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Mentorship + community for students with disabilities and industry professionals in tech.

If you’re a student living with a visible or invisible disability, or an employee in any part of the tech industry — we welcome you to join our community as a mentee or mentor.

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What we do

We work with universities & tech companies to run collaborative mentorship programs that support students with disabilities.

We partner with companies to give them access to our growing community - an untapped pool of talent.

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The Mentorship Program

We kickstart and support mentoring relationships between students with disabilities & industry professionals.

“In my nearly 20 years of experience working at corporates, there’s been no training on working with people with disabilities.”

Kalpana Sanghrajka, Mentor

“My mentor has encouraged me to challenge the status quo and the limitations that both I, and society, have put on myself.”

Julia Romare, Mentee

“The NextBillion.org community and my mentor have been a huge gift to me in the midst of this season.”

Michael Hoover, Mentee

“I'm thrilled I had this chance to tell someone in my shoes what I wish someone had told me.”

Sandy Woodruff, Mentor
About the Mentorship Program

1.3 billion people in the world live with a visible or invisible disability. Our mission is to empower them to reach their full potential.

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