SMASH provides an intensive and holistic STEM-focused education to dedicated students of color who seek equal access to college and career readiness resources. \\Our mission is to build a strong, diverse and s...
SMASH provides an intensive and holistic STEM-focused education to dedicated students of color who seek equal access to college and career readiness resources. \\Our mission is to build a strong, diverse and socially conscious tech workforce by leveling the playing field through academic learning and experiential engagement for high school and college students. \\SMASH's two leading programs are:\\- SMASH Academy, our flagship program, provides high school students across the nation with a tuition-free, residential educational experience for each of their three summers during high school. With programs at 10 campuses, SMASH Academy works to ensure that Scholars have the STEM knowledge and problem-solving skills needed to succeed in college and beyond.\\- SMASH Rising provides Academy alumni with early workplace exposure through STEM-focused summer experiences at leading institutions. Working in teams, SMASH Rising gives Scholars the opportunity to use their knowledge and experience to tackle real-world issues. \\To learn more about how SMASH is impacting students, companies, and communities, please visit us at SMASH.org.
SMASH empowers brilliant underrepresented students with rigorous science, technology, engineering and math education, coursework. SMASH is committed to eliminating the barriers faced by young underrepresented people of color in STEM and fostering their untapped talent for the advancement of their nation.
Their Vision is a STEM ecosystem where every student, regardless of the zipcode they grew up in, has the opportunity to participate in and thrive in the tech innovation economy. As a result, their communities and workplaces would benefit from well-prepared, competitive leaders representing broad perspectives and sectors of society.