Equality Can't Wait Challenge

Doubling Critical Sector Careers and Female Entrepreneurship: The Next Frontier

Base 11

Base 11 will provide women and underrepresented students with awareness and access to fast-growing Critical Sector/Entrepreneurial careers, resulting in higher wages, job security, and leadership opportunities.

Last Updated: January 2022
Competition Participation
Equality Can't Wait Challenge
Equality Can't Wait Challenge
STEM education
Current Work Location(s):
  • Arizona, United States
  • Ohio, United States
  • Maryland, United States
  • Pennsylvania, United States
  • California, United States
  • Georgia, United States
  • Michigan, United States
  • Texas, United States
  • Illinois, United States
  • New York, United States
Priority Population(s):
  • Adults
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Students
Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs):
  • 4. Quality education
  • 5. Gender equality
  • 8. Decent work and economic growth

Executive Summary

Base 11 has accelerated STEM education, careers, and entrepreneurship for 12,400 high-potential, low-resource female and underrepresented students. In 2020, we launched the Next Frontier Initiative to impact 100,000 students by 2030. The Next Frontier Initiative squarely focuses on training and reskilling students and displaced workers, preparing them for critical-sector STEM careers predicted to be the fastest-growing, highest paid, most secure and influential over the next 20 years. With your support, we will increase STEM education, paid internships/fellowships, mentorships, career placement, wages, leadership opportunities, and public perception for 30,000 women in five years by scaling our highly effective model implemented through 43+ partnerships with community colleges, universities, historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs), and industries. We will double underrepresented female participants and partners in HBCUs and industry. In addition, we will increase leadership programs, entrepreneurship, and public perception of Women's Power and Influence; program accessibility (virtual learning/apps that foster community); and critical sector pathways and facilities.

Organization Details
Lead Organization

Base 11

website: https://base11.com/
Organization Headquarters
California, United States
Organization ID
Number of Full-time Employees
< 10
Annual Operating Budget
$1.0 to 5 Million

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