All Star Code is currently hiring for three positions:
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OVER 130 STUDENTS APPLIED TO OUR SUMMER INTENSIVE!
We are so pleased with the incredible response our Summer Intensive applications drew, and we thank you for helping us spread the word. We’ll be notifying our inaugural class soon. We can’t wait to share with you our first cohort of Summer Intensive All Stars!
GLG SOCIAL IMPACT FELLOWSHIP
All Star Code is honored to join an impressive class of GLG Social Impact Fellowship organizations. The GLG Social Impact Fellow program brings nonprofit leaders and social entrepreneurs into the GLG Community to solve many of their complex operational and developmental challenges. You can read more about this incredible opportunity HERE.
ECHOING GREEN FINALIST
All Star Code has been selected by Echoing Green as a finalist for their 2014 Black Male Achievement Fellowship program! This innovative partnership between the Open Society Foundations and Echoing Green is dedicated to improving the life outcomes of black men and boys in the U.S., and is the first fellowship program in the world for social entrepreneurs who are starting up new and innovative organizations in the field of black male achievement. You can read more about this wonderful program HERE.
Have you seen our new website lately? AllStarCode.org has undergone major renovations, and features our brand new logo, as seen at the top of this newsletter. Let us know what you think of it via Twitter. We’ll continue to share up-to-the-minute news on the site, and be sure to stay connected with us via Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and Tumblr as well.
“There will be 1.4 million tech jobs by 2020. And the existing pipelines don’t have enough people to fill them. You have to invest in people to fill this need. It’s a national priority.” Check out Christina’s new interview with OZY.
All Star Code has partnered with General Assembly to bring more underrepresented groups of people into tech with The Opportunity Fund. You can read more about it on Fast Company, The Next Web, and Jake’s Blog Post.
IN THE NEWS
Coding programs and tech industry diversification continue to be a part of the national conversation. Check out this article in The Wall Street Journal about a former Goldman Sachs tech analyst launching a new coding program in Hong Kong, and this article in The San Francisco Chronicle about getting more women and minorities onto tech rosters.