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Thursday, October 8 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
The Hidden Genius Project
Limited Capacity seats available
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Session Title: How Robot Sumo Wrestlers Empower Oakland's Underserved Youth

Come visit the office of The Hidden Genius Project, which teaches local black male youth to build software, develop entrepreneurship skills, and be strong ​leaders within their communities. Meet young men from the program, who will put on a sumo wrestling demonstration with programmable robots, as well as present the software applications they have been building over the past several months. Additionally, the program will include a brief tour of the space, as well as an introduction to The Hidden Genius project's core work and strategic vision.

Presenters
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Brandon Nicholson

Executive Director, The Hidden Genius Project

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The Hidden Genius Project

The Hidden Genius Project trains and mentors black male youth in technology creation, entrepreneurship and leadership skills to transform their lives and communities. Moreover, The Hidden Genius Project strives to be the leading incubator of black male entrepreneurs and technologists committed to mentoring underserved youth and forming a cohesive community of tech innovators, who actuate positive, transformational change within their... Read More →

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Lissette Andres

Postdoc, UC Berkeley
Molecular biologist by training. Interested in learning about new technologies and ideas.

  • Sort by Neighborhood Tag East Bay, Uptown
  • Company Description The Hidden Genius Project trains and mentors black male youth in technology creation, entrepreneurship and leadership skills to transform their lives and communities. Moreover, The Hidden Genius Project strives to be the leading incubator of black male entrepreneurs and technologists committed to mentoring underserved youth and forming a cohesive community of tech innovators, who actuate positive, transformational change within their communities.