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The identity-building chatbot

Sidekick listens to what learners have done, envisions what they could do, convinces them they can do it, then connects them with chances to do it.

How it works

Scout secret identities

Instant insider insight

Listening is Sidekick's superpower. In every message, Sidekick spots the skills, goals, and interests people see in themselves and surfaces the ones they don't.

Shine the spotlight

Meaning that drives motivation

Sidekick convinces students to take action by appealing their identity, showing how opportunities use their strengths, further their goals, and engage their interests.

Make it personal

Relevance they're ready for

Sidekick  offers students the opportunities  best chance to thrive, whether that's an internship, a project assignment, or just turning on video.

Experts in engaging learners

We're a research-driven nonprofit cracking identity-based motivation in talent and education.

We believe all students become "the right fit" when shown how opportunities fit them. Our SMS-based chatbot helps students foster positive learner and career identities so they opt into opportunities rather than opt out. Identity is engagement. Engagement is opportunity.

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Let's write some origin stories

The best way to get someone on a path is to connect them to someone already on it.

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