Founded in 2012, ScriptEd is a non-profit organization that aims to increase access to careers in technology by offering computer programming classes in under-resourced high schools. ScriptEd's courses are taught by professional software developers on a volunteer basis, ensuring that students have exposure to the most up-to-date knowledge available and mentors in the field. ScriptEd students learn front-end web development, build interactive webpages, and gain industry experience through field trips, hackathons, advanced classes, and paid internship opportunities.
We currently serve more than 1,200 students in New York City and the San Francisco Bay Area.
ScriptEd has won the Dewey Winburne Community Service Award from South by Southwest, the Judges' Choice Award in the Millennial Impact Challenge from IGNITEgood and Huffington Post, the Teach for America Social Innovation Award, and the Emerging Innovator Award from American Express and Ashoka. ScriptEd has been recognized by the White House as a Champion of Change for Tech Inclusion, has been featured in Smithsonian, Time, Huffington Post, CBS and the Chronicle of Philanthropy, and its Co-Founder Maurya Couvares was a featured speaker at TEDxNYED.