STEM careers have some of the highest growth rates in the country, but our education system isn't adjusting to the times. The Advantage Learning Cooperative & Kids 4 Coding is an Atlanta startup dedicated to fixing that gap through introducing and revitalizing STEM education for kids from grades 2 through 12.
Atlanta is consistently listed among the top cities across the United States for entrepreneurs and innovation. As a city, we're more well known for our B2B, healthcare, security, and even entertainment startups and entrepreneurs. Looking into Atlanta's innovation ecosystem, it's clear that there's so much more than what you see at first glance.
Atlanta celebrated its innovation community the first weekend of October with Maker Faire Atlanta. The first Maker Faire Atlanta was in a Georgia Tech parking lot, but it has grown to be largest Maker Faire in the Southeast.
There are over 1 billion small farmers across the globe. The Kula Project is an Atlanta startup currently working with 20 Rwandan farmers to create sustainable farms and communities.
TechieChic is a startup determined to revolutionize the technology field. TechieChic (pronounced "Techie Chick") was founded by Erica Baity to address the gender disparity she has witnessed throughout her career in technology.