Hope for Youth, Inc

Exploration. Education. Empowerment

HYPE is on a mission to build a network of underrepresented girls that plugs the leaky pipeline which currently exists in the tech industry.

We empower girls of color with technology skills and prepare them to become future leaders in tech careers, cultivating a pipeline of diverse talent

With an intentional focus on quality education and significant experiences, HYPE has it's puls on what it means to thrive in a virtual learning environment. We would love to partner with you to provide computer science exposure and education to your students!

About Our Programs

HYPE offers four signature programs for schools, non-profit organizations, and individuals:

  1. HYPE Project - an extracurricular cohort based program facilitated over the course of 12 weeks designed to help students explore tech careers, learn fundamentals of computer science, and create fun & inspiring projects.

  2. HYPE Leadership Academy - A 10-week Internship Readiness & Placement program designed to equip high school students with workforce ready skills for 21st century opportunities and connect them with internship experiences. This program is offered to alumnae of The HYPE Project, as well as participants who've successfully completed an equivalent computer science program or course.

  3. HYPE Coding Camps - short-term coding camps offered during the summer ranging from 1 to 4 weeks long

  4. HYPE International Experience - our signature train-the-trainer program which gives participants a once-In-a-lifetime opportunity to travel abroad and teach coding skills to youth in an international developing country or urban city center. Students must graduate from either the HYPE Project or HYPE Leadership Academy for this International Experience eligibility.

About Our Partners

We thank our amazing sponsors and partners who help us create meaningful experiences for participants. We believe that a model of collaboration between HYPE staff, tech industry volunteers, schools & school teachers, and corporate partners is necessary for a functioning and equitable STE(A)M ecosystem!

Student Projects!!

Check out our student portfolio and passion project websites created by program participants!

About me, meet Deborah!

Picture of Student Webpage

About me, meet Amaya!

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About me, meet Chandaranita!

Help Free the Earth of Plastic

About me, meet Jaylen!

Picture of Student Webpage

About me, meet Reggie!

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About me, meet Vanessa!

Help Free the Earth of Plastic

Religious Freedoms in Schools

Picture of Student Webpage

The Pros & Cons of TikTok

TikTok Logo

Limited Time - Plastic Pollution on Earth

Help Free the Earth of Plastic

Mental Awareness

Head with HELLO stickers in the brain

Save Our Schools

Save Our Schools Home Page

Threats to Marine Wildlife

Underwater Marine Life

CCPS Personal Portfolios (Flip Grid)

Flip Grid Picture

Mental Health Passion Project

Jelan Picture

Hooked on Coding

Girls Coding Photo

Coding Community

Group Project Picture

Powerpuff Passion Project

PowerPuff Girl

The Creative Coding Project

Diana Student Picture

Equality for the Oppressed

Equal Rights Compilation

Coding is the New Shopping

Shopping Photo