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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...

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..

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..

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..

Teaming Up in Innovative Ways: 1904labs x LaunchCode

Most of our company partners team up with us to tap into the diverse hiring pool of LaunchCoders that come from our programs. However, not all of..

How I Learned to Follow My Own Advice

My three sisters and I were raised by a dad with a ponytail and a mom who did hair. To me, the world was full of exciting people and things to..