March 5, 2018

Stay-at-home mom and graphic designer to UX developer

Before attending We Can Code IT, Meaghan was a stay-at-home mom and graphic designer. Now, she's in UX development, her dream job.
February 10, 2018
Coding bootcamp student careers

Kaitie Leaves the Financially Uncertain Field of Substitute Teaching to Begin her Tech Career

Before attending We Can Code IT, Kaitie was a substitute teacher and dance instructor. Now, she's a Software Developer at Splash Financial.
November 9, 2017
Coding Bootcamp (Student Stories)

Veteran, Pete Fittante, reboots his career after the military

"When people come out of the military they are used to structure. Coding is all about structure. All about challenges. All about teamwork. Those 3 things are what you learn in the military."
June 2, 2017
Google LGBTQ Tech Summit Lesbians Who Tech

Coding Boot Camp Cleveland Columbus Ohio Finding Her Voice

I had the profound honor of being selected as a fellow for the 4th Annual LGBTQ Tech and Innovation Summit + Fellowship at Google in Washington D.C. The summit, founded by Lesbians Who Tech, is an opportunity for 140 unique and innovative minds to join together . . .
June 2, 2017
Coding Bootcamp (Student Stories)

Coding Boot Camp: The Face of Success

In just three months, the change in my outlook and happiness is amazing. In college, I learned a lot of marketing theory but not practical skills. I got hired in sales and customer service for a large national bank and was miserable. My skills were underutilized and I kept applying for jobs where I needed tech skills. My dad is a software developer and I remember talking to him . . .
June 2, 2017
Why Is Silicon Valley So Awful to Women

“Why Is Silicon Valley So Awful to Women?” It happens in Ohio, too. We Can Code IT is helping women in tech overcome challenges

Even with companies like Intel, Apple and Google pouring millions of dollars into making their workforce more diverse, the number of women going into tech fields has actually decreased. Women often find they are not appreciated, not rewarded, not heard and not respected in the tech workplace. We Can Code IT founder Mel McGee and Cleveland bootcamp instructor Daniel Vivacqua share their honest and personal responses to the article – and tell what We Can Code IT is doing to change the face of tech.
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