Leveling the Playing Field   

Our mission is to equip girls, students of color, low-income, and at-risk students with the skills to compete for any job they want. 

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OUR MISSION

We have a population of students in the Chicago-land area that are not being given STEM and STEAM opportunities.

Our mission at FourMonkeys is to give female, minority, low-income, and at-risk students two things: exposure and practical experience. 

We have developed a multi-year program, starting as early as 5 years old, that will keep kids engaged early and the help them gain experience and exposure as they quickly move towards college or the workforce. 

 

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Why is it important?

Underrepresented groups who initially declare a STEM field when entering college, exit those fields in droves (either by switching to a non-STEM major or dropping out of college altogether). 

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Why do we exist?

By equipping our students with both technical and professional skills we endeavor to provide them the skills to flourish in high-demand and high-paying jobs.

 

We focus as much on teaching skills like public speaking, presentation, and accepting criticism as we do coding and architecture or design.  

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MEET OUR STAFF

Meet our dedicated staff and volunteers who work tirelessly to ensure our program is elite. 

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OUR PROGRAM

Want to know more about how our program works? Read more about what you can learn with us. 

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GET INVOLVED

Corprate or school partner, student or parent, volunteer or donor? Read more about how you can pitch in!

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