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Popcorn CEO's ™
Children's Economic Opportunities

About The Founder of Popcorn CEO's ™

Kay's Kettle Corn Children Economic Opportunities

Khadijah "Kay" Polly is the owner of Kay's Kettle Corn. A gourmet popcorn company based out of Houston, TX . A native of Los Angeles, CA she graduated from LACES (Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies) in June of 1999. After graduation she attended Grambling State University in Grambling, LA where she graduated in 2003 with a Bachelor's of Science degree in Marketing. Khadijah's professional summary includes experience in finance, retail operations management, human resources, and corporate recruiting for supply chain management.

She has always been creative and has had an entrepreneurial spirit since she was a child. She's sold handmade bracelets with her sister on Venice beach at 10 years old with a "company" they called Beach Beads Plus, she's taught candle making classes at local craft stores, and she has owned a wedding resale shop. In 2014 Khadijah literally took a leap of faith on her 33rd birthday and went skydiving. It was on that day she decided to live fearlessly and make her dreams POP by putting a plan in motion to leave her full time job as a supply chain management (SCM) corporate recruiter and focus all of her efforts on Kay's Kettle Corn ™ and Popcorn CEO's ™.

Name of Program

Popcorn CEO's ™(Children's Economic Opportunities)

Vision:

Kay's Kettle Corn Children Economic Opportunities

Children across the U.S. are introduced to entrepreneurship using the principles of supply chain management (SCM) while starting their own popcorn company. The students will manufacture and sell their own products and will learn the valuable life skills of setting goals, teamwork, and financial management. The program's sales will fund the student's educational programs and activities that benefit themselves and their community. 

Goal:

For the Popcorn CEO's program to be an ongoing business after the initial 4 week start up, where students continue to sell their popcorn to local grocery stores, school cafeterias and or vending machines to fund educational programs.

Benefits

Students will learn to become leaders, develop confidence, and learn how to create successful lives through entrepreneurial education. This program will create its own revenue to fund extracurricular activities.

Donations will be spent on the following

  • Facilitation of program by Khadijah Polly, owner of Kay's Kettle Corn and a founder of Popcorn CEO's
  • Training for Popcorn CEO's Directors and Assistant Directors
  • 20oz Commercial popcorn machines
  • Ingredients and equipment to make popcorn
  • Popcorn CEO's t- shirts for students
  • Popcorn CEO's awards presented during ceremony
  • Programs for Popcorn CEO's ceremony
  • Equipment for booth to be used during Popcorn CEO's sales day at farmers market
  • Popcorn CEO's activity workbooks for each student and director
  • Ongoing marketing of Popcorn CEO's
  • Ongoing support of program





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