June 3, 2024

Coded by Kids Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Tech education non-profit Coded by Kids marks ten years of impact with an anniversary fundraising event on June 6, 2024.


Media Contact: Caitlin Mahony - cmahony@codedbykids.com

Coded by Kids Celebrates 10th Anniversary

[PHILADELPHIA, PA – June 3, 2024] – Tech education non-profit Coded by Kids marks ten years of impact with an anniversary fundraising event on June 6, 2024. 

Coded by Kids (CBK), a Philadelphia-based nonprofit dedicated to providing underrepresented youth with tech education and leadership opportunities, proudly commemorates its 10th anniversary. To celebrate this milestone, CBK will host a special fundraising event on June 6th, 2024, at the Center for Design Philadelphia, inviting supporters, community members, and tech enthusiasts to join in an evening of innovation, inspiration, and impact.

Over the past ten years, Coded by Kids has made significant strides in its mission to increase equity in the tech industry. Founded in 2014, CBK started with the vision of equipping underrepresented youth with the skills and support necessary to excel in tech. Through a variety of free programs, CBK has empowered over 2,000 students in the Philadelphia region, transforming beginners into proficient coders, tech leaders, and startup founders. This anniversary marks a decade of tireless dedication to nurturing the next generation of innovators and leaders.

The 10th-anniversary event promises to break the mold of traditional formal gatherings, inviting attendees to enjoy a relaxed, come-as-you-are celebration. Experience an atmosphere rich with creativity and innovation as CBK celebrates ten years of empowering young minds through technology and entrepreneurship education. Expect interactive tech displays and inspiring stories from program alumni, making this event a heartfelt tribute to their incredible journey. Whether you’re a long-time supporter or new to the Coded by Kids community, this is an opportunity to connect, celebrate, and look forward to an exciting future.

"This is a significant milestone for Coded by Kids," said Danae Mobley, Chief Executive Officer of CBK. "For a decade, we've been dedicated to increasing diversity in tech by providing valuable education and opportunities to underrepresented youth. This event is not only a celebration of our accomplishments but also a step towards our future goals."

Attendees can also look forward to food, drinks, and plenty of fun as they immerse themselves in an environment that fosters creativity and connection. The evening will be a heartfelt tribute to the journey CBK has shared with its community over the past ten years and a look ahead to the promising future.

Event Details:

Date: June 6th, 2024

Time: 6:00 - 8:00 PM [VIP Reception at 5:30 PM]

Location: Center for Design Philadelphia [1218 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19107]

Links: Ticket Link and Donate Link

The Coded by Kids 10th Anniversary event is sponsored by Comcast NBCUniversal, The Hamilton Family Charitable Trust, Cozen O'Connor, Penn Medicine, and WSFS Bank.

About Coded by Kids

Coded by Kids is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that focuses on preparing underrepresented people for leadership roles within the tech and startup space through education programs, resources, and support. Their vision is to be the springboard for the underrepresented leaders of the world’s most impactful tech companies.

Learn more at codedbykids.com or by following them on LinkedIn or Instagram.

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