About

Fifth Wave

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The Fifth Wave STEaM Initiative has two channels of cutting-edge training and development for enterprise and future workforce youth communities.  

Enterprise training program:

  • Digital Transformation-TWIN, ETL

  • Blockchain readiness based on GBA standards

  • Blockchain development

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)

  • Entrepreneurship, certification, LMS/in-person

  • Scrum 

Future workforce development:

  • Three access channels-Summer Academy Online

  • In-person small groups in Silicon Valley training center in 1-2 week modules, year-around on school sites 4 weeks increments

    • Environmental Science​

    • Blockchain

    • IT

    • Intro to Coding

  • Entrepreneurship online on-demand Fifth Wave certification 15-week program, in partnership with an accredited University

  • Education aptitude assessment

  • College Preparation 

Vision

Our vision is to provide equitable education in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math, in a learning environment that levels access by maximizing individual potential and ensures students are well-equipped to meet the challenges in the world around them.

Mission

Our mission is to provide access to Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics (STEaM) education to underrepresented populations that stimulates lifelong learning and STEM careers.

Fifth Wave

Team 

Our diverse Board has an entrepreneurial mindset, with an intentional approach that bridges the gap in education and equips learners for higher education and job readiness tools. 
 
Fifth Wave's staff is committed to providing access to multidisciplinary education for all.  
 

 Founder & CEO

Board of Directors 

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Dr. Kandis Boyd
S. Lynn Coleman
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Grant Thomas, Esq
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Jassamine Riahi
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Dr. Leejia Svec
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Amanda Calitz, Board Advisor
 

Academic Directors

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Ashwin Kumar, MEdu Tech

Director of Curriculum

Judith Rodriguez

Director of Art & Media