In 2016 we embarked on a research project to determine if and how the WOW Farm Internship Program delivers on its goal to help teens develop skills that translate into achievement in the economic world beyond WOW. We are delighted to share the findings of our research in the following […]
Game Theory Academy (GTA) is recruiting two new Instructors in 2017 to deliver GTA’s innovative financial decision-making curriculum to low-income youth in Oakland and Richmond. A qualified candidate must demonstrate an aptitude for microeconomics, as that forms the basis of our innovative curriculum, and a passion for money management. Our current […]
We are almost there! Thank you to everyone who has given so far. On #GivingTuesday we raised $11,880: we are now less than $1,200 away from our goal! Donate today to get us to 100% before the end of the year. Learn more about our impact. On September 1st, Game Theory Academy […]
In 2015, Game Theory Academy raised $5,375 during East Bay Gives. That was our first year participating in the national day of local giving driven by community foundations nationwide, and we were overjoyed at how many new and returning donors responded to our call to action. For East Bay Gives […]
By Bryant Landeros This summer I was an intern at Game Theory Academy. My mentor was Preunky Akther. She leads the Oakland Youth Friendly Business Network project, which promotes businesses that help young people with career exploration. In every job you start with basics. I too started with simple tasks […]
By Trish Dillon, GTA Outreach Coordinator I began working at Game Theory Academy as the Outreach Coordinator in February 2012. There were only three of us in a small office: Executive Director Trish Johnson, Instructor Michele Thorne, and myself. Although I had experience working in the non-profit sector I wasn’t […]
Game Theory Academy (GTA) is recruiting an Outreach Manager to work closely with GTA’s team of instructors to recruit youth participants for our programs – via outreach to Bay Area schools, community organizations and an extensive network of youth advocates – as well as maintain contact with students after they […]
This winter GTA has launched a new and very exciting collaboration with WOW Farm, a small urban farm in West Oakland. To learn more, visit the project web site (www.wowfarm.biz) and like our Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/WowFarm).
Many thanks to the students, partners and donors who made 2011 an incredible year for Game Theory Academy. View the GTA 2011 Annual Report.