Student Stories

Stories about successfully placed graduates.

Nana's Story

Nana Yirenkyi’s Story

Nana Yirenkyi had a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and a minor in black studies. After completing his undergrad, he began to review the job market and realized that he wanted to change direction to align his skill set with a desire to land a high paying job in the exploding tech market. Read his story here!

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Damine's Story

Dasmine Wright’s Story

Dasmine Wright spent around three years in IT until she decided she wanted to advance her tech knowledge. By attending We Can Code IT, she made valuable connections, studied various interview tactics, and learned how to program. Read her story here!

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Ricardo's Story

Ricardo Gutierrez’s Story

Ricardo Gutierrez was working as a project manager with a bachelor’s degree in business administration until COVID-19 hit and forced him into unemployment. He started working as an Amazon delivery driver. However, Ricardo knew he would not want to deliver for Amazon forever, so he decided to go back to school and further his education.  Read his story here!

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Linda's Story

Linda Martinez Davis’s Story

Linda Martinez-Davis had a devastating 2020. She had lost both of her parents and was furloughed from her job during Covid-19. However, after attending We Can Code IT, Linda felt that the tides had turned in her favor. Read her story here!

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Alex's Story

Alex Gochenour’s Student Story

After getting his undergraduate degree in Chinese Studies and moving to China for 10 years to pursue a career as a linguist, Alex Gorchenour woke up one day and realized that coding may be the right career for him.  Read his story here!

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