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?
Through a combination of monthly workshops, a Slack channel and a WhatsApp group for organizing, sharing materials and asking questions, CodeWomen offers a flexible context for personal support and encouragement.
Despite living in Argentina, Cristal Bukler has dedicated countless hours mentoring Migracode students on employability.
ThoughtWorks full-stack developer Elena Raffay joined Migracode as a way to give back to the community. While having to move fully online isn’t ideal, she still enjoys being part of a diverse community of coders working to include historically marginalized groups in tech.