Allowing vulnerability and nurturing curiosity.
Using problem-based learning.
Implementing stakeholder-driven needs.
Learning through creativity and fun.
Fostering consistency & impact measurement.
Nurturing growth in self-confidence, mental health, financial literacy, critical thinking, and teamwork.
Building skills in public speaking, communicating one's science, and interview preparedness.
Growing expertise in using research and human-centered design to build solutions.
Complementing learned tech skills with current industry trends towards career preparedness.
Increasing opportunity awareness and skills in writing winning funding applications.
Fostering immersion in and giving back to the local and global tech and social communities.
A multi-pronged approach to meeting beneficiaries' needs.
Each beneficiary receives five levels of mentorship.
An 8-month curriculum combining hands-on learning and simulated competitions
50-50 representation of beneficiaries who identify as male or female.