Diversifying Tech By Removing Barriers
We make the tech ecosystem and entrepreneurship more diverse, inclusive, and impactful.
From SMASH to Startups
The Kapor family of organizations works to remove barriers to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education and tech careers for underrepresented people of color. We take a comprehensive approach to fixing the leaks at every stage of the tech pipeline, from K-12 education through the workplace with education programs, advocacy, and social impact investing.
COMPUTER SCIENCE IN CALIFORNIA SCHOOLS:
California is home to most tech giants that hire more than 1M tech workers. Yet, we only produce 5K CS graduates per year. Check out the latest report below:
Connect With Us
Stay connected to all the Kapor Center activities, events and initiatives and join us as we work to foster a diverse and robust tech ecosystem.
Welcome to the Kapor Center
Our new home will be a destination for Oakland startups and community partners to channel the innovation of the tech world toward solving the problems that impact our communities.