Phoenix, November 1, 2016 — Having helped 175 nonprofits in Chicago, Kansas City and the Twin Cities, The Nerdery and Nerdery Foundation have announced their intent to bring their signature community-service event – The Nerdery Overnight Website Challenge – to Phoenix for the first time. Registration for volunteers and nonprofits is open from November 1 through December 9, and Web Challenge weekend is January 21-22, 2017 at The Nerdery’s shared co-working space in Phoenix at CO+HOOTS. Read More
We've started to compile volunteer opportunities for tech pros in the Twin Cities area: ways for them to use their knowledge to help young coders and makers. These programs represent a wide variety of options -- with commitments ranging from a just few hours up to several months -- so you can compare and see what's right for you:
http://www.nerderyfoundation.org/mentorships Read More
In recent months, as we've started sharing more about the Nerdery Foundation's future, we've received many questions about our nonprofit areas of focus. Surely - as a nonprofit ourselves, sponsored by the Sierra Bravo companies - we must want to make a difference in STEM. Or perhaps addressing the digital divide. Or maybe even helping dogs.
But we've taken a different route, because our mission is to activate the passion and skills of technologists to better our world. Read More