Mission Statement

Our Mission

  Kids Interested in Technology, Engineering and Science (KITES) Inc, is an educational non-profit organization whose primary mission is to seek out underrepresented kids and expose them to the wonders and fascination of the sciences in order to ignite in them a life-long love of science, and by doing that, uncover the brilliance and potential that lies in every child.

Our Vision

Our vision is for America to have a more racially diversified STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) workforce.

Our Promise

We promise to:


  • Seek out and deliver high quality STEM programs
  • Respect cultural and linguistic differences
  • Work to demystify the anxiety and fear associated with STEM education
  • Create an environment that promotes learning
  • Teach time management and prioritizing skills
  • Create rapport and trust
  • Help students succeed