About Video Game Palooza
Video Game Palooza is a non-profit 501c3 foundation dedicated to motivating interest in STEM research and learning among America’s youth by tapping into students’ natural passion for playing and making video games. We create STEM games and training courseware for students in grades K-12 to teach them critical hands-on skills in engineering, science, technology and mathematics.KEEP READING›
We EDUCATE by creating STEM games and training courseware for students in grades K-12 to teach them critical hands-on skills in engineering, science, technology and mathematics.
We INSPIRE by creating contests and courseware that guide students to follow their passions by connecting them with dedicated industry mentors in their chosen field of interest.
Diversity In Gaming
STEM learning through Computer Science skills and concepts should be taught to every child. We make technology education accessible, engaging, and fun for children around the world! Women hold only 27% of all Computer Science jobs, and less than 20% of bachelors degrees in Computer Science are awarded to women, according to the National Centre for Education Statistics....
Video Game Palooza will do our part to help create awareness and drive action to further this goal. By implementing our programs and working with key women who are leaders in the video game industry, we will achieve our target goal/mission together. With our focus and support for diversity we will create and fund programs...
Exposure and education—both formal and informal—will likely help send the message that STEM careers can help fulfill the desire to solve problems in the world and make the world a better place. Support and encouragement for STEM interest from adults, including parents, teachers, relatives, and mentors, goes a long way with girls ...
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