Herb Stahl walked through the doors of the coworking space Phase Two with hopeful anticipation. A Los Angeles-based software architect at leading global cybersecurity firm Symantec Corporation, Herb was attending his first Demo Day, hosted by The Coding Boot...
While attending the Georgia Tech Coding Boot Camp, Steve Tucker worked with a team of other learners to develop GhostedBy, an app that allows users to report when a company “ghosts” them by not responding to their follow-ups after...
Yeiska De La Torre Fernandez arrived in the United States from Cuba with a degree in electrical engineering and a dream of a better life. Unfortunately, the former would not help her achieve the latter. Without a U.S. education...
Higher education can lead to great things for a person’s career. But for many people, a traditional degree isn’t always feasible. Four years without a full-time salary plus student loans can be a daunting and unviable investment. This was...
You could say that Armando Pensado’s life has been dictated by a calling. Several of them. The first call came when he was working at a small IT firm as a software engineer in his native Michoacán, Mexico. It...
Ugonna Ojiaku had all the makings of a burgeoning career. A series of internships and forged connections led to a great job right out of college—which isn’t always easy with an environmental science degree. Despite her early success, Ugonna questioned...
Recent college grad Caitlin (Cate) Soane was at a loss. Her life thus far had put her on track for a career in medicine. But mid-way through her senior year, she realized she was pursuing this path for the...
It’s a story that’s all too common. A young professional graduates with all the technical training they need for the job they want. But after just a few years in the workforce, they quickly realize they might not have...
Restarting your career after time off is never easy. In technology, it can be even more difficult. But Anitharaj (Anitha) Sridharan was up for the challenge. The New Hampshire-based stay-at-home mom had a B.S. in computer science from the Sathyabama...
Geoffrey Goodwin was flying high in 2018 after he built a voice-controlled drone with his team in the Georgia Tech Coding Boot Camp. That drone may be grounded these days, but his career has since taken off. “It’s been a...

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