We’re searching the city for students in a hurry to create change–and want to use technology to do so.
If we do not share our stories and shine a light on inequities, things will not change.Ellen Pao
People used to ask me what do you want to be when you get older and I would say what a stupid question – the real question is what am I right now.Jaden Smith
When you begin to worry about what the establishment thinks, it’s probably that you’ve become a part of it.Sean Parker
Learn how to become a creator of technology and not just a consumer.Kimberly Bryant
“In our country, we’ve created a narrative that says, ‘We want to send you to college. Oh, and by the way, you’ll probably be $40,000 or $50,000 in debt,’” Johnson says. With Rooted, he hopes to put students $40,000 or $50,000 ahead. “If we could prepare kids for these jobs, and to have upward mobility in these companies, it’s really disrupting the pipeline.”
Work toward a world where expectations are not set by stereotypes…but by our passion, talents, and interests.Sheryl Sandberg
Not to be passive in the face of overwhelming odds is the most important lesson you can possibly teach.Malcolm Gladwell