Change the world by changing the world of technology.
INCLUDE. ENABLE. INNOVATE.
Urban Innovation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Detroit, Michigan.
We diversify the base of technology employees and entrepreneurs
by supporting programs and organizations that balance inclusion with excellence.
WHAT WE DO
Below are our programs and partner organizations.
Access. Opportunity. Insight.
Digerati Girls is creating opportunities to increase the number of women and young girls in digital entrepreneurship and digital marketing careers.
Coming in 2015
An immersive physical space preparing hackers, makers and doers. Training ranges from front and back-end programming to preparation for network certification training. We blend a rigorous curriculum, real time work experience and one on one mentoring for the participants.
Your inside track to IT innovation
Urban Innovation hosts the Information Technology Showcase, a monthly meetup focused on a new and innovative technology. Participants learn about the technology and the best practices for its application. The Information Technology Showcase is for IT professionals and entrepreneurs as well as those interested in IT careers.
Awakening the Mature Geek
Sisters Code is a global social enterprise with a mission to educate, empower, and entice women ages 25 – 85 to explore the world of coding and technology.
There is a real business case for diverse, inclusive technology-based businesses.
The presence of different perspectives creates innovation and market value.