Through sponsoring the teaching of UX in a school, you will be directly transforming the lives of a future generation.

From encouraging more girls to pursue tech careers, to bridging the tech skills gap expected to only get worse, your donation will go towards giving children & young people from lower income families, underrepresented minorities & diverse demographics a chance at designing their future.

Sponsor a school, strengthen a society

For many years, misconceptions about tech have caused young women to overlook the fantastic opportunities available in the digital world.

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  • 27% of female students said they would consider a career in technology, compared to 61% of males
  • Only 3% of females say a career in technology is their first choice

The tech industry is predominantly white and male. BIPOC workers, women and LGBTQ+ employees still face discrimination, underrepresentation and inequality.

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  • Only 15% of the tech workforce are from BAME backgrounds
  • According to a 2016 report, Black and Latinx employees combined represented just 3% to 5% of employees at the 23 highest-grossing tech companies.

Tech skills like UX are now needed in almost every industry imaginable. Except, young people aren’t being taught those same skills.

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  • More than half (54%) of all employees will require significant reskilling by 2022
  • 37% of workers in Europe don’t have basic digital skills

The dramatic shift to online learning as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic has meant educational inequality has grown sharply.

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  • Higher-income students are more likely to know where to look for the best online classes thanks to better personal knowledge and social networks. Students from low-income backgrounds have less access to such information
  • Students in lower income schools are less likely to have teachers receiving training in how to integrate technology into their classroom

For many years, misconceptions about tech have caused young women to overlook the fantastic opportunities available in the digital world.

  • 27% of female students said they would consider a career in technology, compared to 61% of males
  • Only 3% of females say a career in technology is their first choice

The tech industry is predominantly white and male. BIPOC workers, women and LGBTQ+ employees still face discrimination, underrepresentation and inequality.

  • Only 15% of the tech workforce are from BAME backgrounds
  • According to a 2016 report, Black and Latinx employees combined represented just 3% to 5% of employees at the 23 highest-grossing tech companies.

Tech skills like UX are now needed in almost every industry imaginable. Except, young people aren’t being taught those same skills.

  • More than half (54%) of all employees will require significant reskilling by 2022
  • 37% of workers in Europe don’t have basic digital skills

The dramatic shift to online learning as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic has meant educational inequality has grown sharply.

  • Higher-income students are more likely to know where to look for the best online classes thanks to better personal knowledge and social networks. Students from low-income backgrounds have less access to such information
  • Students in lower income schools are less likely to have teachers receiving training in how to integrate technology into their classroom

Sponsoring is simple

Step 1

Book a free course demo to better understand the courses we offer

Step 2

Choose the school you’d like to sponsor, either of your own choice or one from our sponsor list

Step 3

Select the best sponsorship package for your company

Step 1

Book a free course demo to better understand the courses we offer

Step 2

Choose the school you’d like to sponsor, either of your own choice or one from our sponsor list

Step 3

Select the best sponsorship package for your company

Our sponsored schools

How do I get sponsored?

It couldn’t be easier for your school (or a school you know) to be put on our sponsor list. Just fill out our ‘Get sponsored’ form.

Become a sponsor

Thank you for your interest in being a sponsor. Please fill out the information below!

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Pricing starts at up to 30 students. Select the number of students to calculate your price. If you would like to sponsors schools with more than 150 students, please indicate that on the form below.

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FAQ

What does it mean to be a sponsor?

What does it mean to be a sponsor?

As a school sponsor, you will have the unique opportunity to see a group of students, large or small, discover the power of UX design. You will be contacted by Digital Influx twice a year to keep you updated with student progress.

What type of sponsorships are available?

What type of sponsorships are available?

Our sponsorship packages are tailored to you. Please see our sponsorship calculator.

Why is there lack of gender diversity in tech?

Why is there lack of gender diversity in tech?

Research shows that it starts at school, with girls less likely to study STEM subjects. Studies have also found that a lack of mentors and female role models in the industry discourages them.

How does sponsoring a school help bridge the gender gap in tech?

How does sponsoring a school help bridge the gender gap in tech?

By teaching young girls UX design, we can introduce them to a whole new side of tech to spark their interest. From there, they can begin to imagine a future in the industry.

Why does diversity in tech matter?

Why does diversity in tech matter?

Diversity is crucial in tech, as it ensures companies are creating products that cater for everyone, not just one section of society

How does sponsoring a school help make the tech industry more inclusive?

How does sponsoring a school help make the tech industry more inclusive?

Research indicates that the most effective diversity & inclusion strategy is to focus on creating an inclusive work environment. Because just as important as recruitment is retention. More tech companies need to create a safe space with a strong sense of belonging which all starts with empathy. It’s not only about hiring underrepresented minorities, it’s about making them feel valued.

Why is there a digital skills gap?

Why is there a digital skills gap?

Rapid advances in artificial intelligence (AI), robotics and other emerging technologies are changing the nature of the jobs that need to be done and the skills needed to do them. As a result, there is an alarmingly large shortage of skilled workers.

How does sponsoring a school help bridge the skills gap?

How does sponsoring a school help bridge the skills gap?

Our courses teach UX, one of the most in-demand skills of the future. In turn, it also introduces children to the industry and inspires them to learn more and discover opportunities.

How is my sponsorship money spent?

How is my sponsorship money spent?

Your money goes to providing our courses to schools who can’t afford them, and to developing new courses with the aim of building more diverse workforces and inclusive workplaces where women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ community and other underrepresented groups are adequately represented in the tech industry.

Digital Influx’s top priority is your child’s or student’s welfare. We have taken preventive action to create a safe and secure E-learning platform that protects them from harm, and empowers parents and teachers to understand the process behind what we do.