Curtis High School’s Emilee Jospey wants to see your smile. So she invented something that’ll allow just that — M Tech ClearSmiles.

Emily’s part of the Staten Island Chamber of Commerce-sponsored Young Entrepreneurs Academy(YEA!)

During a virtual event student entrepreneurs from Staten Island high schools took the stage for the annual YEA! Investor Panel to present their business plans before a panel of local business leaders and a public audience.

Emily’s company produces face masks with clear windows, allowing the wearer’s expression to display through the mask.

The product was developed prior to COVID-19 and was intended for customers with autism. But in today’s world, the product is in demand more than ever. The investors also awarded Emily $1,200 in funding.

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In an event streamed live across YouTube, Facebook, and the Staten Island Chamber of Commerce’s website, each business owner had five minutes to pitch

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