CodeHouse Partners with Nepris to Provide Students of Color with Career Exposure to the Tech Industry

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CodeHouse and Nepris team up to increase exposure of STEM-based career pathways to K-12 students of color

CodeHouse and Nepris partnership

CodeHouse, a nonprofit dedicated to exposing K-12 students of color to tech careers, partners with Nepris.

“Since 2014, Nepris has connected more than 500K students with over 39K diverse industry professionals from around the world,” said Sabari Raja, co-founder and CEO of Nepris.

Nepris and CodeHouse will partner to inspire leaders of tomorrow to pursue careers in the tech industry via a series of live, virtual Industry Chats and strategic promotion of CodeHouse’s Upcoming Tech Exposure Day and Virtual Field Trip. Click to Tweet.

On Wednesday, October 14, Ernest Holmes, co-founder and CEO of CodeHouse--a nonprofit dedicated to exposing students of color into careers in tech--will kick off their series of Nepris Industry Chats by speaking with K-12 educators on the importance of giving students of color exposure to tech careers and CodeHouse’s upcoming Tech Exposure Day. Mr Holmes is a 2019 Morehouse College graduate and a software engineer with Google.

“Representation truly matters when it comes to choosing a career path,” said Holmes. “At CodeHouse, we recognize that by connecting students of color with diverse employees, they’ll realize that a profession in tech is a viable option for them.”

“Since 2014, Nepris has connected more than 500K students with over 39K diverse industry professionals from around the world,” said Sabari Raja, co-founder and CEO of Nepris, a cloud-based platform that brings career exposure to students and classrooms across the US. “Our partnership with CodeHouse perfectly aligns with our mission to close the educational equity gap by breaking geographic barriers to expand career pathways beyond students’ home town.”

Nepris educators can register for the October 14, live, virtual Industry Chat at nepris.com. Now through Tuesday, November 1, educators can register their students for the CodeHouse Tech Exposure Day: Virtual Field Trip by visiting
http://www.thecodehouse.org/vted.

About Nepris
Austin-based Nepris provides a cloud-based platform connecting industry professionals with K-16 classrooms so that students see the relevance of what they are learning in school. Students are exposed to diverse role models and career paths in STEM, the Arts, retail, manufacturing, and countless other careers. Nepris makes it easy for teachers to leverage industry connections while offering a scalable platform for companies and regional intermediaries to easily and effectively engage the current workforce with the future workforce, virtually. Over a half-million students have participated in a Nepris virtual session or have viewed one of the over 10,000 hours of videos in its library. See Nepris in action at Nepris.com. @NeprisApp

About CodeHouse
CODEHOUSE is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that focuses on cultivating a strong pipeline between students of color and industry-leading technology companies. At its core, CodeHouse aims to tackle the diversity gap in technology by providing exposure and resources to enhance students’ technical skills, promoting internship/full-time placement, and elevating the next generation of diverse leaders in technology. TheCodeHouse.org @CodeHouseorg

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