SheCanCode works with companies to help them attract, hire, develop and retain diverse technologists, bridging the digital skills gap by empowering women to enter and remain in technology.
At SheCanCode, we are building a company that aspires to have an exemplary culture - one that is conducive to attracting and retaining the most diverse intellectual and creative talent in the world. We spend our time in an ego-free, non-hierarchical environment, coming up with innovative solutions to social problems that are currently limiting equality in the workplace.
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DIVERSITY & INCLUSION
VIEW ON DIVERSITY & INCLUSION . . .
HOW WE CULTIVATE CULTURE OF INCLUSION . . .
STRATEGIES TO INCREASE D&I . . .
Beta Job Board: Due to high-demand from the community, SheCanCode has developed a platform for their community to find job opportnities with companies that care about diversity.
Summer Internship Program: Designed in partnership with Founders & Coders, the program offers Sixth Formers an opportunity to join a 6-week coding course + work on real-world problems in the offices of a sponsor firm. Coming Summer 2018.
50:50 University Hackathons: We’re launching a series of 24-hour 50:50 hackathons at several universities across the UK, culminating in an inter-university startup showcase + pitch competition in London. Launching Oct 2017.
Course + Events Finder: We’re building tools to scrape relevant technical courses and events, to help those transitioning from a non-technical into a technical role to find opportunities that match their preferences. Launching Oct 2017.
Rise Up_: A community-driven forum for women to ask the community for advice; a tailored newsletter with relevant jobs, blogs, events and other resources as well as access to a specialized career advisory and an exceptional headhunting service should they require it. Launching June 2017.
The Sandbox_: A series of mums + kids play-dates that connects working mums with expectant + returning mums to increase access to career mentorship and strengthen business networks. More Info Coming Soon. Role Models: We will be conducting 3 min video interviews with female role models to celebrate women. Launching June 2017.
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