Confections to Coding: Maroua From KC

My path into tech isn’t what most would call “straightforward.” Growing up as a first-generation Moroccan immigrant, I never envisioned a career..

Expanding The Toolkit: Jacob from STL

A Precarious Assemblage For years I pursued a career as an artist and an educator. Art has always been a mirror of the time in which it was made...

Company Partnerships: A Spotlight on Maritz

Companies Partner to Achieve a Common Goal At first glance, Maritz and LaunchCode may seem to have little in common other than being based in St...

Success Story: Ryan from STL

I have been fascinated with computers for about as long as I can remember. As a child, I remember reading some of my mother’s old assembly code..

A Q&A With Jacob Francois

What did you do before LaunchCode? For years I pursued a career as an artist and an educator. Art has always been a mirror of the time in which it..

8 Tips to Rock Your First Hackathon

Prepping for A Hackathon, From an Organizer’s Perspective. A few months ago I not only helped plan my first hackathon, but also attended my first..

CoderGirl Story: Amy

From Living Paycheck-To-Paycheck to Landing a Rewarding Career in Tech When scrolling Facebook, I don’t generally expect to come across something..

Success Story: Josh in KC

A Q&A with Josh on His Transition into Tech Josh learned to code so he could build a website to self-publish his creative writing. With a website..

Build Successful Teams With Metrics

Ask American businesses their greatest challenge and many will cite unmet workforce needs, often deepest in the realm of technology. More than..

Becoming A Microsoft Programmer

How a Curious Coder Made the Transition to Programming at a Major Technology Company The Beginning: Building My Coding Skills My journey with..