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Inform. Inspire. Activate.

Career Catalyst is on a mission is to inform, inspire and activate youth from underrepresented backgrounds to explore the rapidly-evolving STEAM sector while learning from exciting STEAM professionals.

Aim Higher

College Catalyst by SMASH Admit is a free college readiness platform that gives young people access to videos and resources to help them find their college fit. Contact our team to learn more and get full access to all the College.


Meet Dr. Hassan Brown

Career Catalyst CEO, Dr. Hassan Brown, ‘The Doc From Da Block’, is passionate about bridging the gap between social justice, education, and emerging technologies. Brown has served as the director of Harvard Innovation and Ventures in Education (HIVE).
He has also been a startup advisor for the Harvard Initiative for Teaching and Learning (HILT), and currently serves as a startup advisor for Headstream, an accelerator from SecondMuse. He brings over a decade of cross-sector experience in teaching, collective impact, community organizing, philanthropy, business development, and strategy & operations.

Our Partners


Career Catalyst x Elite Gaming Live

Career Catalyst has partnered with Elite Gaming Live (EGL), the competitive gaming league for grades 3-12, to connect students in over 30 schools around the country with Career Catalyst programming. Our partnership builds on EGL’s existing work, which utilizes esports as a means to cultivate the next generation of scientists, technologists, engineers, and mathematicians.

Career Catalyst x Goldman Sachs One Million Black Women

In partnership with Goldman Sachs: One Million Black Women,” One Million Black Women is a $10 billion commitment to narrow opportunity gaps for Black women in the United States at key moments in their lives” Career Catalyst has been able to highlight Black Women in the STEM workforce who are creating spaces for future STEM innovators.