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From Social Work to Software Engineer: One Mom's Story

Find out how DigitalCrafts alumna Ashley juggled attending a coding bootcamp with the demands of being a mom.

Published 10th May 2019
2 minute read

Webinar: What is a DigitalCrafts Coding Bootcamp Really Like?

Curious about what it's like to attend one of our bootcamps? In a recent webinar, DigitalCrafts grads April and Clare share what it's like to be a student at DigitalCrafts, what they learned and how we helped them land the job.

Published 11th April 2019
3 minute read

Start Coding with These Communities for Women Programmers

Start building your coding skills with these programming communities for women developers.

Published 15th February 2019
4 minute read

Atlanta Bootcamp to Silicon Valley Startup: How I Got a Job After My Coding Bootcamp

Finding a new job can be tough enough, but add in a cross-country move to a new city, and you've got a whole new kind of challenge. Alumna Merilee Wheelock shares her experience and offers job search tips for new bootcamp grads.

Published 31st January 2019
6 minute read

Improving Diversity in Tech: Announcing the Turner's Women in Tech Scholarship

DigitalCrafts is proud to announce that we have partnered with Turner to provide a scholarship for women, with the goal of increasing diversity in tech.

Published 9th January 2019
3 minute read

Guaranteed Scholarships for Women and Veterans

One of our primary goals of 2018 has been improving accessibility. DigitalCrafts' mission is to make a career in technology as accessible as possible, especially for the underrepresented and the veterans who keep our country safe. To that end, starting with our upcoming September '18 cohorts, women and veterans automatically receive scholarships - no application necessary.

Published 8th August 2018
5 minute read

Being a Woman in Tech

What is it like to be a woman in the field of technology? We sat down with four women in different areas of the field and at different stages of their career to get their perspectives. We discussed what interests them about their current field, some challenges they have faced, and what they would like to see changed. 

Published 2nd May 2018
12 minute read

DigitalCrafts Chats withWomen in Technology

In honor of International Women's Day, a day dedicated to celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women across the world, we recognize the successes of our very own #LadyBuilders as they share their experiences entering a knowingly male-dominated field and address how to inspire younger girls to enter the tech field. 

Published 8th March 2017
6 minute read

DigitalCrafts Students Win First Place at ATL Goodie Hack [Gentrification]

Team Mini City, which consisted of three current DigitalCraft student developers, can now add "Hackathon Winner" to their resumes! The team participated at the 2016 Goodie Hack [Gentrification] event which took place at TechSquare Labs, a local tech incubator located near Georgia Tech in Atlanta, GA. Participants were given 48 hours to form teams, conceptualize and develop a prototype that would improve or solve local economic issues. Team Mini City won first place for creating tech-enabled container modules that assist the homeless.

Published 19th October 2016
4 minute read

Women Learning to Code in Atlanta

It's no secret that women are underrepresented in the developer workforce. Thankfully, there are several great organizations in and around Atlanta who are helping women break into the world of technology. Read on for a summary of these resources and more on how DigitalCrafts supports empowering women through technology.

Published 27th August 2015
5 minute read
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