In this article, we delve into Manuel’s story, exploring his motivations, challenges, and the transformative impact of his journey into the world of technology.
Earlier this month, we had the opportunity to chat with Yun, a 32-year-old migrant from China who graduated from the MigraCode Web Development Course in March 2023. During the interview Yun shared her experiences and insights, shedding light on her journey from being a tech reporter in China to becoming a tech insider thanks to MigraCode.
Thony Nava is a 28-years old-developer based in Barcelona. He describes himself as a “geek” because he has been extremely fascinated by coding since a very young age. At 14, he decided to take a Pascal programming language course during a summer break, and ever since, he has nurtured his coding skills.
The questions are then, why did he need MigraCode and why does he describe MigraCode as a game changer for his personal and professional life?
What are the unexpected benefits of MigraCode beyond learning how to code? Abubaker Nazir is a MigraCode student who joined the program in July 2022. Since he’s still studying, his experience does not fall into the graduate success stories we usually write. Yet, his experience shows that the positives of MigraCode are already very much in evidence during the program.
This month we interviewed Jaime Martínez-Marí, a retired lawyer from Barcelona, who decided to become a volunteer for MigraCode.
An open conversation on ‘Impostor Syndrome’: Doing a coding Bootcamp without doubting yourself every day
Giving priority to students’ mental health has always been an essential part of MigraCode Barcelona. we decided to have an open conversation with them about well-being and mental health, and one of the clear patterns that emerged was that many were experiencing the so-called impostor syndrome. But what is it, exactly?
Interview with Feyisewa Salami: the importance of having a community of reference as a woman in tech
Feyisewa Awotedu is a passionate Software Engineer at ThoughtWorks who recently moved to Spain from Nigeria. In her attempt to adapt to a new reality, she discovered MigraCode’s CodeWomen Barcelona, the community of women she always wished to have.
On Saturday the 18th of June, the second edition of our Gran Fondo Cycling Fundraiser took place. An event that more than 40 cyclists joined in order to bike the steep mountains of the Catalan Pyrenees to support the MigraCode program. In total, more than 4,800 euros have been raised, making it possible for a new batch of students to study coding at MigraCode and eventually find high-quality jobs in the tech industry.