Our goal is to help increase the talent pipeline into the tech industry with new current and graduating college students by preparing them to found, invest, or work as an employee in tech companies by helping them gain the necessary professional skills (hard and soft, technical, product, creative, business) needed to succeed in Silicon Valley tech fast-moving companies large and small. Under the guidance of tech professionals like yourself, already working in the industry, will help enable them strengthen their professional skills and locate new internship and employment opportunities in tech given their interest. It's a great way for mentors to serve and connect to new talent from our local universities.
As a mentor, you can help provide locate additional resources to help your mentee as they pursue their tech career journey, in various ways including but not limited to: providing advice on pitches, resume assistance, portfolio critique or code review, interview preparation or even shadowing you at your company! We hope to create a greater bond between the PilipinX Americans in the tech community and current undergraduate students in a way that's educational and beneficial to their development as young tech professionals and provide a way for existing professionals to give back to community that also promotes their company looking to fill various desired roles.
To participate, please fill out the following interest form and please look out for an email from us within the next month with information about your match. Any information shared here will be kept private for matching purposes and contact info for your mentor.