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Ada Next Steps

Here at Ada, we are dedicated to changing the diversity of Tech. We are a learning organization and we understand that the path to social justice is a continual journey where we will make strides as well as missteps in our pursuit for equality. Our goal is to learn and grow so that we can better serve our students and better address our mission. Given feedback from students and our own learnings from running Ada over the past year, we…

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Meet Asha!

Asha was an Assistant Project Manager before she joined Ada’s first cohort. Asha will be kicking off our first blog post as a part of the “Where are the Adies Now” blog series by telling us what she’s been up to since graduating.  What were you doing before you became a Software Engineer? I got my bachelor’s in Accounting. After college I did some accounting work, then eventually did some project management for a lighting manufacturing company. Where are you…

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Meet Jennie, current C[3] student!

Jennie moved to Seattle with her daughter, Holiday, from Virginia this year for the Ada program. Prior to Ada, she was a teacher in Spain for 5 years when she decided she wanted to change careers. We wanted to sit down with Jennie to learn how her path led her here. How did you discover programming? I started teaching technology classes for high school and middle school students. Back then, there was a big push for more coding. I wrote…

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Diversity Matters

Ada has a commitment to changing diversity in the Tech industry. With that comes a set of challenges because everyone comes from various starting places and brings a unique story, background, and skill set to the table. As an organization, we are committed to getting better at addressing our students’ broad set of needs, supporting women of color through our program, and successfully training those with little to no programming experience. We are extremely proud of our 37 graduates, over…

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Getting To Know Cohort 4!

This week Ada Developer Academy’s 4th cohort started class! The class of 24 women have spent their first week settling into their new classroom space, getting to know one another, running around Seattle for a team-building scavenger hunt with Ada staff, and beginning to learn about bash and Ruby. A year from now, this group of women will join the 37 Ada graduates already working at Seattle tech companies (a 95%+ placement rate into dev jobs). And it’s clear that…

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Ada Welcomes Cohort 4

Ada Developers Academy is proud to announce our new 4th cohort, starting class September 21! Congratulations everyone! Amy Ruth Hunter  Annalee Herrera  Audrey Davis  Brittany Kohler  Claire Schechter  Daphne Gold  Desiree Poland  Emily Gordon  Hailey Willis  Jenna Nichols  Jennie Buechner  Jessica Noglows  Katherine Defliese  Kelly Devlin  Lauren Granger  Logan McDonald  Meagan Riley Spicer  Meighan Rasley  Rebecca Tolmach  Ricky Hougland   Sarah Trowbridge  Tamar Hershenbaum

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One Week to Submit Applications

Our review team is hard at work looking at student submissions. If you  intend to apply, remember that the deadline is Monday, July 20 at 5pm PST. If you have friends, colleagues, or family that would be a good fit for Ada, now is the time to let them know! http://application.adadevelopersacademy.org/ Information Session RecordingConsidering applying and want to hear more about the program? Our recent information session was recorded! Watch it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DahcM8H1HOk

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Prospective Student Info Session Today!

Want to get more information about Ada? Watch the live stream of our prospective student information session from 5:30pm-7:30pm PT today, July 7 on YouTube. If you can’t make the live stream, the session will also be recorded. Got questions while the session is going? Direct them to @adaacademy on Twitter!

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