Cleveland Coding Bootcamp Financing We Can Code IT Partners with City of Cleveland to Offer Tech Training Grants for Low-Income Residents Three of the top five most in-demand occupations are in software development and computer programming – yet some low-income residents in Cleveland may not have the skills needed for the booming tech industry. A new collaboration between We Can Code IT and the City of Cleveland aims to change that by offering affordable training for residents who want to enter the lucrative tech field.
CEO and Founder, Mel McGee, listed as one of Crain’s Notable Women in Technology 2018 Crain’s Cleveland Business just named Northeast Ohio’s most Notable Women in Technology, and We Can Code IT’s CEO and Founder, Mel McGee is one of them! The women featured were selected based on “their career accomplishments, involvement in nonprofits and community organizations and evidence that they mentor others in their field.”
Coding Boot Camp in Columbus, Ohio: What You Will Learn If you want to break into the booming IT field, there’s no better way to do it than a coding boot camp. But what exactly is an IT boot camp? What can you learn and how do you know whether it’s the right choice for you? Let’s take a look.
Coding Bootcamp Final Project Group Takes Web Application Live at Local Food Pantry Last week, graduates from We Can Code IT’s spring cohort took their final web application project live at the Broad Street Food Pantry. Their app, Pantry Plus, eliminates time spent waiting in line at the food pantry and allows pantry guests to place their food order online ahead of time for pick-up.
From Bicycle Mechanic to Developer: Brad’s Success After Coding Bootcamp After working in the bicycle industry for 10 years, Brad knew he needed to make a big career change. He decided to attend We Can Code IT to get the skills to become a developer. “I had no business sitting at this table for an interview without the experiences I had at We Can Code IT.” – Brad Sweet, Junior Microsoft Developer at Briteskies
We Can Code IT Makes Global Impact in World Bank Study on Women in Tech We Can Code IT was among 25 coding bootcamps in 22 countries selected for an in-depth global study on strategies for recruiting and training women to meet the needs of a changing labor market. The research was done by the World Bank Group in Washington D.C., a nonprofit formed in 1944 with a mission to eliminate global poverty and support economic development.