• We EMPOWER
    girls, under-represented minorities and low-resource students through innovative, engaging and hands-on engineering and computer science education.
  • Empower Girls through Code
    empowering Silicon Valley one girl at a time...
  • “I never in a million years would have imagined i would ever be so excited about electronics and engineering. I thought I wanted to be a school teacher. This summer program has changed my life!” -Maria Esther Rodriguez Santos, 12
  • “This program taught me engineering isn’t just math, it’s relevant to the world we live in. It can be used to make the world a better place. It taught me I’m capable of of being an engineer. It taught me to believe in myself.” -Maria Paula Aguilar, 15
  • WE ENGAGE
    students through inquiry-based learning and hands-on engineering and computer science based activities.

Empoder Students Learn to Code!

“We INSPIRE and EMPOWER students to develop technology that impacts and improves their communities.” -Marissa Elena Yanez, PhD, Founder, Empoder

 

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EMPODER was founded in the summer of 2014 to EMPOWER low-income communities through innovative hands-on engineering and computer science education. By engaging students at a young age, we seek to INSPIRE and PREPARE children with 21st century skills to pursue careers in engineering and computer science.

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In the words of our students