POWAN INITIATIVE

POWAN Initiative is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that advocates for equitable education through a variety of free e-learning solutions. We provide tutoring, mentoring, college application assistance, educational webinars, and programming bootcamps. We strive to have the best possible educational services so every year we re-evaluate and improve our programs based on student and teacher feedback. Our trained tutors come from different academic backgrounds and are passionate about academic enrichment and personalized learning.

POWAN is run by caring and academically excellent undergraduate and graduate students.

Safe & Reliable

We ensure that students are in good hands when they work with our volunteer tutors.

High Quality

Our tutors don’t run away after one hour of tutoring. They provide homework, helpful links, and so much more!

Easily Accessible

We offer free 1-on-1 tutoring over virtual conferences and it only requires an internet connection and a computer!

Tutor Of The Month

Shivam Oswal

Pursuing Master’s in Entomology

“Thank you POWAN for entrusting me with this opportunity. It’s awesome to work with such an active and collaborative team. It is a pleasure to interact with students from across the globe and share ideas with them. With POWAN I’m able to shape young minds and make them realise the real power of words and numbers. It is helping me to build a strong profession as a Teacher at a global level.”

Check out what a day in Shivam’s life is like in our new blog post!

How POWAN Works

Our team of 70 tutors and mentors provide numerous e-learning solutions to students across the United States. We offer free virtual 1-1 tutoring, mentoring, college application assistance, educational webinars, programming bootcamps, and specific academic solutions we can implement in high schools. Through all of our programs, we are here to help support K-12 students in this time of great academic and emotional decline.

Subjects We Cover

Languages

• Elementary (K-6th)
• Reading and writing assistance
• All Honors and AP English (Honors British Literature, AP English Language & Composition, AP English Literature)
• All essay proofreading
• SAT reading/writing/vocabulary

Math

• Elementary (K-6th)
• Algebra, pre-algebra
• Calculus, pre-calculus
• Common core
• Geometry
• SAT math
• Trigonometry

Science

• Elementary (K-6th)
• Middle School Science
• Biology
• Chemistry
• Physics
• All AP Science (Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Environmental Science)

Programming

• AP Computer Science
• AP Computer Science Principles

Where Our Tutors Come From

Meet Kevin Quach,
POWAN Tutor

Current undergrad student
University of California, Riverside

“Before joining POWAN in August 2020, I felt helpless. The pandemic was in full swing and the volunteer opportunities I had planned were gone. Joining POWAN as a tutor changed all that. I was able to develop valuable interpersonal skills and became more confident in my involvement with other extracurricular opportunities. I am grateful for the opportunity to empower my tutees to become more powerful learners while developing crucial skills that I will need in the future.”

Rohan S.
Rohan S.
POWAN Student
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I like the whole session every time. It helps me improve my knowledge. I am learning Computer Science, Math, and English!
Julia R.
Julia R.
POWAN Parent
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Interactive nature, kids are super engaged and always look forward to the sessions. It allowed for a great resource for kids to dive into topics that didn’t get much attention in school.
Arya B.
Arya B.
POWAN Student
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Explains it in a very easy to understand manner. Prepares for the topic in advance. Helped me improve my understanding of the subject & improve grades.
Rohan S.
Rohan S.
POWAN Student
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I like the whole session every time. It helps me improve my knowledge. I am learning Computer Science, Math, and English!
Julia R.
Julia R.
POWAN Parent
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Interactive nature, kids are super engaged and always look forward to the sessions. It allowed for a great resource for kids to dive into topics that didn’t get much attention in school.
Arya B.
Arya B.
POWAN Student
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Explains it in a very easy to understand manner. Prepares for the topic in advance. Helped me improve my understanding of the subject & improve grades.

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