Kevin Wang

Mentors in Tech

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Kevin is a builder of bridges between education, technology, and industry to ensure social, economic mobility and opportunities for all students.

He is the founder of the Mentors in Tech program that helps overlooked and underserved tech students at smaller, less well known, accessible and affordable community colleges navigate and launch their careers through structured industry mentorship, industry and open source capstone projects, and employer connections. MinT has been recognized by the Community College Baccalaureate Association and the Geekwire Geeks Give Back Awards.

Previously, Kevin founded the Microsoft TEALS program, which has helped over 1,000 high schools across the US build successful, sustainable, and diverse computer science programs with industry volunteers from over 700 companies investing 1.2 million hours in the classroom. 

Kevin’s work has been featured in the New York Times, CNN, USA Today, and Univision. The founding and growth of TEALS is the subject of a Yale School of Management Case Study. Kevin holds a BS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from UC Berkeley and a Master of Education from Harvard University.


Unlocking Potential
Changing the Face of Tech


Per Scholas is proud to announce that we are winners of the 2023 Kristof Holiday Impact Prize, and we have been selected as a beneficiary of The New York Times Communities Fund. Contributions from these campaigns will fuel Per Scholas’ Career Access Fund, providing thousands of diverse learners in 2024 with everything they need to unlock their potential through tuition-free tech training.

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