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Thanh Tran

Thanh Tran is a serial entrepreneur that founded AccelerateKID to teach kids grades K-8 about STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) education and entrepreneurship including computer programming, game design, robotics and digital arts. The supplemental education, after-school startup has two teaching centers, nearly 50 partnerships including schools and libraries, and have taught over 5500 young students since 2013. He is an Advisory Board member at Schoolcraft College, the Oakland County Technical Schools, and the Michigan STEM Partnership. Thanh runs the DNewTech meetup since 2010 to support the Detroit startup community and founded Accelerate4KIDS, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, in 2016 to provide computer science education to underprivileged communities and schools.