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Cleveland Coding Bootcamp Graduate Starts New Career at The Cleveland Orchestra

2020-11-19T18:48:54+00:00

Coding bootcamp graduate Kelli Valverde was determined to evolve in her career and manifest the success she wanted. She had a budding interest in software development and web design after a ten-year career as a graphic designer. Kelli decided We Can Code IT was the place to find the support she needed in taking her career to the next level. Her decision would pay off when just months after graduating, she would achieve her goal by landing a full-time UX/QA Designer position with The Cleveland Orchestra. Learn more about her journey to achievement, and how our program helped prepare her for her new role.

Cleveland Coding Bootcamp Graduate Starts New Career at The Cleveland Orchestra2020-11-19T18:48:54+00:00

Cleveland Coding Bootcamp Graduate Starts New Career at Progressive

2020-04-08T16:48:45+00:00

Unsatisfied with her previous work experience, the recommendation of an associate would lead her to seek a start in software development at We Can Code IT.  With support from Mayor Frank G. Jackon's Neighborhood Transformation Initiative, Angel was able to fund half of her tuition cost through their grant. The risk she took would prove to pay off as just months after graduating Angel would achieve her goal in landing a full-time software development position at Progressive.

Cleveland Coding Bootcamp Graduate Starts New Career at Progressive2020-04-08T16:48:45+00:00

You Don’t Look Like a Programmer

2020-05-04T16:07:48+00:00

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.

You Don’t Look Like a Programmer2020-05-04T16:07:48+00:00

Women in Technology: Mel McGee Receives Crain’s Cleveland Business Women of Note Award

2014-07-17T15:19:04+00:00

In the article, McGee is praised for making her way in the male-dominated world of technology, she admits to being a geek, and she challenges the notion that girls aren’t as adept at learning STEM . . .

Women in Technology: Mel McGee Receives Crain’s Cleveland Business Women of Note Award2014-07-17T15:19:04+00:00
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