2020 Dare 2B Digital Conference & Design Thinking Challenge


An exciting day of learning for students in grades 7-10.

In light of the increased spread of the COVID-19 virus in Silicon Valley, the 2020 Dare 2B Digital Conference & Design Challenge is postponed. Please stay tuned for updates!

PayPal Headquarters, San Jose, California

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An Amazing Day for Students!


Become a design thinking ninja

Experience real-world problem solving

Work with professionals from top Silicon Valley companies


A Unique, Interactive Learning Experience


In 2019, industry experts from companies including PayPal, Deloitte, WhatsApp, Lockheed Martin, and Tesla presented fun and educational problem-solving sessions using design thinking methodology.




Cyber Security


Space Exploration


Prizes & Experiences


In 2019, Dare 2B Digital Design Thinking Challenge winners received a Helicopter Drone, Smartphone Picture Printer, Water Bottle with Smart Lid, Wireless Charging Pad, a visit to PayPal headquarters, and a visit to Tesla.

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