At Transcend, six core values guide how we work with one another, with our board and advisers, and with our partners and collaborators.
Results for Kids
“And how are the children?”
– daily Maasai greeting
We constantly ask ourselves this question, mindful that innovation only matters if it creates a fundamentally better answer for all children.
“We need to help students and parents cherish and preserve the ethnic and cultural diversity that nourishes and strengthens this community – and this nation.”
– Cesar Chavez
We act from the conviction that the best innovation emerges from diversity of perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences.
“There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.”
– Nelson Mandela
We imagine bold possibilities, muster the courage to go after them, and consider system implications from the start.
“What did you learn today? What mistake did you make that taught you something? What did you try hard at today?”
– Carol Dweck
We strive to be constant learners, always seeking to grow and improve.
“All great achievements require time.”
– Maya Angelou
We play the long game and prioritize what has the greatest long-term impact for kids.
“Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.”
– Lao Tzu
Relationships and genuine connection are at the heart of our work.