The word cloud above represents the thoughts and ideas the Amauta Foundation Strategic Offsite attendees captured. After a few rounds of analyzing the ideas and voting on candidates the collective group approved the following mission statement:
The Amauta Foundation inspires, engages, mentors, and empowers underrepresented youth to pursue education and careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) by immersing them in an innovative curriculum, thereby increasing the numbers of aspirants from traditionally underrepresented groups who enter and succeed in STEM.
Using a similar process with the vision word cloud above the Amauta Foundation Strategic Offsite attendees approved the following vision statement:
The Amauta Foundation envisions a world transformed by greater socio-economic, ethnic, and gender diversity in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). All youth will receive superior education, resources, and support for their STEM endeavors. We are not interested in simply leveling the playing field, we want to elevate it.