Amgen Biotech Experience (ABE-LA)

Amgen Biotech Experience

Amgen Biotech Experience Los Angeles (ABE-LA), funded by the Amgen Foundation and led by LA Promise Fund, is an innovative science education program that provides teacher professional development, teaching materials, and research-grade equipment and supplies to secondary schools free of charge. It features a hands-on molecular biology curriculum that introduces students to the excitement of scientific discovery through cutting edge in-person and online lab experiences.

ABE-LA goals are to:

  • Deepen equity in STEM efforts
  • Better align K-16 systems to benefit students and meet workforce needs
  • Increase the quality and reach of ABE
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Teachers Involved

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Students Engaged

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Satisfaction rate for PDI alignment with teachers’ needs and/or expectations

Donors

Special thanks to those who help make the LA Promise Fund possible.

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Russell Westbrook Why Not? Foundation
City National Bank
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
California Emerging Technology Fund
Eli & Edythe Broad Foundation
Facebook
Just Keep Livin Foundation
California Department of Education
Paramount
Evil Geniuses
LA Rams
LA84 Foundation
Pacific Western Bank
Play Equity Fund
Ralphs/Food4Less
Verizon Foundation
PwC
Annenberg Foundation
Dwight Stuart Youth Fund
California Community Foundation
Microsoft
Walt Disney Company
United Way of Greater Los Angeles
California Arts Council
AT&T
J. Paul Getty Trust
Weingart Foundation
Share Our Strength/No Kid Hungry
Boeing
U.S. Department of Education
Ballmer Group
Amgen Foundation

Get Involved

To volunteer with the program or to sponsor, please contact Mahsa Khatibeghdami at mahsak@lapromisefund.org or (213) 745-4928 x5350