Students Participate in Hackathon for Beyond Innovation

May 30, 201849ers STEM Leadership Institute

The 49ers and the 49ers STEM Leadership Institute (SLI) were featured in an article on the Sports Techie website by Tom Taylor. He discusses the Hackathon that occurred last week in association with the Beyond Innovation: On Tuesday, the San Francisco 49ers Foundation hosted 47 teens at a mini-hackathon at Levi’s Stadium. The students, who ranged from eighth … Read More

SVEF’s Mock Interview Program Featured in the Mercury News

May 21, 2018College Readiness

Silicon Valley Education Foundation (SVEF) helped to run a Mock Interview Extravaganza, about which Robert Salonga recently wrote in the Mercury News: When hundreds of seniors graduate from Independence High School this week, many will head to college or straight into the workforce. Either way, thanks to an innovative student-training program, a good number of … Read More

Students on KQED Radio

May 3, 201849ers STEM Leadership Institute

This week Santa Clara High School’s journalism class was featured on KQED Radio’s Youth Takeover, including work from three 10th grade students from the 49ers STEM Leadership Institute. Samantha & Vincent did a piece about libraries interviewing Emma (another SLI 10th grader), and Sam spoke about public speaking. To listen to their stories, you can visit … Read More

49ers SLI Teams Compete in Tech Challenge!

May 2, 201849ers STEM Leadership Institute

Last weekend, teams from all over the bay area competed in Tech Challenge 2018: Drop & Dash. This year, SLI sent eleven teams from Cabrillo Middle School and nine teams from Santa Clara High School. As the San Jose Tech Museum website describes, “This signature program of The Tech invites teams of students in Grades 4-12 … Read More