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The AIM Institute is an innovative not-for-profit that grows, connects, and inspires the tech talent community through career development and educational programs. Through these efforts, we improve thousands of lives across the Silicon Prairie.

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IM INSTITUTE IS THE ONLY nonprofit dedicated to building a connected community for Omaha’s tech talent. For more than 25 years, we have engaged with our community partners to provide life-changing education and career development to grow, connect and inspire the tech talent community across the Silicon Prairie. Our educational programs provide vital learning experiences and mentoring to grow future tech talent, and our career development services deliver inspirational, leading-edge training and career resources dedicated to advancing and converting talent into tech.

GIVING OPPORTUNITIES: • AIM is currently serving over 200 students weekly, but the need in our community is growing. To date, we have served on average 1,250 students a year but our goal is to reach 2,000 a year. We can take a student through an entire year of programming at the Brain Exchange for just $500, including instructors, technology, and even snacks during the programs. (aiminstitute.org/donate)

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: • Mentor a student––We have year-round volunteering opportunities available

Together with our community partners, in 2018 we: • Connected more than 11,700 youth to STEM education programs in local elementary, middle and high schools;

at The Brain Exchange, our youth education center that provides free tech educational experiences to students ages 7–17. (https://careerlink.com/brainexchange/volunteer/)

• Grew the local tech talent community by converting nearly 500 people into IT careers through our Interface Web School programs and Tech Concierge services;

expertise and build students’ knowledge and skills for the web. Your teaching contributions can increase the supply of technology talent for startups, small businesses, and corporations in the Midwest.

• Teach an Interface class or mentor an adult student––Share your

• Inspired more than 8,300 tech professionals through our HDC and Infotec conferences, IT leadership academies, Tech Celebration awards ceremony, and events hosted at The AIM Exchange in downtown Omaha.

With your help, AIM is building a community we need for the future we want.

WISH LIST: • A donation of $500 can support one student per year. (aiminstitute.org/donate) • The AIM Brain Exchange accepts donations of tech-related equipment (computers, robotics, electronic gear, and more), both working and non-working, for use in youth training programs • Sponsor an AIM event and help grow the tech talent community • Become an AIM community member • Sponsor an Interface student’s education • Hire a career-ready Interface graduate

AIM INSTITUTE 1905 Harney St. • Omaha, NE 68102 Phone (402) 345-5025 AIMInstitute.org President & CEO: Dr. Kandace R. Miller To volunteer contact: https://careerlink.com/brainexchange/volunteer/

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