Mark Piscioneri doesn’t seem like a typical full-stack developer. From age 46 to 53, he was a union longshoreman and crane operator at the Port of Cleveland. And before enrolling in the intensive 24-week Case Western Reserve University Coding...
Caryn Carter didn’t know she had a passion for technology. Until it landed in her lap. She was working as an Assistant Program Director at the University of Chicago when the school canceled an IT contract, leaving a handful of...
Nearly 100 years ago, American women gained the right to vote. As we approach August 26th and Women’s Equality Day, we women are working to overcome another gender barrier: workplace inequality. Nowhere is this obstacle more visible than in tech....
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...
When UX/UI boot camp instructor Chris Becker tasked his UC Irvine students with choosing a local nonprofit to focus on for their final design project, he had one requirement: pick one that matters to you personally. “The project centered...
Redemption (launching this July) is a book about achieving a better life, through struggle and hardship. That title could also sum up author Jesse Forte’s life thus far. Having reported overseas and even spent a stint homeless, Jesse now...
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...

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