TinkerHub Foundation

Non-Profit Organisation aimed at making use of 21st-Century Technologies and Learning Methods to foster a fresh breed of highly skilled young people empowered with technical and social skills.

We’re a community of tinkerers, makers, policy geeks & students, and are working towards mapping and empowering people who share a passion to innovate.

Upcoming Programs

Major activities happening soon. Click on events to know more.

Tink-Her-Hack | Feb 24 - March 17

TinkHerHack 2.0 is a distributed hackathon TinkerHub is hosting exclusively for women. The event is expected to be the largest women's hackathon in India, with more than 1000 girls participants. The program is hosted by 15+ institutions across the state.

Mastering AI Series | Feb 24 - March 17

Mastering AI is a series of hands-on workshops and sessions in Tinkerspace, Kochi, in various domains of Generative AI. This event is designed for working professionals and individuals with experience in AI. We aim to familiarise attendees with deep technologies and provide real-time experience with these cutting-edge tools.

Women Maker Celebration | March 23-24

Women Makers Celebration is scheduled for March 22nd and 23rd. Our two-day event commences with our first day set at Santigiri Ashram, Aluva, where we will convene with our top 100 Tinkerhack participants. This day will be dedicated to tailored sessions and mentoring exclusively designed for them. Followed by day two at the Kerala Startup Mission in Kochi, where we extend a warm invitation to all to witness the transformative impact of women in tech.

Why It Matters

Because we believe that digital skills are tools of empowerment.

β›‘ 40% of employers say a lack of skills is the main reason for entry-level vacancies.
- 'Education to Employment: Designing a System that Works', McKinsey 2013

πŸ‘©πŸ½β€πŸ’» Computer Science skills are 65% of the highest value skills.
- Analysis by Burning Glass Technologies 2016

😍 By 2030, 80% of the jobs requires some amount of technical skills

Why we exist

The world is changing, and we want India to be ready. We're here to make sure that everyone has access to the knowledge required to set the course for a better future.

How we achieve it

At TinkerHub, we take pride in learning on our own and from peers. That's right! We also have a fun team of super cool mentors who take you from beginner to super-coder and collaborator - with tons of help from you, of course!

TinkerHub Impact In Numbers

What we have achieved over years

πŸ‘‹ 15,000+ Members

πŸŽ“ 70+ Campus Chapters

⏲ 8+ Years

🀝 20+ Partners

βš™ 1000+ Events

πŸ› οΈ 5000+ Projects

πŸ’Ό 100+ Career Opportunities

πŸ–₯️ 50+ Hiring Companies

🌻 Community & Awareness

TinkerHub’s Community of 15,000+ Members collectively aims to build strong tech knowledge among its members through peer learning and self-learning initiatives. We organize community meetups, learning stations, talks by industry leaders, career development programs, and many more.

Campus Communities

We have 70+ campus chapters across the state functioning in accordance with the Foundation's Vision & Mission. Promoting peer learning and self-learning, thereby upskilling the campus members is one of the key goals.

πŸŽ“ Learning & Tinkering

TinkerHub focuses on self-learning and peer learning methods over the conventional methods of learning. With learning activities throughout the year, making learners industry-ready. Activities such as bootcamps, hackathons, etc, focuses more on project building along with peer & self-learning.

Women In Tech

With the aim of bringing gender neutrality into the tech industries, TinkerHub organises women exclusive initiatives to empower and upskill the women members of the community.

πŸ’Ό Career Opportunities

At TinkerHub, we believe that it is necessary for a person to have ownership of their own career. It is our goal to enable our community members for the same. We organise various career development activities that would help our skilled community members land high-growth tech roles in leading tech companies and startups. Our career development activities include CV/Resume building, interview readiness, LinkedIn Portfolio building, and many more.

Do you want to build something like TinkerHub in your place

The idea of TinkerHub as an organisation is to show that it's possible to create a community-driven technology maker culture in scale. We have done this at a state scale [ State of Kerala, India. 75 Campuses, 21K memebers ] We could help you to replicate the same in your state or country.

πŸ“ˆ Our Activities & Growth, over the years.

Impact 2022-23

Impact 2021-22

Impact 2020-21

Institutional Funding Partners

Samagata Foundation

Samagata Foundation is a non-profit organisation in India that supports projects and ideasβ€”even the little onesβ€”that bring value to society. Samagata work across areas including science, culture, art, technology, and education with a specific focus on the creation of public commons, institutions, and community spaces.

Foss United Foundation

TinkerHub is a proud awardee of grants from FOSS United. FOSS United is a non-profit foundation aiming to promote and strengthen the Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) ecosystem in India.