The lobby of One World Observatory, the visiting center for the newly built Freedom Tower, has some of the tightest security in New York. Visitors need admission tickets to pass through metal detectors. There are often police dogs, and random searches. But on an overcast Friday last April, it was a frenetic, discombobulated mess as adolescents trading business cards crowded into long lines to get their credentials for the Kairos Society Global Summit...
The Huffington Post covers the Kairos Society. Read the story below:
Some of the world’s most business-savvy college students flocked to Wall Street last Saturday to pitch startups they dreamt up in their college dorm rooms to top executives and political leaders.
The Kairos Society, a networking group for student entrepreneurs, organized the expo, which took place on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, and was part of a two-day summit of 350 students from the U.S., China, India and countries around the world.
The world’s largest stock exchange served as a fitting backdrop for Saturday’s event, given that the global financial crisis and its aftermath have inspired a new, socially-conscious breed of student startup founders.
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