The 8th annual Be the Difference Awards ceremony was held Tuesday in Santa Cruz. The ceremony, held by the Volunteer Center of Santa Cruz County, honored people and organizations for their service to the local community.
Thanks to the availability of conveniently located office space, Digital NEST plans to open its doors to the youth of Watsonville sooner than expected.
When it comes to the hotly debated issue of women in technology, male advocates are particularly important. Tech Crunch shares a list of 10 men working to get and keep more women in tech.
We’re in the home-stretch push to reach our first fundraising goal, but we need your help before November 30th.
A member of Americorps will be joining our staff to help develop our Volunteer component. It will be a college graduate who can work with us full time for 11 months to manage the volunteers.
Jacob Martinez and Jeremy Neuner were at NextSpace Santa Cruz today talking about Digital NEST.
Read about the 4 Major Components of the Digital NEST. The Digital NEST (Nurturing Entrepreneurial Skills with Technology) is a high-tech space located in the heart of Watsonville where young people master skills necessary to thrive in the high-tech, globally connected world in which we all live.
Jacob Martinez founded nonprofit Digital NEST to give Watsonville youth a shot at the tech economy, offering a place to learn and work out ideas.
Martinez is in the process of creating Digital NEST (Nurturing Entrepreneurial Skills with Technology), a Digital-Nest-Color-HorizontalTechnology Workforce Development Center. Digital NEST looks to revolutionize the way communities prepare youth and young adults for a workforce that requires them to have the skills to not only drive technological innovation but to diversify it. The mission is eliminating the digital divide between those who have access to technology and those who don’t.