We create chances for success

A place for every student

We are dedicated to serving the diverse Des Moines metro community and enthusiastically welcome students from all walks of life. Our programs are entirely free of charge, and prior experience is not required. We believe in providing an inclusive and accessible learning environment, ensuring that everyone has equal opportunities to participate and benefit.

Our Programs

Come join us on an exciting journey of growth and exploration through all of our programs!
Tech Mentorship Program

Over the course of 6 months, students learn critical technology and workforce readiness skills that equip them to compete in an increasingly digital world.

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Leadership Academy

The Pi515 Leadership Academy releases untapped potential in the next generation of leaders, innovators, and entrepreneurs. Participants work alongside Pi515 staff to execute a number of projects, including facilitating a program from start to finish, running social media, and working behind the scenes.

Click the link below to apply for the Spring 2023 cohort by February 3rd.

SMART Money Summer Program

Are you ready to learn how to make your money work for you? Register today for Pi515's SMART Money Summer Innovation Program!

This 3-week program provides students aged 14-22  an introduction to personal finance and money management. The program will begin in early June. Class meets three times a week in the afternoon. Transportation will be provided if needed. There is no cost, and no prior knowledge or experience is necessary.

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Girls' Entrepreneurship Summit

Created in response to the lack of support for female entrepreneurs in the state of Iowa, the Girls’ Entrepreneurship Summit unleashes untapped potential in future female innovators and entrepreneurs. Young women and girls gather and learn the skills and resources they need to launch their own businesses.

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High School Summer Internship

At the Pi515 High School Summer Internship, we empower the next generation of leaders and innovators. Our mission is to provide education, training, and work experience in technology  to refugee and underserved youth. By doing so, we enable them to achieve success, gain influence, and bring stability to their families and communities.

We are driven by a powerful vision. We strive to expose Pi515 interns to the world of coding, innovation, and critical thinking. Our goal is to transform lives by offering hands-on training, providing real-life learning opportunities, and instilling in each student a growth mindset—a persistent and joyful determination to overcome obstacles.

We teach real-life skills

The future of work is rapidly changing and future employees must be prepared to meet its demands. Our programs teach students the technical and professional skills they need to compete in the workforce.

Product Development
Web Design
Game Design
Virtual Reality

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