Giving Back the MESA Way

Giving Back the MESA Way

With the Covid-19 pandemic forcing students to learn from home and live through a new reality, one MESA student took the MESA Way to heart.  Zuriel Joven started 3-D printing face shields for medical workers from his home because he saw a shortage of the personal...
Mentorship Leads to Results

Mentorship Leads to Results

Research shows having a mentor increases confidence, retention and job placement rates particularly among historically underrepresented ethnic groups. MESA’s mentorship program works to pair MESA students from universities and community colleges with a...
MESA Has a New Look!

MESA Has a New Look!

MESA’s looking fab at 50! We got a makeover for our next 50 years of STEM success! Guided by input from both internal and external partners, we developed a fresh, powerful and relatable new brand. Explore the new look and feel on our website, which features a...
Thank you, Oracle

Thank you, Oracle

Once again, Oracle Academy is boosting computer science literacy where it’s most needed.  Oracle Academy equipped MESA teachers with tools and training that will lead to thousands of students at low-performing schools getting hands-on experience in coding. Eight...
Never Settle: An Alumni Profile

Never Settle: An Alumni Profile

MESA alumnus Jeffrey Aparicio shares his path and how he inspired his little brother to succeed. “My parents came to America and decided to settle in San Jose California because a relative lived there. We shared a two bedroom apartment with my uncle and my father’s...
Connecting Students, Industry to Launch STEM Careers

Connecting Students, Industry to Launch STEM Careers

More than 200 diverse and driven undergrads descend on downtown Los Angeles in a step towards becoming the diverse leaders of tomorrow’s tech and engineering workforce. MESA’s Student Leadership Conference brings together hand-picked engineering and computer...