At RealPage, we believe education, particularly the disciplines of Science, Technology, Education, and Math (STEM), is a foundational component of success today. Computer science skills are more important than ever before. As the demand for qualified job seekers with technical skills continues to rise, RealPage recognizes the importance of developing the next generation workforce by investing in programs that inspire students to pursue STEM.
"By partnering with RealPage, we are building a pipeline of technology talent in north Texas and ensuring that all middle school students have access to critically-needed computer science education. Together, we’re helping students start on a path in technology, from 5th grade to high school and beyond," says Robyn Brown, CEO and Co-Founder of Bold Idea.
Bold Idea's mentor program offers professionals the opportunity to connect with students on a deeper level, focusing on developing critical thinking, problem-solving, and technical skills needed to excel in the industry.
"I am passionate about working with Bold Idea because they are expanding equitable access to computer science education, especially girls. Their mentor program creates hands-on computing opportunities for students to build the confidence needed to innovate and create their bold ideas," says Anu Sharma, VP at RealPage.
Through RealPageGIVES, we strive to empower and engage our employees to give back in ways most significant to them. As an organization, we strategically support and partner with nonprofits, focusing on education and community and economic development, to create a lasting impact around the globe.
RealPage employees are moving the needle and changing the trajectory of STEM through skillanthropy. Through Bold Idea’s mentor program, employees can support and engage young people in an inspiring, hands-on environment, equipping young people with the skills needed to thrive in the 21st century. We are committed to giving back in a significant way so we can continue to be a broader force for the global good.
To learn more about Bold Idea, visit www.boldidea.org.