Episode 257 | The Hidden Genius Project – Whole Humans

Source: developeronfire.com — Saturday, August 05, 2017
Guest: Hidden Genius @HiddenGeniusPro Sean Valentine and Landon Miller talk with Dave Rael about the Hidden Genius Project, mentoring and growing young black men, male role models, and human connections The Hidden Genius Project was founded in 2012 by five black male entrepreneurs/technologists who were unnerved by the dramatic juxtaposition between the high unemployment of black male youth and the plethora of career opportunities within the local technology sector. To address this challenge, the founders established a program to connect underserved, young black males with the skills, mentors, and experiences that they need to become high-performing entrepreneurs and technologists in a 21st century, global economy. Chapters: 1:33 – Dave introduces the show and Sean Valentine and Landon Miller from the Hidden Genius Project 4:48 – Sean’s mentoring work 6:49 – Landon’s story of making a difference and getting involved with the Hidden Genius Project 9:07 – How students get involved with the program 9:59 – The motivations of the Hidden Genius Project 14:20 – Helping young men find their community 19:17 – The value of leveraging people with different experiences 21:35 – The content of the program, both technical and non-technical 22:24 – The many faces of diversity 23:25 – The duration and mechanics of the Hidden Genius Project and alumni as junior educators 26:20 – Success stories 28:53 – Landon’s experiences with positive male role …

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