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"I've got lots of technical chops now…I never thought that someone like me who has a background that's not in technology could feel so accepted...It has absolutely changed my life."
SEATTLE, WA, October 02, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Ada Developers Academy announces an expansion of their program to include an online remote class. What was once a PNW local treasure can now be offered to aspiring software engineers nationwide. Future cohorts join a community of nearly 450 women and gender diverse folks, ready to change the face in tech and shift the imbalance of representation in the tech industry. Turn your passion into purpose and get a jumpstart on your future at adadevelopersacademy.org.
"I've got lots of technical chops now…I never thought that someone like me who has a background that's not in technology could feel so accepted," shared Stephanie Marchante, current Amazon employee and Cohort 11 student alum. "It has absolutely changed my life."
Eliminating geographic barriers has created the opportunity to add 24 seats to a fully-digital classroom. A rigorous curriculum posed to prepare students for careers with the world's largest tech companies paired with the following intentional community supports:
- Paid 5-month internship
- Low to 0% interest loan to all accepted students
- 1:1 tutoring and mentorship with industry professionals
- Justice and advocacy workshops & Intersectionality and bias training
- Free clinical therapy for Black, Trans, and Indigenous students
"If you've been considering a career in software development, but have thought, "I'm not sure...there are very few folks who look like me," you are not alone!" said Lauren Sato, CEO of Ada. "Come change the face of tech with us!"
Ada's understanding of a holistic approach, the importance of education, community support, and the power of shared experience is integrated into the learning process. A celebratory cheer of delight as growth surges forward in diversifying the technical workforce.
About Ada Developers Academy: Ada Developers Academy is a non-profit, tuition-free coding school for women, low-income populations, underrepresented minorities, and members of the LGBTQIA+ community. Ada develops software engineers who are skilled, confident, and work-tested; A coding bootcamp that trains strong developers and strong advocates.
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