Working with and supporting accessible talent development for strong pipelines and preparation for the future.
COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY AND ACCESS.
FOCUSED ON THE FUTURE.
LEADERS IN SKILLS-BASED LEARNING.
Partnering to Drive Impact
Qwasar partners with leading organizations, businesses, non-profits, and thought leaders. We believe strongly in the power and importance of collaboration, and in the growing value in ecosystem development, so we look for and work with others doing great work.
We value partners who are committed to increasing diversity in the workforce through access to exposure and learning opportunities, as well as organizations focused on the future. Real skill development is key to driving impact in the 21st century and to successful, long-term careers.
Workday is a cloud applications software company that focuses on lifecycle management. Workday offers many pre-apprenticeship programs to enable our students to gain real world industry experience.
LinkedIn Reach that helps in bridging the gap of students from non-traditional educational backgrounds. They offer many pre-apprenticeship programs focused on technical careers.
Upwork utilizes talent scouting and sourcing to help align candidates with the right jobs. Their focus on top tech talent skills enables companies and individuals to connect in a seamless manner.
Claris, an Apple subsidiary
Claris International Inc. is the creator of the world’s leading rapid, low-code development platform, offering a suite of services that empower problem solvers to drive digital transformation in businesses large and small. The company has more than 1.3 million active users globally across SMBs and the Fortune 500.
CalCC’s programs are designed to help non-native speakers of English master the conventions of academic English for both college and university level courses, as well as their personal growth and development.
Ponicode tools enable developers to ship high quality code at unparalleled speed thanks to machine learning. Tools focus on unit testing to improve code quality.
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.
In 2016, Tech Exposure and Access through Mentoring Inc. (TEAM Inc.) was founded to empower students by using their passion for sports as an entry point to build STEM skills and expand opportunities for their futures.
European Leadership University
European Leadership University is a New Generation University. We aim to bridge the skills gap in the tech field through a unique educational model. ELU is recognized as the provider of affordable high quality education aiming at developing young talent within the region.
Headquartered in Oakland, CA, Beezwax is a team of hard-working, creative and highly-experienced software developers, project managers and other business professionals, building custom software solutions for virtually any use.
QWANT brings industry-leading IT programs from Silicon Valley to Kazakhstan, backed by the Bureau for Continuing Professional Development and the AIFC.
NextGen Policy is a non-profit organization based in California that is dedicated to supporting and advocating for progressive policy, legislative, and programmatic issues in the area of: climate, affordable housing, voting rights, healthcare, criminal justice reform, education, natural resources, income inequality, mental health, consumer protection, and veteran affairs.
We’ve got plenty of opportunities for you to get involved with Qwasar Silicon Valley. Here are some of the ways you can help:
Mentor a learner
Host a live coding session on a particular topic
Be a guest speaker (virtually) at one of our meetings
Be a guest on our podcast
Conduct peer code reviews on projects from our learners
Please get in touch if you’re interested.
Interested in Partnering?
We partner and work with a variety of organizations, businesses, and governments. From working with non-profits to workforce development to specific tracks training in subject areas of interest, we’re looking to make an impact and to collaborate.
For inquiries about possible partnerships and opportunities, please submit a contact form. A copy goes directly to our co-founders who will reach out to you directly.
Organizations We Like
In addition to our partners, we think there are some pretty exceptional organizations and companies out there working towards diversity and access, the future, and true skills-based learning. Here are some of the organizations we like:
Black Girls Code
The Last Mile
The Aspen Institute
Eat. Play. Learn
Square Root Academy
The Urban Institute
Take at look at some of the learning and behavioural science behind our programs and platform.
Our Cutting-edge Platform
Get an overview of some of the innovative and industry-leading elements of our learning platform.
For all questions, inquiries, or to contact a team member at Qwasar.