Digital NEST members created this website for New Way Homes, a nonprofit working to solve chronic and veteran homelessness.
Digital NEST members created this website for a small business in Watsonville that produces and distributes powdered mole, made with ground chiles, nuts, herbs and spices.
Digital NEST members created this website for an open farm tour in Watsonville.
Applied Motion Products hosted 3D modeling and printing workshop students from Digital NEST for a tour of the Watsonville headquarters, including seeing a large format, commercial 3D printer in action. Applied Motion Products benefits directly from a pool of tech savvy employees, like Digital NEST members, in Watsonville.
This nonprofit brings professional and tech skills to the kids of Watsonville, California, with hopes of creating a diverse, skilled talent pool for nearby Silicon Valley.
Happy July! We’re now in the heart of our summer programs. NEST members are putting the finishing touches on their maps of local ecology and communities, while the all-girl tech blog, Athena, is getting ready to go online. School’s out for the summer—but for Digital NEST members, innovation is in.
Young entrepreneurs participating in “Introduction to Building Your Own Business,” Digital Nest and Slingshot SV’s first week-long institute of the summer were challenge to find a passion, design a business around that passion, and pitch that business to a panel of local investors.
It’s been a milestone month for us! We’ve placed our first member in a job requiring skills he developed entirely at the NEST, UCSC’s Surf Club took 14 NEST girl members out surfing, and Second Harvest provides regular options of fresh fruits, vegetables, and snacks to members.
ETR members had the pleasure of participating in the 35th annual Human Race Walkathon and Fun Run to help raise funds for the Digital NEST, a non-profit in Watsonville, CA, that seeks to create a safe space for under-represented youth while encouraging them to explore and pursue an entrepreneurial spirit.