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Curry-Harrison named program director of entrepreneurship studies in Baltimore

Selma Curry-Harrison

Selma Curry-Harrison has joined the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship, Baltimore affiliate, as program director.

Curry-Harrison will work with students and teachers in the 24 schools in Baltimore that offer NFTE’s entrepreneurship curriculum.

NFTE classes teach middle school and high school students how to start businesses and find pathways to success.

Curry-Harrison worked for the Montgomery County public school system before joining NFTE Baltimore.

Previously, while working in the Baltimore public school system, she launched the National Academy of Finance and the NFTE program at Patterson High School.

She also was a special education teacher and served as a mentor of new teachers through the Johns Hopkins University School of Education.

Selma Curry-Harrison

Education: Bachelor’s degree, Old Dominion University; master’s degree, Coppin State University; doctorate, Virginia University of Lynchburg.

Resides in: Catonsville, Md.

Most recent vacation: Kaui, Hawaii

Hobbies: Listening to gospel music by Yolanda Adams, Marvin Sapp and other gospel singers.

Recently read: “The Other Wes Moore” by Wes Moore and “Beating the Odds” by Eddie Brown.

Favorite food: Maryland crabs and all seafood dishes.

Favorite quote: “I can do all things through Christ, who strengthens me.” — Philippians 4:16