Lay the foundation for the career you want—and the values and principles that will shape it.
Youth programs at DAE provide learn-by-doing development of 21st century skills in a rigorous, inclusive community where young people can explore, express, and plan for the impact they want to have in the world.
DAE New Haven
For high school students in New Haven Public Schools. This 12-month program prepares students to move directly into entry-level, high-growth-potential tech jobs, or to gain admission to premier higher ed programs in STEM disciplines.
DAE @ Synchrony Skills Academy
For high school students in Stamford Public Schools. This intensive 12-month program readies students to apply to top undergrad programs in computer science and digital media, or to launch their own entrepreneurial ventures after graduation.
If we are truly committed to the long-term health and growth of our most underserved young people, we must take responsibility for tending the soil in which their lives first take root.
— A.M. BHATT, FOUNDER + CEO
In their own words.
Hear what DAE alumni have to say about their experiences in our programs.