About Us

 

About Us

OCKidsFIRST, a 501(C)(3) Not-For-Profit Organization (Tax ID: 27-2585579) supporting
STEM education through hands-on learning experience. The miniMAKEathon and the 1-hr Workshop series introduce
K - 12 students to STEM and helps them explore, build, create and discover their interest through hands-on projects.

Mission

Support Hands-on STEM Education.
Organize and support high energy minimakathon STEM events in OC and surrounding areas.
Partner and and collaborate with industry and educational institutions to promote STEM education K- 16
Provide events that will inspire the youths to pursue STEM education and career
Promote creative problem solving and soft skills.
Provide industry partners a platform to identify students with STEM skills for internship and potential job opportunities
Provide industry partners a plaform to articulate 21st Century Workforce skills and knowledge needs.