Breaking Down Racial, Gender, Economic Barriers to Computer Science Education.
Because all Children Deserve the Chance to be Technology Creators
Every dollar matched up to $5,000!
We fulfill our mission through a number of programs and partnerships:
Educate: MNCodes Educator Training and School Partnerships - Curriculum development, educator workshops and professional development / coaching to expand access to computer science education.
Experience: Technovation Girls, Byte-Sized Challenge, Alexa Skills - Learning cohort events designed for students to learn app development, leadership, entrepreneurship, design skills + more!
E-Learning: Online courses, workshops, and podcasts - Featuring a variety of computational thinking and technology topics for people of all ages!
"Using the knowledge and experiences I gained from Technovation, I've started a Women in Business & Technology Club at my school to teach girls how to code, write business plans, help them get connected with opportunities, support, and guidance." - Anjali Donthi, Technovation Alum and Student Ambassador
“We want to make sure that all students have the opportunity to realize their potential as creators of technology, not just consumers.” - Andrea, Co-founder and Director, Code Savvy Educator Program
“I wish to create a community in which young women of color do not feel discouraged by science and technology and can instead begin to embrace it.” – Eagan High School, 11th Grade Student
Our students have won awards as youth coders and gone on to study computer science or related fields in college, and credit their time with us for setting them on that path. Since 2013, we have impacted 65,000 youth and 7,500 educators across MN.