Building the tech talent community

AIM Institute opens opportunities in the tech sector to everyone through education, career development, and outreach.

AIM Institute has fostered the growth of our tech sector for more than 25 years. Our vision is to help make Omaha a cutting-edge tech community where everyone can build a fulfilling tech career.

AIM promotes diversity and inclusion in the tech sector by making outstanding educational opportunities and career training accessible to all, from elementary school through adulthood.

AIM is an essential contributor to economic development in the Omaha area and beyond, developing, growing, and retaining local tech talent that is critical to the success of area companies and entrepreneurs.

AIM addresses the unique needs of each tech professional, new or experienced, by connecting them with the mentors, career navigators, and resources they need to expand their skills and tech network and build a fulfilling career.

OUR IMPACT

Check out our 2020 impact report to witness the full scope of our work building the tech community.

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OUR IMPACT

98%

Youth we serve graduate high school

$190,000,000

Community-wide annual economic impact

67,928

People trained in specialized tech fields

2/3rds

Participants are low income and/or first-generation college students

What we do

AIM removes barriers to tech education and increases access to technology careers.

Our mission is to grow, connect and inspire the tech talent community through education and career development.

Whether through our code school, our youth in tech programs, our leadership academies, our annual conferences, or our media outlet covering the Silicon Prairie, our job is to excite people about technology, inspire them to pursue a tech career, and help them navigate the tech career continuum.

Why we do it

More tech workers = more resilient neighborhoods, greater capacity for innovation and investment.

Technology—and the tech talent who dream, design, and debug it—is crucial to community success. 2020 has reinforced our core operating principle that everyone needs the opportunity to learn technology skills, now more than ever.

That’s why we offer life-changing tech education to youth and adults alike, to make sure no one gets left behind as new developments reshape our world.

AIM Newsroom

Women in Tech: Evelyn Espinoza-Macias

May 11, 2021 by Tom McCauley

Growing up in a low-income, Spanish-speaking household in South Omaha, Evelyn Espinoza-Macias said she always struggled with a language barrier.  Her parents, though supportive, could not speak English or provide the same level of help on schoolwork that many of her peers received. The Latinx young woman remembers spending countless extra hours at school working […]

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