Economic Empowerment through STEM Education, Training and Certification

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Our Mission

We economically empower people from marginalized communities with skills, knowledge and resources to build successful STEM careers so that they earn a thriving wage and begin their journey towards generational wealth.


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Did You Know

STEM Professionals earn on average $1,000,000 more dollars in lifetime earning value.


We plan to matriculate 100 STEM Professionals over the next 10 years creating $100M worth of impact in marginalized communities right here in the Triad.

STEM Alive! Creative Academy

10-18

IT Cert Support Programs

16-25

Victory Lap 5K & STEM Fair

All Ages

Our Workshops and Programs

Flight School Drone Academy

Teens age 16-18

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Learn the fundamentals of drone operation and drone safety, while preparing to obtain your FAA license to become a licensed professional drone pilot.

Dreamers + Builders App Design

Kids age 10-15

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Learn the skills required to design and build your own app. Create a pitch deck and learn the how to pitch your project to funders.

ESports Pro Arena

Kids age 10-15

Come together with peers to collaborate on hosting and broadcasting a professional ESports Tournament.

GSO Aviation Career Day

Kids age 10-16

In partnership with GTCC, participants learn about all of the various aviation career opportunities that exist right here in the Triad.

Dreamers + Builders Game Design

Kids ages 10-15

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Learn the skills required to build your own Roblox game.. Create a pitch deck and learn the how to pitch your project to funders.

IT Cert Support Program

Young Adults - 16-25

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Earn a high demand IT Certification and get support with job searching including resume prep and interview coaching.

GEMS in STEM Scholarships

Kids 10-18

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Through our partner iDTech,, participants attend a Summer camp of their choosing to learn 3D Animation, Game Development, 3D printing and more.

Dreamers + Builders 3D Design

Kids ages 10-15

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Learn the skills required to design and build your own VR experiednce. Create a pitch deck and learn the how to pitch your project to funders.

Victory Lap 5K & STEM FAIR

All Ages

Victory Lap 5K is our annual fundraising event full of fitness, fun, music, games, and interesting STEM exhibitions.

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THIS is what SUCCESS Looks Like

Lucious Glenn took our GEMS in STEM Summer Camp Program in 2022.


He took a Python coding course and enjoyed it so much that he is now

enrolled in our Certification Support Program to earn a certificate in IT Automation with Python from Google.

Meet the Team

Ciandress Jackson

Executive Director

A 15 Year IT Consulting veteran with experience leading enterprise level IT projects both domestically and internationally.. Ciandress has a passion for helping others related to career and business development.

Catrice Sales

Deputy Director

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Judy Rebo

Board Chair

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Get in touch with us.

Mailing Address

111 Lewis St, #15 Greensboro NC 27406

Email Address

hello@thebegreatfoundation.org

Phone Number

336-265-7485

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