MASTERthese Timeline


  • 2016 October

    The concept for our MASTERthese organization was first envisioned

  • 2016 December

    Smart Gear concept initiated with partner, Hunter Programs Education Services

  • 2017 September

    MASTERthese nonprofit articles of incorporation were approved by state of California

  • 2017 December

    Began reaching out to schools to participate in the MIT Women’s Initiative Program

  • 2018 January

    Smart Gear and Rise Bar form partnership to help increase performance in elementary schools

  • 2018 January

    MIT Women’s Initiative Programs takes place in south Orange County schools

  • 2018 March

    United States Department of Treasury determines MASTERthese qualifies as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit

  • 2019 spring

    Smart in a Box Program planned to launch in elementary schools

  • 2019 fall

    Vanderbilt and Air Force Program planned to take place