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The Picture.
People and partnerships helping Wichita flourish.

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As the proud hometown of our global headquarters, Wichita, Kansas, holds a special place in the hearts and lives of Koch employees. We share with fellow Wichitans both an entrepreneurial spirit and a mutually beneficial relationship that empowers us all to innovate, transform and thrive. We believe in the power of individuals to effect change from the bottom up. Telling their stories is what The Picture is all about.

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These are the stories of our hometown and its people. And how, every day, our company is partnering with them to do good.

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Episode 1 - Catalyte

Discover how a breakthrough program is helping gifted Wichitans with diverse backgrounds break into a high-tech career with zero experience.

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Episode 2 - Empower Evergreen

Visit Evergreen, a vibrant Hispanic neighborhood in north Wichita, and see how a Koch partnership with the community is helping entrepreneurs hit their stride.

Melissa Scheffler
Bringing focus to The Picture

When veteran television journalist and Kansan Melissa Scheffler left the news desk and joined Koch Industries, she quickly discovered an abundance of new, inspiring stories. They are stories of Wichitans who, in partnership with Koch, are transforming careers, bettering communities and improving lives. In this new spotlight series, Melissa helps paint a beautiful picture of the vibrant opportunities ahead for a city she loves and its people.

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Employee volunteerism. Community partnerships. Economic impact.
See how we’re at work in Wichita.