Based in Los Gatos, California, Encore is an online education startup seeking to reform education and expand employment opportunities.
Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce and its business members have taken a leadership role in helping Los Angeles citizens gain access to higher education.
Wells Fargo has partnered with Year Up to offer a program that addresses challenges facing at-risk youth in the San Francisco area. Year Up is a nonprofit organization providing professional skills training, paid internships, and the ability to obtain college credits to low-income youth between the ages of 18-24.
It’s 2009. We are well into the electronic age, and job opportunities in computer networking capabilities are growing by the hour.
One of the major obstacles to recruiting students into science, technology, engineering, and math careers is making science and math relevant and exciting. Northrop Grumman has recognized this challenge and is playing its part to help inspire students through an innovative program called Weightless Flights of Discovery.