Established in 2014, ionic6 (i6) is a registered 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization based in NYC, that provides free computer science enrichment programs to at-risk minority youth.
Through our programs students learn to code, build robots, design and build mobile applications and leverage technology to solve problems. Students visit various Fortune 500 company headquarters to see technology at work in different industries and learn about potential career paths in computer science. The program also hosts guest speakers from industry who share their experiences and inspire students.
ionic6 has serviced approximately 200 students across New York City and Jersey City through its various program offerings, which include:
* Summer immersion programs
* In-school enrichment camps
* Weekend engineering programs
* Afterschool programs
* One-day events (e.g. Hour of Code, Scratch Day)