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Community Partnerships

Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce (GHWCC)

GHWCC is a nonprofit organization of highly influential and diverse women and men dedicated to the advancement and empowerment of women through avenues of leadership, education, advocacy and mentoring.

STEAM TOWN USA

The STEAM Town USA program is an after‐school program that seeks to increase exposure of third grade girls to Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) and encourages girls to pursue STEAM careers. Since 2019, alliantgroup has been partnering with Woodson Elementary in Houston ISD to participate in this fun and empowering program.

STEAM Advocate Award winner

In 2020 and 2021, alliantgroup was awarded the GHWCC STEAM Advocate Award for our hard work and dedication to this program with Woodson Elementary School.

Women in the Fast Lane of STEAM Style Show

Since 2020, alliantgroup has been a sponsor of the GHWCC’s annual, Women in the Fast Lane of STEAM Style Show & Luncheon. This event celebrates Houston’s leading executives and entrepreneurs in STEAM Careers and the event benefits multiple programs of the GHWCC.

Our Senior Director, Bridgette Brashear was honored as one of the 2021 Women in the Fast Lane of STEAM Role Models and even had the chance to walk the runway alongside other role models including our friend Caroline Brown, Meteorologist from KPRC 2.

Casey Curry – Board Member

alliantgroup’s Strategic Communications & Philanthropy Senior Director, Casey Curry has been serving on the Greater Houston Chamber of Commerce (GHWCC) Board since 2021. Casey is also a member of the GHWCC Education Committee which supports initiatives such as the “Love What You Do” mentorship program and STEAM Town USA.

Comp-U-Dopt

Comp-U-Dopt is a non-profit organization that distributes refurbished computers that were donated by corporations to families in need. Comp-U-Dopt also provides technology-based after school programming.

Computer Adoption Program

Through this program, lightly used donated corporate computers are converted to a Linux operating system, loaded with freeware education programs and given to deserving applicants in the 3rd through 8th grade.

In May 2019, alliantgroup donated over 100 company-retired laptops, monitors & docking stations to students in need in the Houston area.

In January 2022, our President and Chief Technology and Digital Officer Steven Hunter, and his IT and Alliant Cybersecurity professionals volunteered and distributed computers for families in need from Alief Independent School District.

Year of Joy

The Year of Joy is a 501c3 nonprofit organization that exposes children from Houston’s underserved communities to cultural, educational and empowering experiences. Since December 2016, The Year of Joy Ice Skating event has impacted over 1,000 Houston area children, ages 5 through 16 so they can have a fun holiday experience.

Since 2019, alliantgroup has been supporting Year of Joy with ice skating volunteers and by being the “STEM Goodie Bag” sponsor for their annual Year of Joy Ice Skating event.

Accounting for Kids (AFK) - Cincinnati, OH

alliantgroup’s Strategic Advisory Board member, Crystal Faulkner is the founder of Accounting for Kids, a non-profit organization that helps students garner the skills necessary to make smart financial decisions, while also engaging local professionals to become tutors and mentors through the Cincinnati Youth Collaborative.

  • For the past 20 years, Accounting for Kids has delivered their financial literacy program in the Greater Cincinnati area to nearly 45,000 students in more than 1,600 classrooms with the help of more than 10,000 volunteers.
  • In November 2019, alliantgroup was a sponsor of the Accounting for Kids program. During the event, we had some alliantgroup professionals serve as volunteers during their mentoring accounting program at Winton Hills Academy, an underserved school in Cincinnati.

Illumination Foundation - Los Angeles, CA

Illumination Foundation’s mission is to provide targeted, interdisciplinary services for the most vulnerable homeless clients in order to disrupt the cycle of homelessness in Southern California.

  • In March 2020, alliantgroup was a sponsor of the Illumination Foundation’s annual fundraiser, OC Chef’s Table. At that event, alliantgroup also awarded a $5,000 college scholarship for a formerly homeless student who plans to become a teacher and give back to the community.

Nebraska FFA Convention Agriscience Fair – Lincoln, NE

In 2020 and 2021, alliantgroup LP Co-Sponsored the Nebraska FFA Convention Agriscience Fair (broadcasted virtually this year).

  • The Nebraska FFA Agriscience Fair recognizes students who gain real-world, hands-on experiences in agricultural enterprises. Students use scientific principles and emerging technologies to solve complex problems related to agriculture, food, and natural resources.

Career Day Speakers

Many of our alliantgroup engineers and other STEM specialists have participated in multiple career day speaking engagements in Houston.