:00pm
6:30 p.m.     Meet and Greet 
7:00 p.m.     Overview of the What If...? Academy
8:00 p.m.     Orientation Ends
Session I
Friday, March 24
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
8:30 a.m.     Breakfast available 
9:00 a.m.     Icebreaker activity 
9:15 a.m.     NSU Welcome 
10:00 a.m.   Break 
10:15 a.m.   Group Work (Defining the Problem) 
11:30 a.m.   Problem Solving 
12:15 a.m.   Lunch (provided for each student)
12:45 p.m.   NSU Tour 
1:15 p.m.     Building a Budget
2:15 p.m.     Break 
2:30 p.m.     Finding a Solution  
3:30 pm.      Brainstorming Solutions 
4:30 p.m.     Session I Ends
Session II
Saturday, March 25
8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m.      Breakfast 
9:00 a.m.      Guest Speaker 
9:45 a.m.      Collaboration
10:45 a.m.    Break 
11:00 a.m.    Business Plan
12:00 p.m.    Working Lunch (provided for each student)
12:45 p.m.    Business Plan
1:45 p.m.      Shark Tank Expectations
2:30 p.m.      Presentation Skills 
3:15 p.m.      Guest Speaker 
4:00 p.m.      Session II Ends  
$25 per student 
Can be cash, check or credit/debit card
Checks to be made out to Leadership Broward Foundation
Includes: Participation in both Session I and Session II, Lunch and snacks during both Session Days
If you'd like to apply for this program after March 13, please email Rebecca D'Amico, Dir., Leadership Programs at 
Deadline for application:
Monday, March 13, 2017
Deadline for $25 Tuition Fee:
Monday, March 13, 2017
Checks can be mailed to: Leadership Broward Foundation, ATTN: Rebecca D'Amico, 1640 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Ste. 400, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
Cash/checks can be delivered to the Leadership Broward Foundation office at 1640 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Ste. 400, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311.
If you have questions, feel free to contact Rebecca D'Amico at or call 954-767-8866

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