Connect is a new learning initiative from XPRIZE that democratizes access to learning through technology, empowering the next generation of innovators to follow their interests and develop skills for the oncoming, fully digital world.

Children and adolescents under 18 account for an estimated

1 in 3

internet users around the world

Globally,

of future jobs will need digital skills

Underrepresented racial and ethnic groups make up

27%

of the U.S. population but comprise only 11% of the STEM workforce

Pulling the future forward requires investing in the potential of young people.

XPRIZE is empowering young learners through challenges, learning resources, and experiences, giving them access to the tools they need to help build a better future.

Help us create a bold, equitable, and sustainable future for young people through technology.

CODE GAMESCHALLENGE

Calling innovators ages 10-18 to our global game-making challenge. Enter. Create. Compete. Win cash.

Register

STAY INTHE KNOW

Connect is on a mission to help youth learn, create, and experience a positive future through challenges, free resources, and events. Stay updated on our initiative.

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FUND THEFUTURE

Bridge gaps in access to learning and technology and support the XPRIZE’s first youth-focused initiative. Contributions will help develop new challenges, free learning resources, and immersive experiences.

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Meet the team

MonicaGroves
PROJECT MANAGERPRIZE OPERATIONS
BrianneWard
PROJECT SPECIALISTXPRIZE CONNECT

Advisory Board

Adolfo Ferrer Jaime
FOUNDER AND SHERPALIKS.CO
AndrewE.
YOUTH MEMBER
Carolie SlyPhD
SCIENCE AND ENVIRONMENTALCURRICULUM DESIGNERAND TEACHER TRAINER
DaquannaHarrison
FOUNDER, ELEVATION EDUCATIONAL CONSULTING GROUP
DerekE.
YOUTH MEMBER
DwayneMatthews
CHIEF INNOVATION EVANGELISTAND EDUCATION STRATEGIST
FennaGatty
SCIENCE AND ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION TEACHER, PROJECT LEAD THE WAY
HanifaK.F. Mponji
EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATIONAND EARLY LITERACY LEARNING SPECIALIST
JordanN.
CO-CEOCO-OUTREACH DIRECTORFUNDRAISING DIRECTOR
Dr. KarenWilson
NEUROPSYCHOLOGIST
LaraJeremko
FOUNDER AND MANAGINGPARTNER OF BEYOND VENTURES