Tech Trek is designed to to address the key factors in the retention and persistence of Black and Latinx computer science/engineering majors’ on the path to becoming thriving technologists and leaders in the innovation economy. The all-expenses paid program connects you with a cohort of 50 Black and Latinx students from across the United States to gain the network, resources, and community needed to launch and sustain your tech career. Students will build their Black and Latinx peer network; visit local tech companies to engage with company leaders, engineers, and innovators from diverse backgrounds; and engage in identity and leadership development sessions with Code2040.
In 2018, Tech Trek was held in San Francisco and Los Angeles. In our mission to ensure the full representation and leadership of Black and Latinx people in tech, we are excited to be expanding into new locations and local tech economies.
In this program, students will:
We've pressed pause on our Tech Trek program for 2020. Check out our Fellows Program and Early Career Accelerator Program to see if either of those programs would be a good fit for you, and check back in 2021 to see the status of Tech Trek..