Fernanda Marroquin won’t slow down for anyone. Between her work with both a climate nonprofit and undocumented youth, Fernanda’s plate is pretty full. Things have always been this way for Fernanda. Since completing the Penn LPS Coding Boot Camp,...
Crystal Espaillat spends her days doing mental gymnastics by creating e-commerce apps and doing web design. She loves it. Just about as much as she loves fitness and working out at the gym. It wasn’t always this way. Until recently,...
As a child, Corey Stagner frustrated his mother by taking apart electronic devices he found around the house. “I’ve always loved tinkering,” he said. “I just didn’t know how to put things back together.” So it was no surprise...
Lisa Leslie got hooked on technology at an early age. She grew up playing games on her family’s computer and took every opportunity to tinker around on the Web.  "I've always been extremely curious about how the internet works," she...
If you had asked Anna Sylvester a year ago what her future holds, she would have talked about living in the mountains making tie-dye fabric art. Today, however, Anna is living in Atlanta and focused not on cloth but...
We share stories every day about the amazing participants who move through Trilogy-powered boot camps and enter the workforce. But what about the TAs who coach students through the programs? Working with the Penn LPS Coding Boot Camp helped...
For John Blackwell, the rigors of a career in the hospitality industry were getting old. He was tired of working nights and weekends. He felt there was no more room for professional growth. And to top things off, he...
For five years, Lauren Lapoint worked alongside designers and developers—only ever scratching the surface of these fields. As a digital marketer, Lauren implemented content strategies into her clients’ websites, watching from the side as other teams designed and built...
In celebration of Father’s Day, we are recognizing Tech Dads—men who are dedicated to their families, their communities, and their careers in technology. These men use their tech powers to solve thorny problems. They mentor others to show how...
Penn LPS Coding Boot Camp instructor Quincy Iheme never expected his boot camp participants to give him a pair of tickets for the New York Giants against the Philadelphia Eagles for his birthday. “Most of the class were Eagles fans,”...

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