Sep 11, 2017 Recia Lee
Written by Matthew Chan
Possessing an innate interest in the field of education and teaching the next generation of kids, Emmie developed the Wonder-Space Technology Summer Camps in 2002, the largest summer technology camp in Texas used in over 35 school districts serving hundreds of thousands of students. It was designed to help kids learn about technology outside the narrow confines of academics – featuring subjects such as Game Design & Social Media.
In January 2014, Emmie founded Camperoo, now known as FutureLeague, it is a Y-Combinator backed startup that focuses on educating kids aged 6 – 12 about engineering and programming with a decent mix of soft skills like teamwork, creativity and design thinking. All this is made possible through a progressive structure of projects, small challenges and competitions, along with supportive mentoring throughout.
Based in Houston, California, FutureLeague covers Grades 1- 8 through a segmented programs to ensure that the pace of learning is apt for the right ages. These 10 – 20 week programs have already been adopted by various schools and over 1,000 kids have participated in such programs.
Not just limited to the young generation, FutureLeague has also hosted corporate team building events with Fortune 500 companies to teach them 21st century skills that include design thinking and innovation.
Our ticket store will open on 5th June at 9am Singapore time (GMT +8). As the tradition goes, the first 24 hours are -50% off, in all ticket categories. However, this year we have added little something extra. Pre-register here and we’ll give you additional twenty-four hours of half-priced tickets before anyone else even gets […]
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The author is General Manager at Collision 8, a coworking space located in downtown Singapore that has the honor of hosting the Slush Singapore team and many other startups, small businesses, investors, corporates, and innovators from diverse industries and backgrounds. Singapore has an employee engagement problem. According to The 2015 SHRM/ Globoforce Employee Recognition […]
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