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Thursday, October 10 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Blue-Collar Turned Software Developer in 16 Weeks: My Journey to Tech as a Refugee LIMITED

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Is the American Dream still alive? If you ask African refugee and recent Boise Coding Dojo graduate Yamin Hakizimana, his answer would be a resounding “yes.” In this talk we'll discuss how Coding Bootcamps are transforming the tech talent pipeline and also changing the lives of thousands of aspiring tech workers across the US.

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Stephen Sinco

Head of Marketing, Coding Dojo

Speakers
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Yamin Hakizimana

Jr. Software Developer, VYNYL
I am full stack Software developer and extremely passionate tech professional that strives to innovate.I came to America five years ago as a refugee(an Asylum Seeker) from Burundi. In December of 2018 that's when I first found out about the Coding Dojo of Boise through the meet up... Read More →
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Brittany Kragerud

Program Success Manager, Coding Dojo
I have a passion for people and experiences. I believe that whatever opportunity I am apart of should be made the absolute best. I do whatever I can to promote the organization and the people I am surrounded by. Whatever it takes I believe in creating an environment that is contagious... Read More →


Thursday October 10, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm MDT
JUMP (The Loft - 5th Floor)