INTech is on a mission to help more girls create tech solutions for social good.

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Why INTech?

Text: 74% of teenage girls express interest in STEM topicsImage of Black teenage girl with curly hair smiling on a labtopText: But the percentage of women among STEM graduates is about 19%.
Text: Only 24% of computing jobs are held by women.
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An illustration of woman icon figures repeating on a purple backgroundText: Black and Latinx women comprise only 3% of the tech workforce.
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As we’ve seen, there are relatively few women who tech in engineering fields. Worse, nearly 40%of them decide to quit soon after starting work. Many don’t even enter the field at all, according to the latest statistics of women in tech.

Many women in the tech industry claim that some of the reasons they leave is due to gender and racial discrimination both inside the classroom and while working in the field. Many express the need for empowering educational experiences and new pathways into the tech industry that celebrates girls and gender expansive youth and the diverse communities they come from. 

K-12 tech education is important for girls and gender expansive youth. However, education and mentorship alone is not enough to keep youth interested in tech. We asked our youth what they want from our programs and this is what they said:

Real and meaningful exposure to tech education
Education rooted in giving back to their communities
Opportunities to combine purpose and passion

We combine passion and power.
INTech Foundations creates opportunities to foster curiosity and rapid tech skill development, so that our youth can grow into energized and innovative women in the tech industry. We intentionally craft safe and accessible networks of peers and mentors to help them achieve their dreams while elevating their tech skills using real world problems to spark innovative tech solutions. 

Our Impact

INTech Foundation is based in Charlotte, NC. However, we reach students from all over the Americas. We engage students, ages 10-17, all from more than 21 states in the US. Our efforts have extended into small communities in Ontario Canada and in South America.

1565

Scholars served to date

347

Scholarships provided

233

Total tech solutions created

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Note: Map does not include Canada & South America communities

Our Program Areas

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Web Development

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Software Engineering

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Robotics

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UX/UI Design

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Augmented Reality
& Virtual Reality

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Our partners

Our work is possible because of our programmatic or financial support from community partners globally.

Leidos logoSpectrum logoDuke Energy logoSlalom logoSlalom logoGlobant logoUniversity of North Carolina at Charlotte logoNorth Carolina State College of Engineering logoVarda Partners logoSocial Venture Partners logoWalmart logoFidelity InvestmentsSAS logoAmerica On Tech logoKai XR logoAlly logoZuora logoGoogle Fiber logoGuidewire logoMicrosoft logoAvidxchange logoMeta logo
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Proud Member

We are only able to serve our youth because of the community networks that support us. Our memberships help us maintain best practices within and outside of our organization. They also provide a way for us to share resources with other community members and organizations who need it.

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Our Founder

Khalia Braswell

Khalia Braswell was hooked on technology as soon as she received her first computer from her mother. She loves tech so much that she enrolled in a tech-focused public high school. Khalia went on to complete an undergraduate program in computer science and a masters program in information technology.

In 2014, Khalia launched INTech Camp for Girls as a side project to lift Black and Latina girls up to be a part of the next generation of technologists, showing them all the opportunities available to them. Since 2014, INTech has grown to serve 1500+ youth in 22 states around America, Canada, and South America.

Meet Team INTech
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Jerika Jones

Executive Director
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Brie'Anna Brown

Director of Development & Programs
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Binta Moulim

Program Coordinator

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