ABOUT US

OUR STORY


We are a team of diverse, innovative leaders who are passionate about building up the Bronx by developing talent in youth and young adults by providing technical training and professional development expertise.

OUR IMPACT SO FAR


100%

of staff are people of color and hail from the same communities as fellows

50%

budget growth year after year

2 out of 3

of adult graduates secured employment in 2017

80%

graduation rate across programs

1500+

youth & young adults served to date

A YOUNG & DIVERSE LEADERSHIP TEAM


Bronx-native, Jerelyn is a graduate from Columbia University and developed a career in city politics and education. In 2016 she was named on the Forbes’ 30 Under 30 Education list and is currently on the leadership council for South Bronx Rising Together, a board member at Creo College Prep and the KIPP Foundation.

Jerelyn Rodriguez, Co-Founder & CEO

Joe brings a wealth of experience from a successful career as an incubator manager, intrapreneur, product specialist and web developer. He led the launch of BXL Bronx Business Incubator where he coached over 50 startups and businesses and is Founder and Chief Technical Consultant of a Bronx based technology consultancy, 718 Digital Inc.

Joe Carrano, Co-Founder & CTO

The Knowledge House empowers and sustains a talent pipeline of technologists, entrepreneurs, and digital leaders, who will uplift their communities out of poverty.

We are a social change organization who passionately believes that young people should be given the opportunity to succeed regardless of their financial circumstances or background. We educate, empower and mentor students, from low-income communities with the technology and workplace skills needed to build a successful career in the tech industry.

Through our digital skills programs, The Knowledge House is transforming the tech industry by building an army of talented workers equipped with the latest skills needed in today’s economy.

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