Dear Kapor Center, Kapor Capital, & SMASH community members:

We at the Kapor Center know you’ve received multiple updates about what different organizations are doing in the face of this COVID-19 global crisis. It is important to us to share with you our thinking and commitments during this time of great uncertainty.


Kapor Center Building

In 2019, the Kapor Center, Kapor Capital, and SMASH have many exciting accomplishments we’re delighted to share with you.

Our mission remains clear: we’re dedicated to removing barriers to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education and tech careers for underrepresented people of color and increasing diversity in the tech ecosystem.

How do we do this? We take a comprehensive approach to addressing barriers at every stage of the tech pipeline: from K-12 education through the workplace and implementing STEM education programs, conducting research, building inclusive tech ecosystems, and investing in social impact startups.

Some key highlights include:

  • SMASH Expansion…


2018 was a year of many milestones! We are proud of the work we’ve done to level the playing field in tech across all phases of the pipeline.

Check out our infographic below.

Happy New Year!

Kapor Center

The Kapor Center is relentlessly pursuing creative strategies to leverage tech for positive, progressive change.

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