We believe in the inherent dignity of all people. Yet around the world, billions of people are excluded from full participation in the political, economic, and cultural systems that shape their lives by design. Help us challege inequality by funding the ingenuity of underrepresented talent in S.T.E.A.M.D that will ensure a fairer future.
DesignedByUs.org is a grassroots organization seeking dynamic partnerships with private and public sector organizations and giving individuals who share a common interest in introducing and exposing under represented communities to opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics and Design (S.T.E.A.M.D.). When you make a donation to DesignedByUs.org and Peña Philanthropy Partners, a 501C3, you are funding the education, apprenticeships, studio programs and community solutions invented by the Design Corps.
To meet the demand from across the world, we are building the foundation for a network of STEAMD Studio that expand beyond our United States, New York and Bay Area studios to refugee camps, rural and impoverished communities. Our most urgent needs are for equipment, media, design and computer science experts, cash donations, and mentors/workshop assistants.
As we open studios and launching public service programs across the globe, we are equipping apprenctices, members and volunteers with the tools they need to transform their communities. From 3D Printers, AR/VR Headsets, Whiteboards, Desks, Computers and IoT devices to software, open source platforms and deployment supplies and curriculums we rely on generous companies, brands, academic institutions and giving indviduals to help us respond at the speed of now and the scale of the cosmos.
Join companies like Mastercard, Sheets & Giggles, Substance Studios, Joann Fabrics, Shopify, Brother, ColorFab and HatchBox are powereing our studio programs with equipment, materials and software.
Join the generous brands, companies, academic, community organizations and caring humans supporting the Design Corps S.T.E.A.M.D. apprenticeship and member programs.
Use your social media footprint and following to help people discover a underpresented humans and their stories as they transform our world.
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We’re here for our girls, their families, and our communities during the most challenging times. Join us by investing with a cash donation to ensure that girls continue to have access to our hands-on educational experiences, programming and our incredible sisterhood. When you teach a girl to design and code, she’ll change the world. Use the secure form below to make a cash donation.
The Design Corps works with companies, brands and instituions across the globe who are looking to make a difference for their customers. Lets advance equailty and put an end to inequity together.
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When you make a donation, you are supporting the Studio Programs, Scholarships and The Design Corps, a diverse community of changemakers who deliver design, engineering & creative solutions make the world work for 100% of humanity.
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