Athletics and data analytics may seem like two separate worlds. But recent data analytics boot camp grad Ian Wilson combined these two passions into a successful career at workout startup Fitbod. Having spent over a decade as a competitive...
Many women choose to put their careers on hold after having a baby, at least for a little while. For Carla Cox, this was only partly true. Hailing from Argentina, Carla was on a student visa to get her...
Not many people close out a highly successful year at their job and then decide to jump ship. But that’s exactly what Dan Gross did. “I came out of a pretty successful 2017 and was on track for a...
What if your journal—the place where you write your deepest thoughts—could provide insights like a therapist? What if every entry could be analyzed and deliver comprehensive statistics about your overall emotional state? And what if you could use this...
Kevin Kafuku was mentally drained. Between his job as a help desk analyst at a Hyundai dealership and his associate’s degree program at John Tyler Community College, Kevin was working well over 80 hours each week. Something had to change. Then...
Melissa Nguyen wasn’t sure she wanted to learn how to code while at school, despite pursuing research in some complex technical areas including ultrasound technology. It was only after she graduated from UC San Diego with a degree in chemical engineering...
Marie Nabors loved teaching at her two daughters’ private school. But after the bills were paid each month, there wasn’t much money left over. And things like vacations or new cars were out of the question. Even making ends...
Navy veteran Daniel Smith was stuck. Working as a school bus driver, he felt like his career was at a red light. “I wanted to find a career that I enjoyed while giving me a good paycheck, not just a...
Terra Taylor is an instructor at The Coding Boot Camp at UNC Charlotte and, in September, will begin teaching at the boot camp at her alma mater, the University of Denver. Terra currently works at Wells Fargo where she...
On the first day of their Georgia Tech Coding Boot Camp, Thomas Yeager, Alexander Gonzalez, and Geoffrey Goodwin walked into class separately. Four months later, they walked in as a team—with a fourth team member, not quite human. Taking it...

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