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COVID-19

Our efforts are now focused on online programming for students to ensure they receive direct support based on their needs and interests.

Mission

To provide students with the information they need to excel in their lives, improve their community, and master their minds.

Vision

Melvina Masterminds is a space to engage lifelong learning in the STEM + Arts fields while providing life skills to empower each member to excel and therefore strengthen the community and society-at-large.

Community

The center is taking a collaborative approach to assist with making sure that there is an opportunity for community members to learn and grow.

Virtual Bootcamp
open enrollment

Over 8 weeks, students will work on projects focused on their specific area of interest. All workshops and coaching sessions will be aligned with STEAM. Students will also receive career coaching and small group cohort opportunities to further explore their interests and opportunities for a bright future.

EVENT GALLERY

15

Feb
2020

All-Star Weekend Pitch Competion

Inaugural Business Pitch Competition in partnership with Envolve Global.

29

Jan 2020

Professional Mixer

Community Event bringing in 2020!

22
JUN
2019
3-D Printing & Coding Pop-Up

Moderator: Great Books Foundation    Equipment provided by: Urban Tech Academy + Englewood Enterprise Gallery + Erick Bryant

30
Mar
2019
AR/VR/eSports Pop-Up

Sugar Gamers moderated the discussion + provided equipment.

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Melvina Moments

Techstars Startup Weekend – Chicago – August 2019

2nd Place Winner – College Connect

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Hannibal Buress Is Building An Arts And Technology Center For The Future Masterminds Of The West Side

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The Building

A state-of-the-art building that provides spaces with amenities to allow members to train, develop, and master their own minds.

The center is taking a collaborative approach to assist with making sure that there is an opportunity for community members to learn and grow beyond the limits they currently have set for or against themselves

LET’s CREATE A PLACE OF ENGAGEMENT AND EXECUTION