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Miami University NEXT Leadership Entrepreneurship Program

Miami University NEXT Leadership Entrepreneurship Program

The Next Leadership Program works with area high school students to develop the next generation of social entrepreneurs and community advocates. Program participants identify issues affecting their community and work to resolve them through entrepreneurship, legislation or community partnerships. Participants engage in workshops, group projects and interactions with community leaders.

Students will gain:

  • Leadership skills
  • Entrepreneurial development
  • Engagement in community issues and development
  • Identification as a Miami University Regionals Next Leadership program participant
  • Opportunity to work with community leaders and businesses
  • Opportunity to work with Miami University Regionals faculty member

Do you have what it takes to be Next?

We are accepting applications for Summer 2024! Eligible students must be in 9th, 10th, or 11th grade.

The program meets on June 3-5 from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. at Miami University VOA Learning Center.


7847 VOA Park Dr.
West Chester, Ohio 45069

Meeting Dates:

June 3rd
June 4th
June 5th

There is no cost to students selected to participate in the program.

For more information on this program please contact Dr. Sonseeahray Ross, Assistant Professor, Commerce Department at 513-785-7718 or