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

2020-04-29T15:56:00+00:00

Before attending We Can Code IT, Kaitie was a substitute teacher and dance instructor. Now, she's a Software Developer at Splash Financial.

Kaitie Leaves the Financially Uncertain Field of Substitute Teaching to Begin her Tech Career2020-04-29T15:56:00+00:00

Sharon Combines her Social Sciences and Art Background with Tech to Become a Front-end Developer

2020-04-27T17:35:49+00:00

Coding Bootcamp Grad Combines Social Sciences and Art Background with Tech to Become a Front-end Developer Sharon was working several small jobs and in graduate school when she found out about We Can Code IT. With her passion for helping others, she wanted to learn to code so she could make an even stronger impact. Last June, we shared Sharon’s experience at the 4th Annual LGBTQ Tech and Innovation Summit + Fellowship at Google in Washington D.C. After working in consulting for a few months after graduation, Sharon landed a new job as a UX/Front-end Developer at Findaway!   […]

Sharon Combines her Social Sciences and Art Background with Tech to Become a Front-end Developer2020-04-27T17:35:49+00:00

Meaghan Goes from Stay at Home Mom to Senior UX Designer

2018-02-08T17:13:40+00:00

Columbus Coding Bootcamp Grad Goes from Stay at Home Mom to Senior UX Designer Meaghan was burnt out on NYC and her job, so she moved to Columbus, OH to be closer to her family. With a graphic design background, she was always interested in software development but was often discouraged on how to begin. After attending an Admissions Open House and finding out she qualified for a grant, she decided to take the plunge and dive deep into learning to code at We Can Code IT. Find out about Meaghan’s journey through coding bootcamp, how she proved that a stay at home [...]

Meaghan Goes from Stay at Home Mom to Senior UX Designer2018-02-08T17:13:40+00:00

Evening Coding Bootcamp Carrie Ryan Alumni Spotlight Update

2017-11-20T13:08:01+00:00

Evening Coding Bootcamp Carrie Ryan Alumni Spotlight Update We Can Code IT graduate, Carrie Ryan, was featured in an Alumni Spotlight interview with Course Report back in July 2017. Since then, she has been promoted from a Junior Developer Intern to a fully-fledged Web Developer at United Consumer Financial Services in Cleveland. We caught up with Carrie to see what her experience has been like working in the tech industry and how she worked towards her promotion. […]

Evening Coding Bootcamp Carrie Ryan Alumni Spotlight Update2017-11-20T13:08:01+00:00

We Can Code IT Expands to Help Employers Develop Long-Term Vision for Top Tech Talent

2017-09-13T10:47:09+00:00

WE CAN CODE IT EXPANDS TO HELP EMPLOYERS DEVELOP LONG-TERM VISION FOR TOP TECH TALENT CLEVELAND, OH  – In the ever-changing tech landscape, employers are struggling to find and retain software developers trained in current languages and capable of creative problem-solving and collaboration. We Can Code IT recently expanded their staff to provide a sharper focus on helping employers in the Cleveland and Columbus area meet this growing demand for top tech talent. […]

We Can Code IT Expands to Help Employers Develop Long-Term Vision for Top Tech Talent2017-09-13T10:47:09+00:00

Coding Boot Camp Cleveland Columbus Ohio Finding Her Voice

2017-06-02T17:16:55+00:00

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 . . .

Coding Boot Camp Cleveland Columbus Ohio Finding Her Voice2017-06-02T17:16:55+00:00

Coding Boot Camp: The Face of Success

2017-06-02T16:48:02+00:00

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 . . .

Coding Boot Camp: The Face of Success2017-06-02T16:48:02+00:00

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

2017-06-02T13:04:26+00:00

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.

“Why Is Silicon Valley So Awful to Women?” It happens in Ohio, too. We Can Code IT is helping women in tech overcome challenges2017-06-02T13:04:26+00:00