For most of his adult experience, Mohammed Wardeh searched tirelessly for a better life—for himself and his family. During this quest, he travelled from his hometown of Damascus, Syria to Aleppo, from Aleppo to Saudi Arabia, from Saudi Arabia...
This post was originally published on August 13, 2018. It has been updated to feature a video story on Darlene's coding journey. As a science teacher and professor, Darlene Holland has noticed a trend in STEM fields. “When minority and female...
When Toronto resident Lisa Freedman found out she had breast cancer, she asked herself a simple question. What’s my passion? At 58, the legal adjudicator knew the answer. It wasn’t the law; it was technology. Coupled with her diagnosis,...
DreamTeamDesigns, a team of programmers consisting of Ben Harris, Geoff George, Edward Cheever, and Robert Hardin, took home the championship title at the Next Level Competition (NLC) in July. Their winning project was Fridge2Table, an application that lets users...
It’s no secret that, in California, the technology industry is big business. Almost 10% of the state’s workforce is employed in tech, and the economic impact of the industry overall is $482 billion. California ranks #1 in innovation, as...
Reggie Brown has always looked for ways to contribute to his Kansas City community. But after joining The University of Kansas Coding Boot Camp, he realized he could use his coding and development skills to influence the real and...
It’s easy to get distracted by the negative stories that happen every day. But around the holidays, it’s important to reflect on all of the good in the world. And there’s no better way to do this than to...
This piece, written by Gordana Goudie, originally appeared on the Georgia Tech Professional Education website.  If only I could have a computer.  These are the words that changed Esterling Accime’s life forever. This wish – and an insatiable hunger to learn...
Edna Jonsson is an alumna of the first UCF Coding Boot Camp. After experiencing a life-changing event, Edna decided she was going to dive into coding and do whatever it took to get a job. Edna shared her experience in...
Despite the remarkable strides women have made in today’s workplace, some industries remain stubbornly male-dominated; STEM is one such field. Women in STEM professions have a unique opportunity to serve as pioneers and mentors for future generations of young...

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