America On Tech announced the appointment of Lauren Hunter, Executive Director at JPMorgan Chase & Co., to its board of directors.
America On Tech announced the election of Mona Thong, Managing Director at RBC Capital Markets, to its Board of Directors.
America On Tech announced the appointment of Ukachi Anonyuo, Executive Director, Global Packaging Innovation Strategy & Portfolio Management at The Estée Lauder Companies, Inc., to its Board of Directors.
America On Tech, an early pipeline technology talent accelerator, has announced its newest board of directors. Ukachi Anonyuo, Executive Director at The Estée Lauder Companies, Inc, Mona Thong, Managing Director at RBC Capital Markets, Lauren Hunter, Executive Director at JPMorgan Chase & Co., Laurie Becker, President at E.P. Dine, and Michelleta Razon, Executive Vice President of Commercial Programs at Mastercard.
On October 8, 2020, America On Tech partnered with NBCUniversal to host our first Career Day for this year’s Tech Flex Leaders in NYC. While we have held several career days with our long time partner NBCU, this marked the first time we hosted a VIRTUAL Career Day as part of our continued efforts to ensure that our students have the same access and opportunities within the virtual learning environment.
We are thrilled to introduce our newest America On Tech leaders, our 2020-2021 Peer Mentors! This Fall and Spring TWENTY FOUR Peer Mentors will be working virtually to support and help lead 4 Tech Flex Leaders cohorts and 8 TECH360 cohorts.
Today America On Tech (AOT) announces its plans for the 2020 - 2021 school year in NYC and Los Angeles from September 1, 2020 - May 31, 2021. AOT is not putting a pause on its mission to prepare the next generation of technology leaders. In light of recent events, we are more than ever fueled by our passion to ensure underestimated students in the communities we serve have access to equitable pathways to engage in the tech and innovation sector.
America On Tech is excited to announce the launch of a new program in partnership with Forbes. This fall, 22 students enrolled in our Tech Flex Leaders program will work with 23 Forbes staff writers to finalize personal statements for the 2020-2021 college application cycle.
Today we are incredibly proud to announce that 30 America On Tech (AOT) alumni have received more than $120,000 in scholarships from the Meringoff Family Foundation, SparkYouth NYC, and the New York Community Trust. We are so grateful to these foundations for supporting our students as they continue to pursue degrees and careers in technology.
America On Tech Announces Major Collaboration with STEM Prep Schools to Advance STEM Learning for Students in Special Education
Today America On Tech (AOT) announces a new partnership with STEM Preparatory Schools (STEM Prep), a not-for-profit organization that operates public charter schools in Los Angeles, California. AOT is a not-for-profit organization that provides curriculum development, support and professional development to schools throughout the United States. Through the implementation of AOT's comprehensive curriculum, this strategic alliance will support 21st century learning for students with disabilities at STEM Prep in 9th and 11th grade through STEM learning labs. This work is supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Charter Students with Disabilities Pilot Community Initiative. Ninety-one percent of the students served in this pilot community of 10 CMOs are Black or Latinx, and 83% live in low-income households.