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Women in Tech

Grace Hopper: the Person, Programmer, and Pioneer

As a computer programming icon and the namesake of our immersive coding bootcamp for women and non-binary students, Grace Hopper is a name you’ll hear on a regular basis at Fullstack Academy.
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Women in Tech

Our Official Guide to the 2020 Grace Hopper Celebration

From must-watch speakers like Megan Rapinoe and Serena Williams to networking events and more, here’s our guide to making the most of the 2020 Grace Hopper Celebration.
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Student Stories

What It Takes to Be a UX Engineer at Google

At a recent panel hosted by Fullstack Academy, UX engineers at Google discussed the field of UX engineering and offered insight into the skills needed for the role, what the day-to-day is like, and more.
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Student Stories

One Alum Shares the Soft Skills You Need to Land a Job at Etsy

Learn how the culture at the Grace Hopper Program set one alum up for success as a junior software engineer at Etsy.
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Women in Tech

6 Paramount Projects From July Grads

One of our favorite days each semester is Demo Day, when the Grace Hopper cohorts present their capstone projects and show off what they’ve built. In the three weeks leading up to Demo Day, students work together in teams to deploy the skills they’ve learned so far. Check out 6 of their presentations here.
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Women in Tech

5 Fabulous Feminist Coding Bootcamp Projects

Want to know what kind of apps you'll actually build during coding bootcamp? Today, we're sharing 5 projects Grace Hopper grads built specifically to benefit women.
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Accessible Tech Education for Women+ Students.

Explore the Grace Hopper Program at Fullstack Academy, an immersive software engineering course for women+ students

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Women in Tech

Meet the Fullstack Academy Instructors: Jess Bracht

This series profiles our instructors at Fullstack Academy and Grace Hopper Program, giving you an inside look at their backgrounds and what they love most about working with and for our students. They also offer up solid advice for prospective students. Today, meet Jess Bracht.
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Student Stories

Overcoming Imposter Syndrome: How to Deal with Feelings of Inadequacy and Become a Developer

If you're a prospective bootcamp student struggling with imposter syndrome, don't fret—it can strike even the most accomplished developers. Here are ways to cope.
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Women in Tech

15 Chicago-based Cis and Trans Women Programmers to Follow on Twitter

If you’re a cis or trans woman programmer looking for role models to follow, these developers should be top of your list.
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Women in Tech

16 Remarkable Women Programmers Who Transformed the Tech World

During Women’s History Month and beyond, celebrate these 16 women programmers who made significant accomplishments in technology.
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Women in Tech

How Investors Can Leverage Their Power to Close the Gender Gap in Tech

Investors are responsible, in part, for causing the gender gap in tech. But they also have a big role to play in closing it.
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Women in Tech

How 7 Tech Companies Are Fighting Workplace Sexism

Workplace sexism in the tech industry is far too common. But these companies are using hiring, policies, transparency, and even technology itself to change that.
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