Announcement of New Board Officers


The Digital Harbor Foundation is pleased to announce the election of officers for new terms on the board. These include: Stephanie Rodriguez – Chair Frank Bonsal III – Vice-Chair Christofer Nelson – Secretary Tenille Patterson will continue to serve as Treasurer and, while stepping down from role as Interim Chair, David Stone will continue to … Continue reading Announcement of New Board Officers

Digital Harbor Foundation Announces Multi-Year Commitment by The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation


Grant to support maker and computer science education opportunities for Baltimore youth in the out-of-school time and educator professional development. BALTIMORE (January 17, 2019) — On the 6th Anniversary of opening the Digital Harbor Foundation (DHF) Tech Center in the former South Baltimore Rec Center, the Digital Harbor Foundation announced a multi-year commitment of $450,000.00 … Continue reading Digital Harbor Foundation Announces Multi-Year Commitment by The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation

6th Anniversary Showcase


Six years ago we held the Grand Opening for the launch of the Digital Harbor Foundation Tech Center. Forbes published “Commandeering The Decks: Baltimore’s Digital Harbor Tech Center” wrote at the time: “Beginning next week, the Digital Harbor Tech Center will offer Baltimore City Public School students what they need to innovate. This will happen through … Continue reading 6th Anniversary Showcase

Digital Harbor Foundation’s 5th Anniversary Showcase


More than 200 youth, parents, and community members attended Digital Harbor Foundation’s 5th Anniversary Showcase, one of our highest attended showcases to date. Youth presented projects such as a flashlight made out of recycled materials, an Arduino programmed lamp, and an Arduino-powered cardboard gauntlet. Sam Mitchell, Sorensen Wynn, and Eli Edmondson used Python programming to … Continue reading Digital Harbor Foundation’s 5th Anniversary Showcase

The Makerettes Present: Be the Light


At the beginning of the fall season, the Makerettes, DHF’s all female maker club, began plans for a collaborative community project. The basic framework of their plan was to involve the community in an ongoing project. At first, this simply involved creating an outdoor exhibition, but the Makerettes decided that they wanted to provide a … Continue reading The Makerettes Present: Be the Light

DHF Youth Profile: Sierra Seabrease


When Sierra Seabrease first enrolled in programs at DHF in the fall of 2013, she wasn’t interested in pursuing a career in tech. “I wanted to be a traveling photographer for National Geographic,” said Sierra, “I thought tech jobs were boring desk jobs with Microsoft Office. My mom sort of pushed me into it.” The … Continue reading DHF Youth Profile: Sierra Seabrease

Celebrating International Day of the Girl Child at DHF


Women today are often faced with the challenge of being largely underrepresented in the tech world, but at DHF, in contrast, women represent around 40% of participants in programs semester to semester. In an effort to give girls a platform in STEM, the young women of DHF partnered with Wide Angle Youth Media at the … Continue reading Celebrating International Day of the Girl Child at DHF

Video Celebrating Girls in STEM


Watch, like, and share this video to show your support for girls in STEM! On December 19, 2011, the United Nations General Assembly designated October 11th as the International Day of the Girl Child, or Day of the Girl. This day “focuses attention on the need to address the challenges girls face and to promote … Continue reading Video Celebrating Girls in STEM

Baltimore Youth Participate in Inaugural Youth Hackathon at DHF


In February, DHF youth member, Bella, approached our Youth Steering Committee with an idea to have a Youth Hackathon. The hackathon would be organized and hosted by the Youth Steering Committee and open to youth in the Baltimore area ages 12 to 18. The idea of the hackathon would be to create a space for … Continue reading Baltimore Youth Participate in Inaugural Youth Hackathon at DHF