AnnieCannons teaches human trafficking survivors to code their way to empowerment, employment, and digital inclusion
of recent graduates earning dignified incomes.
increase in total graduate income through Sep 2020 vs. same period last year.
women of color served.
of 2020 operating expenses covered through agency revenue.
Named after astronomer Annie Jump Cannon--a pioneer for women in STEM--AnnieCannons aims to help survivors of human trafficking break the cycle of exploitation through tech-enabled jobs. A holistic approach provides survivors with the skills and experience to develop dignified, sustainable careers. Students receive:
AnnieCannons’ program is centered on a three-part model:
The model helps ensure that each program participant gains a diverse array of learning experiences and marketable skills.
Cisco has provided operational support and donated technology to enable AnnieCannons to:
During the Covid-19 crisis, AnnieCannons has pivoted rapidly and experienced a growth in agency demand and revenue.
“At AnnieCannons, we believe that technology can unlock opportunities for survivors to live the lives they deserve and innovate the solutions they want to see for a world without abuse.”Jessica Hubley, AnnieCannons co-founder and CEO
AnnieCannons’ graduates have earned more than $965k in total income applying their digital skills and utilizing their talents to build software.
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