HYPE in the News

HYPE One of Five Atlanta Changemakers to receive Civic Impact Loan Fund Award

ATLANTA — October 21, 2020 — Five Atlanta civic-minded social ventures including Learning in Color, The LIFE School, HYPE, Small Bites Adventure Club, and Elevating Equity were awarded a total of $265,000 as they seek to scale their businesses and expand their impact in the communities they serve. The 2020 recipients are: Carol Bowman | Learning…
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HYPE selected into Atlanta’s Women Entrepreneurship Initiative (WEI) 2020 Cohort

Atlanta’s Women Entrepreneurship Initiative (WEI), a business incubator for early-stage, women-owned businesses, announced the fifteen members of its third cohort at the monthly meeting of Invest Atlanta’s Board of Directors. HYPE’s Founder, Kristina Smith-Newton, is one of the selected founders and the first non-profit organization founder to be initiated into the only municipally-funded program of…
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Kristina Smith’s Hope for Youth Program Tackles Diversity in STEM by Combining Technology, Travel, and Teaching

ATLANTA – March 30, 2018 – PRLog — This week – from April 1st through April 8th — Kristina Smith’s Hope for Youth program will be taking four female students from the greater Atlanta area to Nicaragua on a mission to teach school children coding skills. Hope for Youth (www.gethype.org) is a nonprofit organization that was founded in September 2017 by Smith…
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