Host Daren Jaime sits down with the Chief Partnerships and Impact Officer at Robin Hood, Samantha Tweedy, Co-founder & CEO at America on Tech, Jessica Santana, and Co-founder & President at America on Tech, Evin Robinson discussing the Power Fund which funds and elevate nonprofit leaders of color who share Robin Hood’s mission of increasing mobility from poverty. See video interview below.
Robin Hood, NYC’s largest poverty-fighting organization, announced our co-founders, Jessica Santana and Evin Robinson, to its Power Fund’s inaugural cohort of Power Fund Leaders who share Robin Hood’s mission of increasing mobility from poverty. Launched in July, the Power Fund, addresses a critical funding disparity while funding leaders who bring perspective, proximity, and expertise to the fight against poverty
America On Tech announced the appointment of Michelleta Razon, Executive Vice President of Commercial Programs at Mastercard, to its board of directors.
America On Tech has appointed Laurie Becker, President of E.P. Dine, to its Board of Directors.
America On Tech announced the appointment of Lauren Hunter, Executive Director at JPMorgan Chase & Co., to its board of directors.
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.