About

Mouse is a national youth development nonprofit that believes in technology as a force for good.

Technology with Purpose

We empower all students to create with technology to solve real problems and make meaningful change in our world. We are committed to creating more diversity in STEM and opening opportunities for students from underserved communities across the country.

Mouse Stories:

Ioana
Graphic Designer, Developer, Artist

“Mouse gives young people agency and the feeling that they then can make it happen. Once you think about using technology for a purpose, it becomes integral to who you are.”

View story>

Mouse Stories:

Juan
Developer, Technologist

“Mouse taught me the importance of giving back and inspired me to start my own business. Beyond technology, Mouse sparked confidence in me.”

View story>

Mouse Stories:

Zainab
Creator, Innovator, Maker of Change

“Being involved in Mouse made me who I am. Mouse taught me to believe in myself and to create something that will have a lasting impact.”

View story>

Mouse Stories:

Ryan
Senior Analyst, Developer, Problem Solver

“Through Mouse, I learned how to analyze and solve problems, and how to relate to people. Mouse taught me that technology always has a human element. I saw the potential in me through Mouse.”

View story>

Mouse Stories:

Kim
Immigrant, Womxn, Creative Innovator

“My experiences with Mouse created a part of my identity and helped me to realize the importance of technology is how you can positively impact people.”

View story>

Mouse Stories:

Leroy
Technician, Creator, Change Maker

“Through Mouse, I met individuals that shared the same passions and interests, who came together around a common goal, became friends, and worked as a force toward something good.”

View story>

Mouse Stories:

Riley
Entrepreneur, Change Maker

“Mouse inspired me to pursue technology in 7th grade. Mouse sparked my curiosity, helped me to develop persistence, and taught me the invaluable role of mentorship."

View story>

Mouse Stories:

Sarah
Innovator, Educator, Presenter

“Mouse definitely changed the way I think about technology and what I want to do in the future. It’s important because this is why I want to learn. I want to make a project that will help someone and be part of something big.”

View story>

Mouse Stories:

Anthony
Engineer, Designer, Inventor

“Through Mouse, I’ve designed new projects every year. I have more confidence, feel more natural presenting, and have developed skills in 3D printing and design, coding and engineering accessible devices.”

View story>

Mouse Stories:

Malcolm
Programmer, Leader, Designer

"With Mouse, we are involved in determining the problem to solve and designing the solution, which is what you really need in the real world.”

View story>

Mouse Stories:

Mickell
Designer, Gamer, Technologist

“Mouse changed my life. Being involved has helped me to see things from a different perspective and how to create something that I care about for someone else.”

View story>

Mouse Stories:

Kaylah
Coder, Engineer, Educator

“Mouse has been a big influence in my life. Through Mouse, I’ve learned about leadership and teamwork, and how I can create cool things for someone else. It’s helped me to see how I can better the world through technology.”

View story>

Mouse Stories:

Karila
Engineer, Musician Coder,

“Mouse has opened my eyes to the idea of design. I’ve learned that tech with purpose means going beyond what’s given to you to implement something bigger. It’s rewarding to be part of something that will make someone’s life a little easier.”

View story>

Mouse Stories:

Carlos
Programmer, Project Manager, Designer

“Mouse was the best thing I have done in my life. It’s opened doors that would not have been opened in any other way.”

View story>

Mouse Stories:

Navisha
Innovator, Designer, Engineer

“I feel proud to be a women pursuing interests in engineering. Many think it is a major for men. I want to change that thought in society. Women can do this too. In my country, women are limited in what they can do. Women can do everything.”

View story>

Mouse Stories:

Omar
Innovator, Designer, Engineer

“Mouse has taught me how to help other people—learn from them, think for them, and design for them.”

View story>

Mouse Stories:

Abraham
Project Manager, Educator, Mentor

"Mouse has been an amazing experience. It is great knowing that I could create something that would change someone’s life.”

View story>

Mouse Stories:

Isabela
Green Technology Activist, Project Manager, Marketer

“Mouse has been life changing. When I joined Mouse, I knew this is what I wanted to do. Being involved with Mouse has help me to become a better presenter, helped my social skills, and given me that final push out of the shy zone.”

View story>

Mouse Stories:

Peizhu
Designer, Innovator

“Going through the design process Mouse teaches has helped me in life. It’s not just about drawing on paper--it’s about creating an idea and following through with it.”

View story>

Mouse Stories:

Khaleel
Designer, Innovator, Change Maker

All I have done during the past 4 years -- Mouse helpdesk, Mouse projects, Hurricane Sandy, has helped me to solidify my ideas in what I believe in -- to be a citizen of change.”

View story>

Our Team at Mouse

Board of Directors

Officers

Amy Kadomatsu
Chair, Mouse
Co-founder and President, ROKO Labs

Caroline McCarthy
Vice Chair, Mouse
Vice President, Communications and Content, true[X] media

Dawn Barber
Secretary, Mouse
Co-Founder, New York Tech Meetup

Robin Griffiths
Treasurer, Mouse
Executive Director, Finance & Infrastructure, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

Rashmy Chatterjee
Chief Marketing Officer, IBM, North America

Ted Cohen
Managing Partner, TAG Strategic

Tony DiSanto
Managing Director, North America Infrastructure, Citigroup

Byrne Doyle
Senior Vice President, Best Buy Co.

Omari Edwards
Founder, Beak

Matt Greenfield
Managing Partner, Rethink Education

Scott Kaplan
Managing Director, KB Financial Partners

Joy Marcus
EVP and General Manager, Digital Video, Condé Nast Entertainment

Sheila Marmon
Founder & CEO, Mirror Digital Inc.

Jeanne P. Meyer
Founder, Watch This Space Consulting

Ejovi Nuwere
Senior Manager, Deloitte

Amanda O'Donnell
Finance Consultant, Intersection Co.

Daniel Rabuzzi
Executive Director, Mouse

Linda G. Roberts
National Consultant on Technology and Education

Carole Wacey
Vice President, Education, WNET New York Public Media

Blaze D. Waleski
Technology & Privacy Attorney

As a result of Mouse, students report:

88%
Improved creativity, problem solving, & team-building skills
87%
Increased confidence
85%
Better prepared for college
83%
Believe they can make a difference in the world
75%
More motivated to pursue a career in STEM