In case you missed it, below are this week’s top headlines from The Iron Yard:
- News & Observer – Jessica Mitsch is on the front lines of a national effort to get more women into tech careers: Profile on our Executive Director of the Code School, Jessica Mitsch, for the “Tar Heel of the Week” feature.
- CMS Wire – How to Keep Your Skills Sharp and Your Career Vibrant: Independent organizations and companies have made it easier to access learning resources, removing barriers such as expensive tuition, remote locations and rigid schedules for those seeking to gain new skills. These efforts help people, regardless of academic background, socioeconomic status or geographic location, reach the next step in their technology careers.
- DCinno – Voices of D.C. Coding Schools: What Students Say They Actually Get From the Programs: In D.C., meetups are filled with people who opted to go to General Assembly or The Iron Yard’s courses to learn their coding skills. But what is it truly like to be in coding school? To look for a new job after leaving a bootcamp? To attend part-time? DC Inno asked a group of D.C. area coding school grads.