2020 Cultivator Award
Sylvester Mobley, title of Coded by Kids
Sylvester Mobley is the founder and CEO of youth tech education nonprofit, Coded by Kids (CbK) which works to increase access to tech education opportunities for those who are underrepresented in tech, especially children of color. Sylvester works to ensure that every child has the support and resources to become the next generation of tech and innovation leaders. Under his leadership, CbK has grown from serving fewer than 15 children to more than 500 students per week in schools and community centers in three states.
Nucleus Cultivator Award
Recognizes outstanding contributions in creating a diverse and inclusive talent pipeline in the STEM sectors. The awardee has demonstrated leadership and commitment in building a sustainable workforce that represents the community at large.