ABOUT US

OUR STORY


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

OUR IMPACT SO FAR


100%

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

50%

Budget growth yearly

2:3

Of our adult graduates secured employment in 2017

80%

Graduation rate across programs

1500+

Youth & young adults served to date

A YOUNG & DIVERSE LEADERSHIP TEAM


Jerelyn, Bronx-native and graduate from Columbia University, 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, entrepreneur, product specialist and web developer. He led the launch of BXL Bronx Business Incubator where he coached over 50 startups and businesses. He is also Founder and Chief Technical Consultant at 718 Digital Inc, a Bronx based technology consultancy.

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 that passionately believes 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 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 to build a successful career.

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