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The Turning Point Fund for Black Women in STEM

The Turning Point Fund is not just an investment in individuals; it is an investment in the future of STEM.

The Turning Point Fund aims to raise the world’s largest investment vehicle for Black women in STEM. This fund will provide the lifelines and catalysts that empower our gifted fellows to surmount adversity, defy the odds, and continue their STEM journeys. Your support provide holistic resourcing that covers academic, skill building, and experiential learning opportunities.

Why Now?
The Turning Point Fund emerges as a critical intervention to address pressing challenges highlighted by the data:

  • Economic Reality of Fellows: Financial hurdles are the #1 reason students stop-out or drop-out of college. Less than 20% of students from the bottom-two income quartiles complete a degree within 6 years of starting. Students from lower-socioeconomic backgrounds make up an increasing share of the college talent pipeline (over 50% of K-12 students qualify for free or reduced lunch).
  • Academic Reality of Fellows: Nearly 50% of Black women drop out of STEM majors by sophomore year. The global talent deficit projected by 2030 presents a critical economic challenge, with potential losses reaching a staggering $162 billion. Investing in human capital offers a promising solution.

Join us in reshaping the destiny of Black women in STEM, for within their stories, we discover the power to transform the world.

Raised
$4,745
Next milestone
$7,500

$1,200 Annual recurring total

The Turning Point Fund for Black Women in STEM

The Turning Point Fund is not just an investment in individuals; it is an investment in the future of STEM.

The Turning Point Fund aims to raise the world’s largest investment vehicle for Black women in STEM. This fund will provide the lifelines and catalysts that empower our gifted fellows to surmount adversity, defy the odds, and continue their STEM journeys. Your support provide holistic resourcing that covers academic, skill building, and experiential learning opportunities.

Why Now?
The Turning Point Fund emerges as a critical intervention to address pressing challenges highlighted by the data:

  • Economic Reality of Fellows: Financial hurdles are the #1 reason students stop-out or drop-out of college. Less than 20% of students from the bottom-two income quartiles complete a degree within 6 years of starting. Students from lower-socioeconomic backgrounds make up an increasing share of the college talent pipeline (over 50% of K-12 students qualify for free or reduced lunch).
  • Academic Reality of Fellows: Nearly 50% of Black women drop out of STEM majors by sophomore year. The global talent deficit projected by 2030 presents a critical economic challenge, with potential losses reaching a staggering $162 billion. Investing in human capital offers a promising solution.

Join us in reshaping the destiny of Black women in STEM, for within their stories, we discover the power to transform the world.

Raised
$4,745
Next milestone
$7,500

$1,200 Annual recurring total

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Black Sisters in STEM (Black SiS) helps Black Gen Z women breaking into STEM careers share, learn, and get hired.

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    Raised
    $4,745
    Next milestone
    $7,500

    $1,200 Annual recurring total

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