Social Good Organization Empowers Women and Diverse Populations in Tech FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- January 30, 2015 -- Cleveland, Ohio -- We Can Code IT, a Cleveland-based social good organization empowering women and diverse populations in technology, will begin offering full- and part-time coding bootcamps in the spring. We Can Code IT teaches high-demand tech skills to low- to moderate- income earners, increases diversity in tech, and helps alleviate poverty through education and employer partnerships. The bootcamps will take place in We Can Code IT’s Midtown (Cleveland) location. Coding bootcamps immerse students in the most in-demand programming languages and technologies over [...]
After talking about the weather, one of the easiest ways to strike up a conversation with someone is to ask them "what do you do?" Like you, I've been asked this a lot. I don't know what kind of responses you get, but one of the top ten I receive is, "Really? You don't look like a programmer!" I usually smile, and try to find something witty to say, often asking them in return what they think a programmer should look like.