Re-programming the future for the unemployed
Code for All is teaching unemployed talent how to code, providing them with the skills they need to start a career in the technology sector. In our 14-week intensive bootcamps, we transform bright minds into passionate junior software developers, supporting them until they find a job they love.
As technology advances, the need for skilled programmers increases across the globe. At the same time, there’s extremely high rates of unemployment, particularly in youths. In 2015 there were 70 million unemployed young people around the world and it’s predicted that there will be a shortage of 5 million ICT professionals by 2020.
We aim to bridge the gap between the two, tackling two issues with one simple solution: teaching code to reprogram lives. We also attack the problem at the root, by teaching computer science to children and helping future generations to adapt to the ever-changing digital world.
Funding would allow us to…
Reach more people, more quickly. We’ve already started pilots in Poland, Italy, Greece and Macau and we’re now preparing for our next big step: international success. Our bootcamps have a 96% rate of employability and we’ve found that our younger students have improved their maths and logic abilities as a result of attending the junior lessons. We are also planning to run bootcamps in prisons and funding will allow us access to such institutions.
We have an amazing and passionate team that needs to grow so we can focus on making our products better, improve the content of the classes and create a sales team that will ensure our vision becomes a reality.
I celebrate diversity in life.
I am a Biomedical Engineer who enjoys maths and science and in my spare time I practice trapeze, suspended yoga and dancing. I believe diversity brings a magical mix into the world. I truly appreciate the ‘different’ in life and the new light others can shine on situations. I’m of the belief that you can always take something new from everyone you meet. So, I guess my superpower is curiosity.