INCLUSIVITY ADVOCATE

Kyra Sanders attended Texas A&M University where the GTF Scholars program helped her find a welcoming community.

MEDICALLY MINDED

Kayla DeAnda knew she wanted to work in a medical career so she chose an ECHS with a STEM focus. The GTF Scholars program helped her earn a biochemistry degree from the University of North Texas.

THE POWER OF MENTORING

GTF Scholar Ruben Valdez leaned on his mentor to make it through his freshman year studying computer science at Texas A&M University. Then he became a mentor himself.

ACCELERATING THE STEM WORKFORCE FOR TEXAS

In 2015, Educate Texas partnered with like-minded foundations and corporations to fund the Texas STEM Degree Accelerator program to combat the state’s projected shortfall of 1 million STEM workers by 2018.

RESILIENCE AND OPPORTUNITY ON THE HIGH PLAINS

A near-peer mentoring program in West Texas helps high school students and adult learners map a path to college or a credential that will help them build a sustainable future for themselves.

TECH STAR RISING

Meet GTF Scholar Megan Skorzewski from Taylor, Texas, who aspires to be a tech leader and work at the intersection of business and cybersecurity.