Praxis Pitch
What We Face

Connecting Communities of Color to Opportunities in Innovation

StreetCode Academy's Praxis Showcase pitch.

Praxis Pitch
What We Face

Connecting Communities of Color to Opportunities in Innovation

StreetCode Academy's Praxis Showcase pitch.

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StreetCode Academy provides free technology classes in coding, entrepreneurship, and design to communities of color. Since 2014, they have served over 3,500 community members and created an effective program model where 95% of StreetCode Academy alumni report that they continue to independently engage in tech education after graduating from their programs.

Olatunde Sobomehin is the co-founder and CEO of StreetCode Academy, a community-based organization providing free tech education to communities of color. In addition to StreetCode Academy, Olatunde has co-founded Esface, a youth sports and culture brand and Trillicon Valley, a lifestyle brand with products in technology, fashion, and branding. He is a proud graduate of Stanford University and together with his wife Tamara, has four children: Olatayo (16), Temilola (15), Tatiola (13), and Olataiye (9).

Tamara Sobomehin is from Dallas, TX where she was born and raised. She attended Stanford University as an undergraduate and as the first in her family to graduate college, received her BA in psychology. She also has a MEd from the University of Texas at Arlington and brings over twenty years of understanding to the StreetCode Academy team in the fields of operations, child development psychology, and education policy and leadership. Tamara serves on a number of local committees working to create more equitable solutions for students, most recently as an elected trustee for the Ravenswood City School District.

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