2018 Dare 2B Digital Conference & Design Challenge


An exciting day of learning for high school students interested in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math)!


 Saturday, March 3, 2018

9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

PayPal headquarters, San Jose, California

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An amazing day!


Become a design thinking ninja

Experience real-world problem solving

Work with professionals from top Silicon Valley companies


A unique, interactive learning experience


Industry experts from companies including PayPal, Deloitte, AbbVie and Tesla will present fun and educational problem-solving sessions using design thinking methodology




Health & Wellness


Media & Entertainment


Win prizes and experiences


Take part in the design thinking challenge.


Workshops for parents, guardians and mentors


Nurture STEAM interest, skills and career paths.

The Buzz

“…I made new friends, learned a lot and became more interested in a future in computer science. D2BD inspired me.” – Shruti, Egan Junior High School

99% of attendees say Dare 2B Digital maintained or increased their interest in fields that use technology

“Wonderful experience…great way of encouraging students to take interest in choosing technology as a career. Excellent sessions for parents…” –Parent

“Thank you @Dare2BDigital. It was so nice to see kids my age so passionate about technology as I am.” –Sasha Williams, Carondelet High School

“Truly realized #digitization when a 5th grader got up & asked me about keyloggers!” -Sharon @eSKPism #DeloitteD2BDteam

“Truly realized #digitization when a 5th grader got up & asked me about keyloggers!” -Sharon @eSKPism #DeloitteD2BDteam

“Packed house at the @dare2bdigital #STEAM conference talking how we can inspire young people to enter and stay in STEAM careers.” -@sheiladowd